520 Front Street, Tyler, Texas 75702 | Admissions: 903.596.7860

An Applicant for the Cosmetology, Manicurist, or Facial Specialist/Esthetician courses must be at least seventeen (17) years of age, physically able, and have the ability to benefit from the training of the course. ADA certified applicants must verify disabilities prior to enrollment.

The ability to benefit from training will be determined by verification of the following:

  • High School Diploma
  • G.E.D. certificate

 A transfer applicant from another school must comply with parts A, B, and C of this section and:

  • must be withdrawn from the previous school attended and verified by the state transcript of hours.
  • must supply the school with a transcript from the previous school showing satisfactory grades and attendance. Credit for theory and practical requirements will be transferred only when the school has received a certified copy of the transcript from the previous school.
  • must have rendered, or made arrangements to render, tuition owed to the previous school.
  • make arrangements to pay for the enrollment fees and tuition for the remaining hours toward completion of the course.

An applicant for the Instructors Course must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, have a high school diploma or its equivalent (G.E.D.), and a current Texas Operator’s License or Specialty License. An Instructor applicant must furnish the school, if possible, with attendance records from the school they attended on the cosmetology course for proof of regular attendance. An applicant for the Instructor course must be current on any repayment of previous financial aid or have made arrangements with their lender(s). An applicant must prepare and write a 300 word essay on “Why I would like to be a Cosmetology Instructor” before an appointment for interview with the Director of Education will be scheduled.

Part-time course enrollments; call for availability.