Admissions Requirements

To enroll in our programs, an applicant must have a high school diploma or a GED certificate. The state law requires a photocopy of the following items that has to be maintained in the student’s file at all times. Foreign education credentials must be translated and certified as equivalent to a U.S. High School diploma by an outside credentialing agency.
*High School Diploma or a GED
* Photocopy of birth certificate or driver’s license;
*All students are required to submit an application and must be at least 18 years of age

Policy for Admission/Entrance For Foreign Students

Non US residents must submit either an alien registration card or a recognized Visa (I94), applicants must be beyond the compulsory school age, minimum of 16 years of age. A student qualifies if he/she provides one of the following; has a high school diploma (this can be from a foreign school if it is equivalent to a US High School diploma); - has the recognized equivalent of a high school diploma, such as a GED certificate, or other state sanctioned test or diploma-equivalency certificate; - provides a sealed or official transcript; - has completed homeschooling at the secondary level as defined by state law; or - has completed secondary school education in a home school setting which qualifies for an exemption from compulsory attendance requirements under state law, if state law does not require a home-schooled student to receive a credential for their education. Applicants must possess an understanding of the English language, which will be assessed during the entrance interview, they must sign a contract/ enrollment agreement with the school and obtain a class start date.

Instructor Admissions Requirements

*High School Diploma or GED Certificate and Licensed as a Master Barber
The ABI will accept hours at other institutions provided that such are accepted by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering. Tuition for transfer students is charged by the hour. Students are allowed to re-enter the program after they have withdrawn. Registering Hours with the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering. In order for Barber/Stylist students to register hours with the State Licensing Board, they must submit the following documents: Proof of age-ID or driver’s license and High School Diploma or GED.

Non-Discrimination Policy

As an equal opportunity barber school, the school will not deny any person admission, graduation, or any other rights and privileges of the school due to age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, handicap or ethnic origin.
The school does not recruit students already attending or admitted to another school offering a similar program of study

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