Chris' Beauty College allows students entry into the Cosmetology and Barbering Program at least every five (5) weeks throughout the year, space permitting. Manicuring students are allowed entry into the Manicuring Program every Monday, space permitting. Instructor students are allowed entry into the Instructor Program every five (5) weeks, space permitting.
An orientation session is held two weeks before class is scheduled to begin to acquaint the students with Chris' Beauty College policies, staff, course requirements, financial aid information and expectations of the chosen course.
A student transferring from another accredited Cosmetology or Barber College may, after evaluation by Chris' Beauty College's staff, have some of their previously accrued hours credited toward their program of choice. However, since we are responsible for the students' outcome and success in their chosen profession, a minimum of 750 clock hours is required for the Cosmetology and Barbering Program, a minimum of 125 hours is required for the Manicuring program and a minimum of 500 clock hours for Instructor. Instruction rate is $7 per hour; enrollment fee is $150.00 for Cosmetology and Barbering students and $100.00 for Manicuring and Instructor students. Receipt of a certified copy of hours from the previous college will be required within a reasonable period of time after enrollment. Students wishing to transfer to another college may receive a copy of their transcript upon written request if all financial obligations have been paid in full. Graduating students may receive one (1) free certified copy of their transcript.
The evaluation of satisfactory progress will be based solely on the student's academic and attendance record at Chris' Beauty College. The maximum time frame to complete the respective program will be pro-rated accordingly.
Chris' Beauty College will admit students who are high school graduates or holders of high school graduation equivalency certificates approved by the Mississippi Board of Cosmetology or Mississippi Board of Barber Examiners. Chris' Beauty College does not accept ability-to-benefit students. A non refundable application fee of $35.00 for Cosmetology, Barbering and Instructor programs and a $25.00 non-refundable application fee for Manicuring program is required upon enrollment.
Student must have evidence that verification of a foreign student's high school diploma has been performed by an outside agency that is qualified to translate documents into English and confirm the academic equivalence to a U.S. high school diploma.