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La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology

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La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology Overview

Located in Mason City, Iowa, La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology is a private for-profit institution. The location of LaJames College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology Known For?

28 Undergraduate Awards
  • LaJames College has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.
  • The highest award offered at LaJames College is the undergraduate certificate.

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La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at LaJames College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#82 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#142 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology?

Location of La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology

Contact details for LaJames College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 24 Second St Ne, Mason City, IA 50401-3308
Phone: 641-424-2161
Website: www.lajames.edu

How Do I Get Into LaJames College?

You can apply to LaJames College online at: lajames.edu/application/

As long as you submit the requested materials to La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology?

86% Take Out Loans
5.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At LaJames College, approximately 86% of students took out student loans averaging $6,200 a year. That adds up to $24,800 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LaJames College is 5.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology Undergraduate Student Diversity

54 Full-Time Undergraduates
98% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 54 full-time undergraduates at LaJames College, 2% are male and 98% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  LaJames College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of LaJames College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 49
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Cosmetology 10 15 25
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 3 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0
TOTAL 13 15 28

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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