Durham Beauty Academy

Overview of Durham Beauty Academy

The campus of Durham Beauty Academy is in Durham, NC, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Durham Beauty Academy include, at the school's highest level, the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in beauty and cosmetology.

Durham Beauty Academy Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Durham Beauty Academy an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 91 students enrolled (117 full-time equivalent). Durham Beauty Academy has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Durham Beauty Academy is proud of its record in cosmetology education. The Cosmetology program is designed to prepare graduates for the State Licensing Examination and enhance employment opportunities in the cosmetology field for cosmetology graduates. Durham Beauty Academy has dedicated itself to this objective. Durham Beauty Academy does not discriminate in its admittance on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, or ethnic origin."

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Contacting Durham Beauty Academy

Durham Beauty Academy
4600 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham , NC 27707
General Phone: (919) 493-9557

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Durham Beauty Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology19cosmetology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years191

Durham Beauty Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Durham Beauty Academy had a total enrollment of 91 students (117 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 5%
Black 94%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 16%
20-21 13%
22-24 14%
25-29 30%
30-34 15%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%

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

North Carolina100%

Durham Beauty Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 36%

Durham Beauty Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Durham, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Durham Beauty Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Durham Beauty Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3748500)

Durham Beauty Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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Durham Beauty Academy Highlights

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What Sets Durham Beauty Academy Apart:

% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Durham Beauty Academy Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Durham Beauty Academy Female % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Durham Beauty Academy Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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