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IPEDS ID: 118134
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Lyles Bakersfield College of Beauty
2935 F St, Bakersfield, California 93301
General information:  (661) 327-9784
Type:  < 2-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  59 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  11 to 1
Net Price
Mission Statement
  To prepare all students to pass the State Board examination.
To produce knowledgeable and skilled graduates that will an asset to any phase of the industry they wish to pursue.
To produce students that will be highly employable and capable of demonstrating the knowledge and experience received in their training.
To maintain an updated program so the students will have complete knowledge of the current professional techniques.
To promote continual educational growth for the faculty and students through constant review of teaching methods and techniques.
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Students cannot receive federal aid (e.g. Pell Grants).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty (all instructional)25
Estimated Expenses in the Largest Program for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Largest ProgramProgram LengthAverage Completion
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General1,600 contact hours14 months
Detailed Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees$10,905$10,905$16,000$16,0840.5%
Books and supplies$1,234$1,234$1,602$1,6020.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$13,716$19,359$20,196$20,1960.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Off Campus$29,203$42,987$49,786$49,8700.2%
Off Campus with Family$15,487$20,698$26,526$26,6100.3%
Next largest programs 2014-2015
ProgramProgram LengthAverage CompletionTuition and feesBooks and supplies
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist400 contact hours3 months$2,077$656
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist600 contact hours5 months$11,482$1,234
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor600 contact hours5 months$4,578$1,602
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other400 contact hours3 months$3,678$1,602
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Alternative Tuition Plans
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11667%————
Grant or scholarship aid1354%$60,414$4,647
Federal grants1354%$59,226$4,556
Pell grants1354%$56,426$4,340
Other federal grants1354%$2,800$215
State/local government grant or scholarships00%$0
Institutional grants or scholarships1354%$1,188$91
Student loan aid1458%$138,335$9,881
Federal student loans1458%$138,335$9,881
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid17462%$280,054$3,785
Pell grants7160%$265,761$3,743
Federal student loans5244%$438,503$8,433
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Largest ProgramProgram LengthAcademic Year Length
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General1,600 contact hours900 contact hours
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$9,578$14,354$16,501
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$9,648$14,342$16,809
$30,001 – $48,000$18,695
$48,001 – $75,000$16,988$21,817
$75,001 – $110,000$21,817
$110,001 and more
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance for the institution's largest program. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses for the institutions largest program. If the total length of program is greater than the academic year length, the total cost of attendance is adjusted for the academic year and the average net price is for the academic year. For programs that are less than the academic year length, the total cost of attendance and the average net price are for the entire length of the program.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)59
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment0
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 54%
Part-time: 46%Student Gender:
Male: 2%
Female: 98%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 64%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 27%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 60%
25 and over: 39%
Age unknown: 1%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 100%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 100%
Part-time students: 100%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in 2011-12
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 67%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in 2010-11 or 2011-12, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in 2010-11 or 2011-12, by Time to Completion
[Began in 2010-11]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 0%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 76%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 76%
[Began in 2011-12]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 0%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 67%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: %
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram<1
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Personal and Culinary Services
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist4-
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other0-
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor0-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General-33
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist12-
Category total1633
Grand total1633
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 0
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences(!)7/1/1975 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
  • Institution does not have a Program Participation Agreement with the US Department of Education. Eligible students can NOT receive federal aid (e.g. Pell Grants).
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