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IPEDS ID: 493868
OPE ID: 04283300
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A Better U Beauty Barber Academy
5400 Phoenix Ave NE Suite 105, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
General information:  (505) 265-4777
Website:  abuacademy.com/
Type:  < 2-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
None
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
  • Faculty data not available. School failed to provide faculty data and is subject to administrative action, including a fine or termination of eligibility to participate in federal student aid.
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
Barbering/Barber1,200 clock hours8 months
Detailed Expenses2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
Tuition and fees$12,916$12,916$15,100$15,1000.0%
Books and supplies$1,455$1,455$1,440$1,4400.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$6,464$6,464$6,464$6,6563.0%
Other$2,000$2,000$2,000$2,1206.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$1,960$2,000$2,000$2,24012.0%
Total Expenses2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
Off Campus$22,835$22,835$25,004$25,3161.2%
Off Campus with Family$16,331$16,371$18,540$18,7801.3%
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2019-2020
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 aid13097%————
Grant or scholarship aid3097%$191,933$6,398
Federal grants3097%$191,933$6,398
Pell grants2994%$161,933$5,584
Other federal grants413%$30,000$7,500
State/local government grant or scholarships00%$0
Institutional grants or scholarships00%$0
Student loan aid2477%$145,899$6,079
Federal student loans2477%$145,899$6,079
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 aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid135$191,933$5,484
Pell grants29$161,933$5,584
Federal student loans24$145,899$6,079
  • 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.

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AVERAGE NET PRICE IN THE LARGEST PROGRAM FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS
Largest ProgramProgram LengthAcademic Year Length
Barbering/Barber1,200 clock hours1,100 clock hours
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2017-20182018-20192019-2020
Average net price$12,731
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2019-2020
$0 – $30,000$12,744
$30,001 – $48,000
$48,001 – $75,000
$75,001 – $110,000
$110,001 and more
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  • 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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Undergraduate application fee (2020-2021): $100
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Non-degree-granting institutions were not required to report Outcome Measures information.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2019-2020
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Culinary, Entertainment, and Personal Services
Barbering/Barber17
Category total17
Grand total17
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Educational Benefits, 2019-2020
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 2
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 0
  • Average amounts of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Council on Occupational EducationPreaccredited since (09/21/2015)12/31/2022
Council on Occupational EducationAccredited (09/01/2015 - 09/21/2015)
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/237613.
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Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
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