Campus Performance Statistics
For the from January 1st, 2012 until December 31st, 2012, the campuses of Olympus Inc., including the campuses of Olympian Academy, I.T.S. Academy of Beauty and Hair Benders Academy.
Of those 1188 scheduled to graduate, 654 (55.05%) completed their program within 150% of their scheduled time. Of those graduates who took their state licensing exam, 447 (99.78%) passed. Of those that were licensed during that time, 465 (71.10%) have found jobs. As reported in 2012 NACCAS Annual Report Additional statistics can be found online at nces.ed.gov
Florida Admissions and Enrollment Requirements
The school does not discriminate in its employment, admission, instruction, or graduation policies on the basis of age, race, handicap, creed, color, religion, financial status, ethnic origin, or sex. The school requires that each student enrolling in the Cosmetology or Manicuring course is at least 16 years of age and have graduated from high school or received a GED.All applicants must complete an Application for Enrollment. Prior to starting classes, students must:
- Pay the applicable registration fee, which is refundable, if the applicant is rejected.
- Register with the state regulatory agency and pay the required fee of $25.00, which may not be refunded.
- Provide proof of age and secondary education.
The school does not recruit students already attending or admitted to any other school offering a similar program of study. The school does not accept Ability to Benefits students at this time.
The school will administer a scholastic evaluation to students wishing to transfer to the school or require the transfer student to enter the school’s Phase I class. Based on the test results, if applicable, the school may recognize credit for all or part of the applicant’s previous training or work experience provided it is recognized by the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. Any transfer hours must be submitted and approved prior to enrollment. Transfer students must complete a minimum of 500 clock hours. In addition, such students must meet all regular entrance and registration requirements. If approved for enrollment, tuition will be charged at the hourly rate for the course of study at the time of enrollment plus the applicable registration fee.
All applicants contracting for 50% or more of the full course length must purchase a kit, which includes applicable texts and uniforms according to the standard policy for full course students.
This includes, without limitation, instruments, equipment and any other items related to instruction that the school may require a student to purchase for use in the classroom as determined at the school’s discretion. Applicants contracting for less than 50% of the full course length have the option to purchase a full kit, which includes applicable texts and uniforms to complete the course. Student may purchase supplies of equal or greater quality from vendors other than the school or from the school directly.
All re-entry and transfer students will be charged an hourly rate for the total remainder of hours to complete their course based on the table listed in the schools current catalog plus the cost of the kit.
A student transferring from one Olympus Inc. campus to another will be charged a $100 fee, but their contract will remain the same. All transfer and re-entry students must be properly registered with the state regulatory agency.
Transfer of credit from this institution is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Clock hour is defined as 50 minutes of direct instruction with a ten minute break.