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Arthur's Beauty College

Arthur's Beauty College
2600 John Harden Drive
Jacksonville, Arkansas

Operating four campuses throughout Arkansas, Arthur's Beauty College provides education and training for individuals to become licensed professionals in the fields of Cosmetology, Aesthetics, Nail Technology, or Cosmetology Instructor. Campuses are located in Pine Bluff, Conway, and Fort Smith with headquarters in Jacksonville. The school is licensed by the Arkansas Board of Cosmetology and accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences.

Purchased in 1999, by Chris and Eddie Strawn from Chris' father, Chris is the third generation of his family to continue educating Cosmetology students in the Central Arkansas area. Arthur's Beauty College seeks to combine a solid foundation of knowledge and skills with faculty leadership, personal attention, and technical training to help students achieve their goals. The Cosmetology program requires 1500 hours while the Aesthetics, Nail Technology, and Cosmetology Instructor programs require 600 course hours. Day and night classes are available, varying from campus to campus and all day classes begin on the first Monday of each month.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and pass a minimum of three personal interviews which may be scheduled by phone, email , or mail. Students are eligible for financial aid programs due to the college's accreditation. Two scholarships are awarded to students each school year.

Quick Facts

  • U.S. News & World Report listed Cosmetology as one of the best career choices in 2008 and one of the top four non-college careers.

  • Student must maintain a 70% average in the theory portion of their program and a 75% in the practical portion.

  • Cosmetologist are licensed to work in all of beauty fields and may work with one or more specialties or in the entire field.

  • Aesthetician has become the fastest growing career field in the beauty industry, working with both preventative and corrective skin care.

  • All buildings in every campus are non-smoking.
  • 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.