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Alexandria Academy of Beauty Culture

Alexandria Academy of Beauty Culture
2305 Rapides Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301

Alexandria Academy of Beauty was established in 1928. The current owners, Fran and Tereal Calvet, have more than 20 years experience in the cosmetology industry and are dedicated to training the next generation of beauty professionals. The curriculum provides outstanding training and comprehensive courses with intense hands-on training and practice.

Students can choose between a comprehensive cosmetology course and a barber-styling course. The cosmetology course teaches all aspects of cosmetology and beauty, from cutting to styling to managing clients. Barber-styling is a 1500 hour course covering basic hair cutting and techniques to train a student for a license in barbering.

After graduating from Alexandria Academy of Beauty Culture, students are part of a network of beauty professionals. The school maintains contact and does everything in its power to help students succeed in the industry. Graduates have access to the school's broad base of salons and job opportunities, and the school is on hand to counsel and help those looking to start their own businesses.

Quick Facts

  • Fran Calvet, co-owner of the school since 1978, has been a licensed cosmetologist since 1968 and a licensed instructor since 1977. She is also a former member and vice chair of the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology.

  • The educational programs at Alexandria Academy of Beauty are approved by NACCAS (National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences).

  • The 10,000 square foot campus contains not only classrooms but clinic/lab areas with student workstations a skin care room, and an educational resource room. The stellar faculty consists of four dedicated licensed instructors whoare focused on the success of their students.

  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.