Programs Offered

Cosmetology / Esthetics / Nail Technology / Barbering

Editor's Description

In the School's Own Words

Shear Excellence Hair Academy is an Accredited institution that offers multiple programs that cater towards the fashion industry. We offer Barber Hair Design, Cosmetology, Nail Technician, Facial Specialist, and Full Specialist Programs. Our Programs are taught by qualified and passionate Instructors who guide you through the program by providing you with the tools you'll need to be successful. We have a strong Admissions team and provide Financial Aid for those who qualify for some of our programs. Invest in yourself today by reaching out to our Tampa or Valrico locations. Spanish and English courses available for all programs.

facial specialist students
barber students
full specialist students

Programs Offered

  • Barber Hair Design: $16.891.67
  • Cosmetology: $16,891.67
  • Nail Technician: $3,320.68
  • Facial Specialist: $3,515.07
  • Full Specialist Program: $8,758.98

All programs require a $50 Application Fee and $100 Registration Fee.

Barber Hair Design, Cosmetology, and Full Specialist offer Financial Aid for those who qualify. Financial Aid is not offered for the Nail Technician and Facial Specialist programs.

Editor's Description

Shear Excellence Hair Academy's learners enjoy individual instruction and mentorship designed to motivate, inspire, challenge, and improve the quality of life for those who want not just a job but a satisfying career.

The school's 1,200-hour licensed cosmetology program has produced graduates for more than 20 years, focusing not only on hair care, skincare, and nails but also chemistry, sanitation, and law. In addition, the school offers facial, barbering, full specialist, and nail technology programs.

"I would recommend Shear Excellence because all the instructors are great and always willing to help," says student Jennifer. "I really am enjoying my time here!"


Shear Excellence Hair Academy - Tampa offers the following programs.

Hair Design

Program Length 1,200 hours
Average Completion 10 months
Program Tuition $14,676


Program Length 1,200 hours
Average Completion 10 months
Program Tuition $14,676

Cosmetology, Other

Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $7,509

Facial Treatment

Program Length 310 hours
Average Completion 3 months
Program Tuition $2,250

Nail Technology

Program Length 240 hours
Average Completion 3 months
Program Tuition $2,140


Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $7,506

About This School

Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.


To apply to this school, there is a $50 application fee.

Financial Aid

85% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $4,718 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

61% female, 39% male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

11% white, 54% Hispanic / Latino, 32% African American, 2% Asian American

137 students are enrolled in this school

Contact This School

3679 West Waters Avenue, Tampa, FL 33614

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Page last updated: 01/02/2024