Program Level – Undergraduate Certificate
Program Length – 1500 Clock hours

Our Cosmetology program is a comprehensive course that includes professional training within several aspects of the beauty industry. It is designed to give our graduates a competitive edge, with professionalism and business training, such as retailing, budgeting, and sales, taught throughout the program.

Our program includes an inneractive Pivot Point LAB, where much of the curriculum is taught in conjunction with a social learning experience. Our students connect with one another thru LAB as they grow in techniques and trends throughout the industry. Our salon floor gives students the experience needed to develop their techniqes and communication skills with clients. Our curriculum includes training in various up to date hair styles, nail artistry, and skin care techniques, along with state board preperation.

Cosmetology - Gainful Employment Disclosure

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How much will this program cost me?*

  • Tuition and Fees: $14,275
  • Books and Supplies: $1,570
  • Enrollment Fees: $150
  • Total Cost: $15,995

What other costs are there for this program?

$140.00 State Board Testing Fees and $60.00 State Licensing Fee

* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

Financing for this program may be available through Private Education Loans and institutional Financing Plans.

How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 12 months to complete.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

Austin’s Beauty College Inc. does not guarantee employment to any student who enrolls in this program. Austin’s does attempt to help students find a job by notifying them of openings and helping them create a resume and portfolio. Austin’s also posts job openings and works with salons to help find placements.

This Program meets licensure requirements in Tennessee.

Day Classes: Cosmetology (1500 Clock Hours)

32 hrs. per week – Tue.- Fri.8:30am-4:00pm (Every Other Sat. 8:30am-5pm)                52 Weeks


Night Classes: Cosmetology (1500 Clock Hours)

24 hrs. per week – Tue.- Fri. 6:00pm-10:00pm & Sat. 8:30am-5pm                              72 Weeks

20 hrs. per week – Tue.- Fri. 6:00pm-10:00pm & every other Sat. 8:30am-5pm        92 Weeks

What types of jobs were these students placed in?

Hairstylists, manicurists, supply house representatives, department store sales.

More information on jobs related to this program

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

How were completers tracked?

Phone Surveys to Employers