Shear Academy

Overview of Shear Academy

Shear Academy is in Crossville, TN. Crossville is a self-contained town. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Shear Academy issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at Shear Academy include beauty and cosmetology.

Shear Academy Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.

Student Body

Approximately 18 students study at Shear Academy (in 2007-2008).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission and purpose of Shear Academy is to provide all graduates with the practical knowledge necessary to qualify them for an entry level position as a licensed master barber-stylist. It is our goal to provide up-to-date information with hands-on training in every skill taught, to adequately prepare students to take and excel on the state licensure exam, to assist in career counseling and achievement, and to instill the confidence required to be successful in the family hair care business. To achieve these goals it is our objective to uphold a postive educational and motivational atmosphere in the school, to maintain a low student-teacher ratio, to model a professional attitude, and to remain open and receptive to innovation and improvement."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Shear Academy

Shear Academy
780 West Ave
Crossville , TN 38555
General Phone: (931) 456-5391

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Shear Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology12barber, cosmetoloty instructor

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years121
Award of less than 1 academic year01

Shear Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Shear Academy had a total enrollment of 18 students (23 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 97%
Hispanic 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 11%
18-19 22%
20-21 11%
22-24 6%
25-29 11%
30-34 11%
35-39 17%

Shear Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year

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

Item Percent
Graduating 84%

Shear Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Shear Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Shear Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3774400)

Shear Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor

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Shear Academy Highlights

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What Sets Shear Academy Apart:

% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Female % of student body
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