How long does it take to graduate barber school?
It takes 1500 hours to complete the Barbering program. Full Time (40 hours a week) = 9 months. Part Time (25 hours a week)= 15 months.
How much does Barber school cost?
All of our courses are listed in the catalog, just click on any of the “Catalog” links on the site and it will provide you with all tuition and fees for all our courses.
Do you offer financial Aide?
ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN is not accredited at this time and does not participate in any federal or state financial aid programs.
What will I learn in barber school?

At ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN, we offer not only the basic training needed to pass the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology barber examination, but also emphasize how to be successful in the marketplace. You will be introduced to shop management, business concepts, and the psychology of personal success to help launch your new career.

It is a pleasure to have you join us at ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN. Achieving the professional goals and lifestyle you desire will undoubtedly mean hard work and much practice on your part—but the rewards of this dedication are potentially great. Your training at ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN will open a world of opportunities in the Barber industry.

Most barbering courses are offered on a full-time or part-time basis, so how much barber school costs vary based on the school, the area the school is in, and how many hours your state requires to become licensed. You’ll find that it depends on the types of courses, and hours of instruction needed.
At Rosston School of Hair Design, our prices are very affordable compared to other Barber Colleges.
What are the Graduation requirements?
A student will be eligible for graduation and receive a certificate upon meeting the following conditions:
  • 1. Completed all 1500 required hours and program requirements;
  • 2. Received a 70% average GPA; and
  • 3. Cleared all financial obligations.
ROSSTON SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN does not have a cumulative final test or examination required for the completion of any of the programs.
What are the requirements for licensure?
Students who complete the state-required training program (Barbering), including the minimum practical services as established by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology, are qualified to take the licensing examination given by the Board. Upon passing the examination, the graduate may obtain a license as a registered barber in the state of California. With this professional license, the new barber may be employed in a barber/styling establishment or a beauty/styling salon, or may own and operate his/her own barber business.
To take the licensing examination, students in the Barbering program are required to:
  • • Complete a total of 1500 clock hours of instruction in a Barbering program at a board-approved school
  • • Be at least 17 years of age
  • • Have completed the 10th grade in a public school or its equivalent
  • • Have committed no acts or crimes constituting grounds for denial of licensure under Section 480 of the Business and Professions Code
  • To take the licensing examination,
    In addition to the Proof of Training document, students must also present picture identification, file an Application for Examination, and remit an examination fee. Students must furnish a model, examination kit fees, and traveling expenses to the Board of Barbering & Cosmetology Examination Centers, located in Glendale, CA and Fairfield, CA.
Barber exam and license fee: $ 125.00
How about the placement assistance from Rosston School of Hair Design?
Yes our evening courses are Tuesday through Saturday from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Check out our school catalog for the schedule updates.
What are my career options after attending Rosston School of Hair Design?
There are a wide variety of barbering careers you can pursue after earning a degree from Rosston School of Hair Design.
These beauty jobs include: Hairstylist, Barber, Hair Color Specialist, Perm Specialist, Salon Owner, Salon Manager, Salon Coordinator, Salon Sales Consultant, Manufacturer Sales Representative, Distributor’s Sales Representative, Fashion Show Stylist, Photo and Movie Stylist, Hair/Beauty Magazine Writer, Hair/Beauty Magazine Editor, Barber School Owner, Hair/Beauty Care Marketing, Salon Franchisee, Salon Chain Management, Hair/Beauty Care Distributor, Hair/Beauty Product Designer, Beauty Business Consultant, Trade Show Director, or Beauty School Owner.