Accreditations and Approvals

APPROVALS:

  1. Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), Physical Address: 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833; Mailing Address: P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818; (916) 431-6959 or (888)370-7589; http://www.bppe.ca.gov
    BPPE School Detail
  2. Colleen O’Hara’s Beauty Academy is a private institution, approved to operate by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education pursuant to California Education Code Section 94909 (a)(2). The department’s approval means that the institution and its operation comply with the standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private postsecondary educational institutions.
  3. United States Department of Education, Colleen O’Hara’s Beauty Academy is authorized by the U.S. Department of Education for participation in the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Federal Pell Grants, and Federal Student Loans.
  4. State of California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology; P.O. Box 944226 Sacramento, CA 94244-2260 (916)574-7574

ACCREDITATIONS:

  1. National Accrediting Commission Of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) 4401 Ford Ave. Suite 1300 Alexandria, VA 22302 (703) 600-7600

MEMBERSHIPS:

  1. California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) 555 Capitol Mall Suite 705 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 447-5500 Fax (916) 440-8970
    www.cappsonline.org
  2. American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) 9927 E. Bell Rd. Suite 110 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 (800) 831-1086 or (480)281-0431 Fax: (480)905-0993
    www.beautyschools.org
  3. National Cosmetology Association (NCA)
  4. 15825 N. 71st Street, Suite 100 Scott sdale, AZ 85254, (800) 468-2274 (480)-281-0424 Fax# (480) 905-0708
    info@probeauty.org
  5. Cosmetology Educators of America (CEA)
    9927 E. Bell Rd. Suite 110 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 (800) 831-1086 or (480)281-0431 Fax: (480)905-0993
    www.beautyschools.org