Sierra College of Beauty

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2022 Average Net Price
$8,338
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
157
76.4% Full-Time

About

Sierra College of Beauty is a higher education institution located in Merced County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Sierra College of Beauty were General Cosmetology (24 degrees awarded) and Barbering (22 degrees).

In 2022, 136 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Sierra College of Beauty. 86.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 13.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (84 degrees), 6.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (13 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,338.

In 2022, 60% of undergraduate students attending Sierra College of Beauty received financial aid through grants.

Average Net Price

$8,338
2022 Value
1.31%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Sierra College of Beauty had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,338. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Sierra College of Beauty grew by 1.31%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

60% of undergraduate students at Sierra College of Beauty received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 23.1% with respect to 2021, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Enrollment

Sierra College of Beauty had a total enrollment of 157 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Sierra College of Beauty is 120 students and the part-time enrollment is 37. This means that 76.4% of students enrolled at Sierra College of Beauty are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Sierra College of Beauty, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.92% Two or More Races, 6.37% Black or African American, 3.82% White, and 3.18% Asian.

Students enrolled at Sierra College of Beauty in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (50%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (25.8%) and Two or More Races Female (10.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Sierra College of Beauty in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 157 students. The full-time enrollment at Sierra College of Beauty is 120 and the part-time enrollment is 37.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Sierra College of Beauty was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Sierra College of Beauty had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    115 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    14 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    10 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Sierra College of Beauty is 73.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.92% Two or More Races, 6.37% Black or African American, 3.82% White, and 3.18% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 100 more women than men received degrees from Sierra College of Beauty. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Sierra College of Beauty is hispanic or latino (84 degrees awarded). There were 6.46 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (13 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Sierra College of Beauty is General Cosmetology (24 degrees awarded), followed by Barbering (22 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Sierra College of Beauty, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (136 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Sierra College of Beauty are Chefs & head cooks (8,521 people), Cooks (3,235 people), Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors (2,785 people), Food service managers (2,333 people), and Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers (1,142 people).

The most specialized majors at Sierra College of Beauty in 2022 are Personal & Culinary Services (136 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Sierra College of Beauty are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Lodging managers, Financial managers, and Management analysts

The most specialized majors at Sierra College of Beauty are Personal & Culinary Services (136 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Sierra College of Beauty are Restaurants & Food Services (12,244 people), Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories (3,016 people), Traveler accommodation (1,919 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,775 people), and Construction (1,430 people).

The most specialized majors at Sierra College of Beauty are Personal & Culinary Services (136 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Sierra College of Beauty.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 24 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Sierra College of Beauty was General Cosmetology with 24 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

18
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
118
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Sierra College of Beauty, which is 0.153 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (118).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Sierra College of Beauty in Barbering, which is 4.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 59 degrees were awarded to women at Sierra College of Beauty in Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

69%
100% Completion Time
85%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 69% of students graduating from Sierra College of Beauty completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 85% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 85% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    84 degrees awarded
  2. White
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Sierra College of Beauty is hispanic or latino (84 degrees awarded). There were 6.46 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (13 degrees).

18.4% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    66 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    18 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Sierra College of Beauty is hispanic or latino female (66 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (18 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$200k
2022 Salaries
0%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Sierra College of Beauty paid a median of $200k in salaries, a 0% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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