About Rosston School of Hair Design

MISSION

The mission of ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN is to provide training in the skills and techniques of barbering in preparation for licensure and success as an entry-level barber or barber stylist.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the programs offered at ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN, graduates will be prepared to:

  • Pass the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology barber examination.
  • Function effectively in an entry-level position as a barber.
  • Apply haircutting and styling skills and creative techniques.
  • Provide shampooing and scalp treatments, shaving, facials, hair coloring, waving, relaxing, and other services to clientele.
  • Observe rules of sanitation and hygiene in all situations.
  • Practice the ethics and business skills of a successful professional in the specialty area of barbering.

HISTORY OF ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN

The school was founded in the early 1950s by Sherman Trusty as the American Barber College, which was acquired by Rosston Enterprises in 1973, becoming the Rosston School of Hair Design. In 1989, Olivas, Inc. purchased the school. In 2010, the school was acquired by the Padma Corporation.

STATE OF CALIFORNIA CONSUMER INFORMATION

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations www.bppe.ca.gov

As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review this catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement. You are also encouraged to review the School Performance Fact Sheet, which must be provided to you prior to signing an enrollment agreement.

Any questions a student may have regarding this catalog that have not been satisfactorily answered by the school may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.ca.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN has never filed a bankruptcy petition, operated as a debtor in possession or had a petition of bankruptcy filed against it under federal law.

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN does not participate in federal or state financial aid programs.

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN is not accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), and students are not eligible for federal financial aid programs.

APPROVALS

The following agencies set minimum standards for the programs of study offered at ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN:

  • Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education www.bppe.ca.gov
  • California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
  • Department of Rehabilitation

GENERAL INFORMATION

FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT

All programs are taught at 24805 Alessandro Boulevard, Suite 4, Moreno Valley, CA 92553.

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN is located in a modern, air-conditioned, and well-lighted facility. The facility is spacious (2000 square feet), accommodating 50 students at any one time, and is fully accessible to students with physical disabilities. Equipment used in the programs includes mannequins, time clock, shampoo bowls, dryers, service stations, and supplies. The clinical floor is furnished with barber chairs, tool cabinets, sinks, and mirrors, and other salon equipment. The classroom features a demonstration area and is equipped with charts, diagrams, and audio-visual aids.

CLASS SIZE

Classes are limited to a maximum of 25 students per instructor.

CLASS SCHEDULES

Barbering:

Full-time
Classes offered Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Monday through Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Barber Crossover:

Full-time
Classes offered Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Monday through Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

CALENDAR/HOLIDAYS

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN is closed on Sundays and on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

A “special” holiday may be declared for emergencies or special reasons. Holy Days of all religious beliefs are respected and allowed.

ADMISSION POLICY AND PROCEDURE

POLICY

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Proper identification, such as driver’s license or state-issued identification card.
  • Required down payment for the program.
  • Cosmetology Licenses to enroll in the Barber Crossover program.

PROCEDURE

Admission procedures include:

  • Meeting with an Admissions Officer or designated representative to review goals, programs offered, school policies and procedures, the School Performance Fact Sheet, and graduation requirements.
  • Taking a tour of the campus.
  • Completing an application to enroll in the school.
  • Provide the required educational documentation (high school diploma or equivalent).
  • Provide the required identification.
  • Provide a copy of his/her cosmetology licenses to enroll in the Barber Crossover program.
  • Signing an Enrollment Agreement and completing all required documents.

After completing all admission procedures and being accepted to the school, the applicant is assigned a date and time to start training and is introduced to the school staff and faculty.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE SERVICES

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN does not offer visa services to prospective students from other countries or English language services. ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN does not offer English as a Second Language instruction. All instruction occurs in English. English language proficiency is documented by:

  • the admissions interview; and
  • receipt of prior education documentation as stated in the admission policy.

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPT EVALUATION

All foreign transcripts and degrees must be evaluated and translated to meet U.S. equivalency.

The following is a sample of foreign transcript and degree evaluators. ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN does not endorse any evaluators.

  • Foreign Consultants: http://www.foreignconsultants.com
  • Educational Credential Evaluators: http://www.ece.org
  • Educational Perspectives: http://www.educational-perspectives.org
  • International Consultants of Delaware: http://www.icdel.com
  • International Research Foundation, Inc.: http://www.ierf.org
  • World Education Services: http://www.wes.org

ABILITY-TO-BENEFIT

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN does not admit ability-to-benefit students.

TRANSFER OF CREDIT

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN evaluates transfer credit from hours earned at institutions accredited by an accrediting association recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, or approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Based upon the determination of equivalency up to 75% of the total program hours can be transferred into a program.

At the time of enrollment, students requesting credit shall forward an official transcript from each institution where requested transfer credit is from to the school for evaluation or provide a copy of a Proof of Training document. A grade of “C” or better is required for a course or hours to be considered for transferability. Only those courses or hours that are substantially comparable to courses at this institution will be considered for evaluation.

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN does not accept hours or credit through challenge examinations, achievement tests, or experiential learning.

NOTICE CONCERNING TRANSFERABILITY OF CREDITS AND CREDENTIALS EARNED AT OUR INSTITUTION

The transferability of credits you earn at the ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN is at the complete discretion of the institution to which you may seek transfer. Acceptance of the certificate you earn in the educational program is also at the complete discretion of the institution to which you may seek transfer. If the credits or certificate that you earn at this institution are not accepted at the institution to which you seek to transfer, you may be required to repeat some or all of your coursework at that institution. For this reason you should make certain that your attendance at this institution will meet your educational goals. This may include contacting an institution to which you may seek to transfer after attending ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN to determine if your credits or certificate will transfer.

ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS

ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN has not entered into a transfer or articulation agreement with any other college or university.