Located in Shelbyville, Tennessee, Buchanan Beauty College is a private institution that provides career education for potential students interested in cosmetology. The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences has accredited the instruction & training provided by Buchanan Beauty College for over 3 years. The main program offered by Buchanan Beauty College is in cosmetology, which prepares students with the skills and education needed to obtain licensure and seek out long term employment after graduation. In addition, Buchanan Beauty College also offers a nail technology program, which offers education in nail artistry, an esthetics program, for individuals who wish to specialize in skin treatments and care, and a cosmetology instructor training program for students who aim to become educators.
Over the last several years close to 61 students have graduated from this school, with students graduating with a rate of about 70%. In 2009 the reported default rate of students taking federal student loans to pay the tuition and fees for this school was around 9%.
Buchanan Beauty College provides cosmetology career counseling to help students. State licensing procedures may differ, and as such it is suggested students lookup obtaining a license in cosmetology. Students can learn more about Buchanan Beauty College, including licensure preparation, by visiting shutterfly.com.
Below is a listing of the programs that may be offered at Buchanan Beauty College. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (931) 684-4080.
Cosmetology (1,500 Hours)
Cosmetology program takes on average thirteen months to complete. Students that complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $13,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $2,000*
- 6 students completed this program in the previous reported year
- The length of the cosmetology program is usually 13 months
Learn more about cosmetology programs through our cosmetology schools profile page, which includes listings and career descriptions.
The program offered most often takes about six months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $5,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $1,100*
- Takes about 6 months to complete
Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (300 Hours)
Cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program takes on average three months to complete. Students that complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $3,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $500*
- Takes about 3 months to complete
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||91%||$4,567|
|Receiving Student Loans||55%||$4,043|
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to Buchanan Beauty College. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- Buchanan Beauty College in Tullahoma, TN (18 miles away)
- Love Beauty School in Manchester, TN (21 miles away)
- Paul Mitchell the School - Murfreesboro in Murfreesboro, TN (24 miles away)
- Fayetteville College of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences in Fayetteville, TN (25 miles away)
- Volunteer Beauty School - Nashville in Nashville, TN (35 miles away)
- Tennessee Career Institute in Columbia, TN (35 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Nashville in Brentwood, TN (38 miles away)
- Paul Mitchell the School - Nashville in Antioch, TN (39 miles away)