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Cosmetology Program Earns Number Four National Ranking

August 31, 2017

Watertown, SD – Lake Area Tech’s Cosmetology Program has been named the number four beauty/cosmetology program in the United States by Best Colleges.  Ranking criteria included admissions rate, student loan default rate, retention rate, and graduation rate. All data points were taken from information provided by colleges and universities to the National Center for Education Statistics. Each factor is weighted evenly in order to give an objective view and determine the 50 best online beauty and cosmetology programs.

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