Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during any given time.
The CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from Coronavirus. Students and guests should evaluate their own risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread Coronavirus if they are infected, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to Coronavirus. By coming to the school you acknowledge and agree that you assume these intent risks associated with attendance.
Net Price Calculators
The institution’s accrediting agency has allowed flexibilities to the institution in the publication of its student outcome rates if the COVID-19 Pandemic has significantly impacted the ability of students to successfully graduate, sit for licensure and/or obtain employment. Any rates reported below that have been modified in accordance with these flexibilities have been adjusted in one of the following manners as indicated.
Graduation Rate: 82.40%*
Placement Rate: 62.14%
Licensure Rate: 88.30%
*Some students who previously enrolled at this institution and were unable to successfully graduate, sit for licensure and/or obtain employment attested that they were unable or unwilling to do so specifically due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Students who made such attestations have been excluded from the calculation of this rate.
Campus Safety & Security
Students with Disabilities
Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which is a national law that protects qualified individuals from discrimination based on their disability. Under this law, individuals with disabilities are defined as persons with, have a history of, or who are regarded as having a physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits one or more major life activities. Section 504 further defines disability as any physiological disorder or condition affecting the following body systems: neurological, musculoskeletal, special sense organs, respiratory, speech organs, cardiovascular, reproductive, digestive, genitourinary, hemic and lymphatic, skin, and endocrine. Some examples of impairments include: AIDS, cancer, deafness or hearing impairment, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, kidney disease, liver disease, mobility disabilities, and mental illness. Under this law, Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities who are otherwise able to participate in their esthetics program, given its physical demands and safety requirements. A list of the physical demands and safety requirements is provided to students when they visit a campus, prior to enrollment.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
FERPA gives elgible enrolled students certain rights with respect to their educational records. This includes the right to:
- Inspect and review the student’s education records
- Request an amendment of the student’s education records
- Provide written consent before the school discloses personally identifiable information from the student’s educational records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent
- File a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the school to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute does not accept transfer hours from other institutions and never solicits the transfer of students attending another post-secondary institution. We are unable to guarantee transfer of hours earned at Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute to another institution.
- O*NET – Occupational Information Network website
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute includes the following information in its annual report to IPEDS, all of which is available on the College Navigator section of the Institute of Education Sciences/National Center for Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education) website.
- General Information
- Tuition, fees, and estimated student expenses
- Financial aid
- Retention, graduation, and transfer-out rates; graduation rates by race/ ethnicity
- Programs/majors by completion rate
- Campus security
- Federal loans, default rates, and aid programs
- Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute’s Director of Financial Aid can provide further assistance in understanding the published materials or consumer disclosures.
Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute does not offer or accept Federal Financial Aid for the Certificate in Business Administration program.
Complaints against Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute may be registered with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation.
Direct your written complaints to either:
ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, the State of Illinois center, 100 West Randolph street, Suite 9-300, Chicago, Illinois 60601; or
ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. 320 West Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Springfield, Illinois 62786.
You may also call:
ENFORCEMENT DIVISION at (312) 814-4504 (Chicago) or
(217) 785-0820 (Springfield)
Complaints against Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute may be registered with National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).
Direct your written complaints to:
NACCAS, 4401 Ford Ave., Suite 1300, Alexandria, VA 22302
You may also call:
Please note: Students must exhaust the institution’s complaint procedure prior to filing a complaint with NACCAS. The Certificate in Business Administration program is not currently accredited by NACCAS.
COMPLAINTS AGAINST ESTELLE SKIN CARE AND SPA INSTITUTE MAY BE REGISTERED WITH THE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION:
Illinois Board of Higher Education
Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377
Fax Number: (217) 782-8548
Phone Number: (217) 782-2551
Please note: Only the Certificate in Business Administration program is approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
As an institution participating in the administration of Title IV Federal Student Aid program, Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute reminds U.S. citizen students who are 18 years and older, the importance of exercising the right to vote.
If you are interested in participating in local, state or national elections, please visit the Election Assistance Commission website at http://www.eac.gov/voter_resources/register_to_vote.aspx to learn how you can register to vote.
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)
- This is an acknowledgement that the Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute signed and returned the Recipient’s Funding Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students and that the institution has used the funds to provide the mandated amount of at least 50 percent of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grants to our students.
- $68,110 is the total amount of funds that the Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute has received under the HEERF student portion.
- Of those funds, the total amount has been distributed to students as of May 7, 2020.
- 103 is the total number of students at the Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA)Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), and therefore eligible to receive an emergency grant.
- 88 is the total number of students who have received an emergency grant.
- The Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute determined which students did receive emergency grants by sending a questionnaire application via email to those that were eligible, which was due by May 5, 2020. $773.98 is the amount of funding they received.
- The students were instructed to use these funds towards anything that COVID-19 has impacted them financially.
- HEERF Quarterly Reporting: Q3 2020 uploaded 10/30/2020 (PDF)
- HEERF Quarterly Reporting: Q4 2020 uploaded 01/10/2021 (PDF)
- HEERF Quarterly Reporting: Q1 2021 uploaded 04/10/2021 (PDF)
- HEERF Quarterly Reporting: Q2 2021 uploaded 07/05/2021 (PDF)
- HEERF Quarterly Reporting: Q3 2021 uploaded 010/04/2021 (PDF)