New Beginning College of Cosmetology is focused solely on providing an exciting, informative, and thorough cosmetology education. That’s why cosmetology has been our specialty for over 50 years. For both our Cosmetology Program and our Cosmetology Instructor Program, the following applies.


All prospective students must have a personal interview with the Admissions Officer prior to admission. The following is required of all potential cosmetology and cosmetology instructor students:
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Must provide a social security card
  • Must provide a valid driver’s licence
  • Must provide a high school diploma or GED
  • For instructor program students:
    • You must have a cosmetology licence
    • You must been licensed for a year prior to your enrollment
  • Note: All courses are taught in English. We do not offer multi-lingual instruction

Our Outcome Rates

Graduation Rate: 68.57% – 44 students out of 58 that were scheduled to graduate in 2017 completed the course in that year. Placement Rate: 83.33% – 37 students out of the 44 who graduated in 2017 were employed in the field of study. Licensure Rate: 100% – 23 students out of the 23 who went for their exam for licensure passed.

2021 Day Program Start Dates

  • January 19
  • February 16
  • March 16
  • April 13
  • May 11
  • June 8
  • July 6
  • August 3
  • August 31
  • September 28
  • October 26
  • November 23

2021 Night Program Start Dates

  • January 11
  • February 15
  • March 22
  • April 26
  • May 31
  • July 5
  • August 9
  • September 13
  • October 18
  • November 22

Finance Options

Federal Aid

Financial aid is available to those that qualify. Students can apply online at the FAFSA website. Our school code is: 041872. Use our net price calculator as a resource. You can see the full break down of the costs by clicking here.  

Payment in Full

We accept full payments in the form of cash, check, and credit (Visa and Mastercard) on the day of enrollment. See our cosmetology or instructor program pages for tuition information.  

Institutional Loans and Student Loans

Students can finance with an interest rate as low as 3% depending on their credit score.  

For Transfer Students

Tuition costs for students who transfer is $7.26 per hour for length of the program enrolled. There is a non refundable enrollment fee of $150. The kit and books can be purchased through New Beginning College of Cosmetology or provided by the student. The student can bring in a kit they have purchase or one provided to them from another school. We can only accept up to 80 percent from another institution. If you wish to transfer your financial aid, you must be in good standing with your current school.


Policy and Procedures

Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures

New Beginning College of Cosmetology maintains a very straightforward policy in regard to sexual misconduct. View our policy here.   If you have any questions regarding this policy, please direct your questions to our Title IX Coordinator, Amanda Baugh. Contact her at: Phone: 256.878.6430 Email: In person: 421 Martling Road Albertville, AL 35951

Student Complaint/Grievance Policy

Complaints directed at an individual instructor or staff member must be discussed directly with the individual involved. If one-on-one discussion fails to result in a satisfactory resolution, a written complaint must be submitted to the School Director.  The School Director must respond to the complaint in writing within ten (10) business days, excluding Saturday, Sunday and State and Federal holidays.   If the student is not satisfied with the proposed resolution, the student must respond to the School Director, in writing, within ten (10) business days, excluding Saturday, Sunday, and State and Federal holidays.  The School Director will issue a final written response to the student within ten (10) business days, excluding Saturday, Sunday, and State and Federal holidays. If a student does not feel that the School has adequately addressed a complaint or concern, the student may consider contacting the school’s accreditor:  

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

3015 Colvin Street

Alexandria, VA  22314

703-600-7600 (phone)

703-379-2200 (fax)

or the state agencies:

Alabama Board of Cosmetology

100 N. Union St. #320

Montgomery, Al 36130


Alabama Community College System

135 S. Union St.

Montgomery, Al 36130

(334) 293-4500