Carsten Institute

Address:  3345 S Rural Rd
Tempe, Arizona 85282
Phone:  General information - (480) 491-0449
Financial aid office - (480) 777-7077
Admissions office - (480) 491-1721
Mission statement:  To strive for excellence in education by creating an environment of trust and respect, instilling a desire to achieve personal and professional goals, nurturing a continuous desire for knowledge and the creativity to dream. By presenting the student with...
Type:  < 2-year, Private for-profit
Religious affiliation:  Not applicable
Federal aid:  Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).

Awards Offered

Certificates:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Special learning
Credit accepted:  Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits


Largest Program
Largest ProgramProgram Length (hrs)
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General1,600
Detailed Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
   Tuition and fees$12,800$11,700$10,950
   Books and supplies$1,200$1,000$950
Off Campus
   Room and board$10,010$9,790$9,647
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
   Off Campus$29,521$27,880$26,860
   Off Campus with Family$17,619$16,242$15,387
More Programs
ProgramProgram Length (hrs)Tuition and feesBooks and supplies
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist600$7,700$1,200
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor650$6,600$200
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor500$5,100$200


Total population:  107
Undergrad population:  107
Undergrad ages:  21% 25 and over, 79% 24 and under
Campus setting:   Midsize City
Campus housing:  No

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