UACCB's Cosmetology program is designed to provide students with the quality education necessary to begin a successful career in the beauty industry.  With personal instruction in our state-of-the-art facility, the UACCB Cosmetology students become prepared to take advantage of the bustling career opportunities that abound in north central Arkansas and surrounding regions.

About the program

Students will be given both theory and practical instruction required as a prerequisite to qualify for the licensure exam by the Arkansas Department of Health Cosmetology Section. Hands-on training is key in this 12 month program as students welcome clients daily and perform all areas of beauty services.

The programs boasts training in hygiene and sanitation, hairdressing, physiotherapy, manicuring, aesthetics, cosmetricity, physiology and histology anatomy, shop management, neurology, mycology, osteology, salesmanship and shop deportment.

How to apply

To apply, complete the UACCB Admissions and the Student Permit Application.  

Submit the following documentation to the UACCB Admissions office:

  • official copies of high school, GED or college transcripts
  • immunization record showing two MMR shots
  • placement test scores (may be taken at UACCB for $15 fee)

Submit the following documentation to the UACCB Cosmetology office:

  • Attended UACCB Cosmetology Program Interview.

  • Personal essay explaining why you are interested in cosmetology and describing how you will be a successful student. The essay should be typed, double-spaced, and be a minimum of 300 words.

  • Two letters of recommendation attesting to your ability to be successful in the program (letters that do not provide sufficient evidence of the potential for success will not be accepted).

All applicants MUST attend one UACCB Cosmetology Program interview, prior to being accepted into the program.  The UACCB Cosmetology program is a limited access program.  Available class openings are filled on a first-come, first-served basis at the beginning of each semester.

Become our client!

The UACCB Cosmetology students welcome the public.  Client services are provided for cuts, shampoos/styles, chemical services, color, nail services, facials and waxing.  Enjoy these services at discounted prices! 

Open Monday through Friday, 10am - 4pm.  Call 870-612-2100 for an appointment.  Walk-Ins also welcome.


Cosmetology Personnel

A photo of Stephanie Baker
Director of Cosmetology
A photo of Laura Peer
Cosmetology Instructor
Director of Academic Advising