The following admission documents must be submitted in order to be accepted by the school for admittance to our programs: 

Proof of at least 17 years of age submit the following:

      • a certified copy of a Birth Certificate; 
      • government issue photo ID 

Submit evidence of having graduated from high school OR successful completion of the equivalent of graduation by providing one of the following:

    • copy of a high school diploma 
    • copy of a high school transcript stating graduation date 
    • copy of a GED 
    • copy of a State issued credential for secondary school completion if homeschooled. 
    • copy of an academic transcript showing completion of at least a two year program that is acceptable towards a bachelor degree 

Foreign Diplomas:

    • Must have evidence that verification of a foreign student’s high school diploma has been performed by an outside agency that is qualified to translate documents into English and confirm the academic equivalence to a high school diploma in the United States. 
  • Students wishing to transfer hours from another barber school must first obtain written permission from the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board and submit a certified hour transcript. Prior study and transfer hours are evaluated by both the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board and the institution. Accepted transfer students are contracted for and will only be charged for the amount of hours in the program less the transfer hours that have been accepted.
  • Students who wish to re-enter the school after withdrawing must wait a 6 month (180 day) period from their last date of attendance, meet all of the of the above requirements, pay off previous balance, and sign a new enrollment agreement and pay the current rate of tuition for the hours remaining in the program.
  • Students enrolling in the 1000-hour Barber Crossover program must meet all of the above requirements as well as submit a copy of a current Cosmetology license. 
    • Students enrolling in the 500-hour Barber Instructor program must submit proof to the school of a current Ohio barber license; must submit proof to the Ohio Board at least eighteen months of work experience in a licensed barber shop or employment as an assistant barber instructor under the supervision of a licensed barber instructor for at least one year. 
    • Students who have undergone name changes due to marriage or other must submit documentation as evidence of the name change.

Additional State Requirements: 

  • Submit an Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board application and $40.00 Fee. 
  • Submit Picture Fee $10.00 for three (3) identical photographs, head and shoulders only. Photo must be signed on the front by the applicant. 
  • Students are not permitted to start class until they have been issued a registration card by the Board 


  • Any applicants who have been convicted of a felony must notify the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board prior to enrollment. The Ohio State Board will determine if a student can obtain licensure upon graduation from the school and application for licensure. 
  • Please refer to the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board; Barber Statutes and Rules; Ohio Revised Code, 4709.13 Disciplinary Actions, for reasons why the Board may refuse to issue, renew, suspend, or revoke any barber license and therefore prevent an individual from employment. 
  • The school does not recruit students already attending or admitted to another school offering similar programs of study.

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