These rates, as stated here, are reported on our National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences Annual Report for 2012/13.
Of the 56 graduates that took the state board licensing examination during the reporting period, 55 passed the exam the first time taken. One graduate chose not to take the exam. That is a pass rate of 98%.
56 of the 57 people who were eligible to be employed during the reporting period were placed in jobs for their course of study. That is a placement rate of 98%.
Of the 90 students that were scheduled to graduate during the reporting period, 64 did graduate during their scheduled time. That is a completion rate of 71%.
As you can see with the rates above, Black Hills Beauty College has excellent licensing and placement rates. This career success can be attributed directly to the quality of education provided at BHBC.
We strive to provide the most in-depth, challenging, and success-driven cosmetology training found in South Dakota and throughout the region. This is due in part to the expectations we instill in the students to learn and to be responsible for their education. Career success quickly follows, as our prospective students will quickly discover.