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Barber Styling 15 Hour Week
Barber Styling 20 Hour Week
Barber Styling 30 Hour Week

Tuition and Payment Schedules

1000 Hour Barber Styling Program

Tuition Costs

$ 13,700.00

Tool Costs

$      650.00

Registration Fee

$        50.00


All students who have unfunded balances (tuition and fees not covered by Federal 
Financial Aid and/or state aid) must pay 25% of that balance as a down payment    
and 3 additional 25% payments. All payments are due at the beginning of each 
scheduled quarter. Payments can be made with personal check, cash or money order. 
The school does not accept credit or debit cards.  

State Exam and Licensing Fees

The above fees do not include the cost of taking the state barber licensing exam and obtaining a license. Those fees are:

State Exam Fee - $145.00
Licensing Fee - $20.00


1000 Hour Barber Styling Program


The objective of the Barber Styling program is to train students in 
all aspects of the hairstyling profession. The student will acquire  
skills in haircutting, tapering, trimming of the beard and mustaches, 
scalp treatments, facials, shampooing, honing and stropping, shop management, 
light therapy, hair coloring and permanent waving.  Students who complete 
their program will be eligible for entry-level positions in the barber/styling 
field, or choose to assume positions as assistant barber instructors, 
manufacturer's representative, or hair colorist. 
All students must complete their training in 1.5 times the scheduled course 
length or they will be dismissed from the program.  For example: A student 
contracted for 1000 hours must complete within 1500 scheduled hours or s/he 
will be dismissed. A student contracted for 500 hours must complete within 
Cosmetology Credit        
Candidates that have already completed 1000 hours of instruction in a 
Massachusetts cosmetology school and/or hold a Massachusetts cosmetology 
license are eligible for a 500 hour credit towards the 1000 hour Barber 
Styling requirement. This will cut their tuition cost in half, to $6850.00. 
Tool kit and registration fees still apply. 
Program Starting Dates  
The Barber Styling day and evening programs start the first Tuesday of every month

throughout the calendar year.
Classes are in session five (5) days a week, Tuesday through Friday, 9 AM to 4:30 PM 

and Saturday, 9 AM to 4 PM.

Schedule of Completion *


Class schedule

Hrs.per week

No. of weeks


Tues-Fri 9:00AM-4:30PM



  Saturday 9:00AM-4:00PM* 34.5 29


Tues-Sat 9:00AM -1:OOPM




Tues-Sat 10:00AM -1:OOPM



The normal schedule of completion is based on 100% attendance.
Students may attend a maximum of 8 hours per day.

Barber Styling Graduation Rates


30 hours/week - 92%

(22 out of 24 students)


20 hours/week - 90%

(9 out of 10 students)


15 hours/week - 80%

(8 out of 10 students)

Barber Styling Employment Rates


30 hours/week - 86%

(19 out of 22 students)


20 hours/week -   78%

(7 out of 9 students)


15 hours/week -   88%

(7 out of 8 students)

*Lunch break is 1-1:30 pm. That half hour is automatically deducted from the day's total time if a student attends more than 5 hours per day. Students may get credit for that half hour if they cut a customers' hair during that time and skip going to lunch.



Program Curriculum (1000 Hours)

400 Hours


90 Hours


75 Hours


40 Hours

Chemical Relaxing

50 Hours


10 Hours

Honing and stropping

10 Hours


20 Hours

Mustaches and beards

80 Hours

Sterilization and sanitation

15 Hours

Scalp treatments

15 Hours


5 Hours

Light therapy

10 Hours

Shop management

180 Hours

Classroom Theory

1000 Hours




The tool kit (non-refundable) for all students consists of the following:

1 carrying case

1 afro comb

1 outliner ($62)

1 rat tail comb

1 electric clipper ($62)

2 barber combs

1 neck duster

2 styling combs

1 long barber shear

1 flattop comb

1 styling shear

6 hairclips

1 thinning shear

1 curling iron

1 hairdryer

1 styptic

1 razor with blades

1 water bottle

1 chair cloth holder

6 doz perm rods

1 textbook ($105)

1 vent brush

1 workbook ($55)

1 round brush

1 exam review book ($45)

1 bristle brush

1 pair gloves

1 shampoo cloth

1 afro pick

1 cutting cloth

1 mannequin with stand

1 styling jacket

1 fingernail brush

1 wet sanitizer

1 clipper brush

1 disinfectant spray

1 talcum powder

1 disinfectant solution

Documented cost of kit is $650.00. Due to sanitation rules the kit is non-refundable.

Students have the option of purchasing the text books outside the school, but they will be needed on the first day of 
class. Workbooks and Exam review books must not be written in. Students will receive the above credits for books purchased
elsewhere. A student may also elect to upgrade or substitute the clipper and/or outliner. The purchase of the rest of
the tool kit from the school is mandatory for all students.



Grading System

The school's grading system is based on the A,B C system and is used for all written and practical examinations.

90 to 100



80 to 89



70 to 79



00 to 69



A 70% combined average (practical and written) is required to pass the course.


Make-Up Work


1. Students are responsible for all classwork missed due    
to absence or tardiness. Class notes and classwork
missed must be obtained from fellow students.
2. All hours and examinations missed because of absence    
or tardiness must be made up in order to complete the
program successfully and receive their Certificate of
3. Students may arrive and sign in as early as 8:45 AM and    
stay as late as 4:45PM, or cut a customer's hair during
the lunch break (lunch credit), to make up for missed
time. Maximum time credited per day is 8 hours,
according to the Board of Cosmetology and Barbering.
4. An incomplete grade will be considered a failure when a    
student fails to make-up or retake a missed or failed
scheduled exam by the end of the following month. For
example: a test given in the month of January must be
made up or retaken by the end of February. The failed
grade or a grade of "0" will be applied towards his
cumulative average.



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