Vaughn Beauty College

About Us

Vaughn Beauty College is fully licensed through the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology.
We operate on the values of integrity, commitment, accountability, personal growth, and service. Our vision is provide highly skilled professionals who serve with care and respect. Under the direct supervision of highly skilled licensed instructors you will successfully complete classes focusing on professional practices, concepts, and skills. Our program content and clinical practicum exceed the minimum requirements set forth by the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology for graduation and application for licensure that is required to practice as an esthetician, manicurist, or cosmetologist in the State of Mississippi. Upon graduation you will have the scientific knowledge, technical skill, and treatment methods to provide competent and appropriate professional services to the public.

Vaughn Beauty College boasts a main facility located in historic downtown business area of Aberdeen, Mississippi. It is a single story structure that has been modernized  to bring the college to a new innovative career college. This reputation and fame of the institution stand alone with awards on the walls since 1956 and it still holds that character.  This historic building consists of approximately 6,000 square feet of floor space. This space is divided into one freshmen classroom, one junior/senior classroom, practical work areas, reception area, library, dispensary, student salon, student lounge/break room, janitorial area, four restrooms, laundry area, storage room, instructor work area, administrative office, and receptionist area, Manicurist practical area, and a Esthetician practical area. Study guides, activity sheets, videos, visual and audio devices are used for lectures and demonstrations in the classroom and on the clinic floor for instructional tools. The institution has adequate equipment which includes one student clock-in area, two computers, two printer/scanner/fax machines, twenty-seven styling chairs, twenty-four work stations, one esthetics room with table and chairs, four pedicure chairs, one electric wax heater, one freshmen room with fourteen work stations, six shampoo bowls and chairs, sufficient amount of student lockers, and more than ample amount of products and inventory. The facility has a capacity for forty students under the guidelines set forth by the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology. The building has sufficient central air and heat, and adequate ventilation system and lighting to maintain a comfortable, safe working area.

We are delighted with the feedback we have received from graduates and employers and would like to extend an invitation to you to visit our campus and experience for yourself the uniqueness of having such a compelling school in the State of Mississippi.

Internal Grievance Procedure Policy

Vaughn Beauty College will make every attempt to resolve any student, staff, client or visitor complaint that is not frivolous or without merit. Issues of concern should be addressed with school staff immediately. If not resolved, a formal complaint may be filed. This also applies if the complainant is uncomfortable addressing staff directly. For students, complaint procedures are included and reviewed in new student orientation, thereby assuring that all students know the steps to follow should they desire to register a complaint at any time. Evidence of the final resolution of all complaints will be retained in the student's file in order to determine the frequency, nature, and patterns of all complaints for the College. For staff, clients or visitors,
please see the business office for forms and a copy of the grievance procedure. 

The following procedure outlines the specific steps of the complaint process: 

1. The student, staff, client or visitor will register the complaint in writing on the designated form provided by Vaughn Beauty College within 30 days of the date in which the grievance occurred.
2. The complaint form will be given to the Manager or Director by the complainant.
3. The complaint form will be reviewed by the Internal Complaint Committee which consists of the Chief Executive Officer and Management Team.
4. The committee will meet with the complainant within 10 business days and respond in writing to the complainant within 15 calendar days after meeting and rendering a decision of the allegations made.
5. If the complaint is of such nature that it cannot be resolved by the Internal Complaint Committee, the complainant will be referred to the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology, P.O. Box 55689, Jackson, Mississippi 39296-5689 or email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via phone (601)359-
1820. Click on the link for Complaint Procedures to download a copy of the complaint forms at Additionally, our accreditation agency, NACCAS, may be contacted and a complaint filed by contacting National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS), 3015 Colvin Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703)600-7600, The school may not require a student to exercise or exhaust his or her rights under the school’s grievance procedure before filing a complaint with NACCAS or MSBC, if such requirement violates applicable laws or regulations. Both agencies encourage the complainant to attempt to resolve issues through Vaughn Beauty College complaint process first.