Appalachian Beauty School

Overview of Appalachian Beauty School

The main campus of Appalachian Beauty is in South Williamson, KY (a self-contained town). The school is a private, for-profit school. Appalachian Beauty offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to beauty and cosmetology.

Appalachian Beauty Selectivity

Appalachian Beauty admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 21 enrolled students. Females make the bulk of the student body at Appalachian Beauty.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"We believe, Appalachian Beauty School, in exixtence since 1977, is a unique educational institution designed to meet the individual needs of cosmetology students by providing a quality education and practical training in a distinctly pleasant atmosphere for learning, by fostering respectful relationships and by serving the community in a fashionable, trustworthy, and economical manner. While always striving to give each student the opportunity to reach his/her full potential, Appalachian Beauty School's mission is to prepare students to successfully pass written and practical state board exams, obtain licensure, and become assets to their communities by means of gainful employment. It is our endeavor to focus on the following specific goals through conscientious and dedicated guidance and instruction."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Appalachian Beauty

Appalachian Beauty School
609A Central Avenue
South Williamson , KY 41503
General Phone: (606) 237-6650

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Appalachian Beauty Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology13cosmetology

Number of programs and degrees for Appalachian Beauty in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years131

Appalachian Beauty Student Body

In 2007-2008, Appalachian Beauty had a total enrollment of 21 students (27 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 19%
22-24 57%
25-29 14%
30-34 10%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

West Virginia38%

Appalachian Beauty Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Appalachian Beauty Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Appalachian Beauty participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2159100)

Appalachian Beauty Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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Appalachian Beauty Highlights

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What Sets Appalachian Beauty Apart:

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