La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology

Private, 2-4 Years School Located in Mason City, IA

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How much is the LaJames College tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, LaJames College's tuition & fees is $19,650 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $36,010 when a student lives on-campus.

LaJames College Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$19,650
Books & Supplies Costs$2,800
On-campus Room & Board$8,520
On-campus Expenses$5,040
Off-campus Room & Board$5,790
Off-campus Expenses$9,540
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$19,650

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, LaJames College' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, 2-4 years colleges in Iowa, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $25,184.
In-StateOut-of-State
La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology$19,650
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Iowa 2-4 Years Colleges$21,255
Public Schools$8,241$10,942
Private Schools$25,184

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between LaJames College and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
La James College of Hairstyling and CosmetologyMason City, IA$19,650
Capri College-DubuqueDubuque, IA$18,580
Capri College-Cedar RapidsCedar Rapids, IA$18,580
American Hair AcademyMt. Pleasant, IA$17,590
UnityPoint Health-Des Moines School of Radiologic TechnologyDes Moines, IA$4,000
Iowa School of Beauty-Des MoinesDes Moines, IA$19,756
La James International College-Cedar FallsCedar Falls, IA$11,120
La James International College-JohnstonJohnston, IA$19,286
La James International College-Ft DodgeFort Dodge, IA$19,286
Iowa School of Beauty-OttumwaOttumwa, IA$17,640
PCI Academy-AmesAmes, IA$26,988

Financial Aid and COA

At La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, 53 students (78%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $7,798.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at LaJames College is $28,212 for students living on-campus and $29,982 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 46 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,055 and the average amount of student loans is $9,303.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$36,010
COA (off-campus)$37,780
Tuition & Fees$19,650
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,360
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$18,130
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$28,212
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$29,982
Average Financial Aid$7,798
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5378%$7,798
Pell Grants5074%$6,558
Federal Student Loan5175%$11,509
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid4690%-
Grants or Scholarships3976%$7,055
Federal Grants3671%$5,546
Pell Grants3671%$5,381
Other Federal Grants1631%$371
State/Local Grants1325%$1,554
Institutional Grants1733%$3,253
Student Loan Aid4384%$9,303
Federal Student Loans4384%$9,303
Other Student Loans0--

Student Population

La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology has a total of 59 students (all undergraduate). All students are female.
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate44 044

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address24 Second St NE, Mason City, IA
Phone641-424-2161
WEBwww.lajames.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered5 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population59
Graduation Rate71%
Retention Rate90%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate7 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties6 (Full-time), 1 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs8 (Full-time), 3 (Part-time)