Frequently Asked Questions  


  • How do I apply?  Applications will be accepted at certain times for classes.  Check our Admissions tab to see if we're accepting applications for a class that works for you!
  • Why Barbering? Great income,Own your own shop,Work part or full time, With the retirement of a staggering percentage of local barbers, there is an increasing number of opportunities currently available.
  • What if I am already a licensed Cosmetologist? If you have a valid PA Cosmetolegist license you only need an additional 695 hours.
  • What if I have cosmetology hours but have not recieved my cosmetologist license? Unfortunately hours from Cosmetology only transfer over within a full license in Barber Schools in PA.
  • Is Financial aid available? We have numerous financial aid options available.  Please see our Financial Aid tab.  Everyone should complete a FAFSA to see if there is any federal aid available to you.  Students can qualify for federal aid and state aid (PA Careerlink & OVR) so please apply for all, if applicable.
  • How can I get more information about the school?  Most everything can be found in our school catalog.




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