Students interested in a cosmetology career can obtain an education through Virginia School of Hair Design, which is located in a metropolitan area of Hampton, Virginia. This school has been accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences since 1967. This school's cosmetology program is constructed to prepare students for long term employment upon completion, having provided all the skills required to prepare students for licensure and employment in the beauty industry. In addition, Virginia School of Hair Design also offers a cosmetology instructor training program for students who want to become a cosmetology instructor and a hair styling program for students who wish to pursue a more in-depth education in the styling of hair.
In 2010-2011 about fifty-six students completed programs at Virginia School of Hair Design, with a graduation rate of around 66%.
Virginia School of Hair Design provides student services in the form of job placement opportunities for graduates looking for work and cosmetology career counseling assistance to help students. State and county licensing procedures may differ, and as such it is suggested students look into getting a license in cosmetology. For information and consumer disclosures, please check out school's website.
Below is a listing of the programs that may be offered at Virginia School of Hair Design. 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 (540) 464-7207.
Cosmetology (1,500 Hours)
Cosmetology program takes on average twelve months to complete. Students that complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $14,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $500*
- 7 students completed this program in the previous reported year
- The length of the cosmetology program is usually 12 months
Read more and find other schools listed by going to our cosmetology schools information page.
Barber (1,100 Hours)
The barber program offered most often takes about nine months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $11,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $600*
- Takes about 9 months to complete
Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (600 Hours)
The cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program offered most often takes about five months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $5,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $100*
- Takes about 5 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 average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,200. To calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $100 application fee for those applying to a program. The school's financial aid department offers additional information regarding types of aid, how to apply and more. Students may contact the school by calling (757) 722-0211. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at VMI, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with Virginia School of Hair Design for more information.
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||90%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||90%||$4,769|
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to Virginia School of Hair Design. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- Rudy & Kelly Academy of Hair and Nails in Fredericksburg, VA (16 miles away)
- Suffolk Beauty Academy in Newport News, VA (23 miles away)