Suffolk Beauty Academy

Overview of Suffolk Beauty Academy

Students attend Suffolk Beauty Academy in Suffolk, VA, a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Suffolk Beauty Academy degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

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

Suffolk Beauty Academy Selectivity

Applicants to Suffolk Beauty Academy appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 50 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). Suffolk Beauty Academy has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"All programs are designed to prepare graduates for the State Licensing Examination and enhanced employment opportunities upon graduation."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Suffolk Beauty Academy

Suffolk Beauty Academy
860 Portsmouth Blvd
Suffolk , VA 23434-3020
General Phone: (757) 934-0656

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Suffolk Beauty Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology19cosmetology

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

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

Suffolk Beauty Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Suffolk Beauty Academy had a total enrollment of 50 students (94 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 9%
Black 90%
Hispanic 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 22%
20-21 22%
22-24 8%
25-29 24%
30-34 14%
35-39 6%
40-49 2%
50-64 2%

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

North Carolina28%

Suffolk Beauty Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 75 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 23%

Suffolk Beauty Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Financial Aid:
Suffolk Beauty Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2538800)

Suffolk Beauty Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

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Suffolk Beauty Academy Highlights

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What Sets Suffolk Beauty Academy Apart:

% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Female % of student body
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Suffolk Beauty Academy Minority % of student body

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