Admissions: 210-344-2041   |    Appointments: 210-344-3181

About us


Our History

Mims Classic Beauty College was founded in 1932 by Neil Mims in Port Arthur, Texas, and is the oldest cosmetology school in the state of Texas. In 1962, Mims moved to San Antonio, Texas, and is currently still family owned. Years have been spent following the family tradition and creating the same unique style of cosmetology education.


Mims Classic Beauty College is nationally accredited:

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

3015 Colvin Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703-600-7600

NACCAS is recognized by the United States Department of Education as a national accrediting agency for post-secondary schools and programs of cosmetology arts and sciences.

Mission Statement

The school’s objective is to train you to the highest potential possible. It is our intent to develop not only skilled technicians, but to develop professionals; qualified to become leaders in the industry and the community as well.



Mims Classic Beauty College, in all programs including admissions and employment, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, religion, age, creed, sex, marital status, financial status, handicap or country of origin, and is prohibited from such discrimination by law.

Mims does not recruit students already attending or admitted to another school offering a similar program of study.


Mims Classic Beauty College and the courses provided are state licensed and regulated:

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) P. O. Box 12884 Austin, Texas 78711-2884 1-800-803-9202 1-512-463-6599

NACCAS Completions, Licensure And Placement Rates

Program Completion, Licensure Exam Pass Rates and Job Placement Rates as of 12/31/2012 from NACCAS 2011 Annual Report for Mims Classic Beauty College
COMPLETION RATE: 81.08% (30/37)

LICENSURE RATE: 100% (23/23)

PLACEMENT RATE: 70.97% (22/31)