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Class A Barber Program

Enrollment Fees and Requirements

Total Tuition$18022.34
Class A Barber Tuition (to include Drug Test)$15,755.00
Tool Kit Cost (to include Smocks, Books, etc.)$1992.34
Application Fee (State of Texas)$25.00
Student Registration Fee$250.00

At the time of enrollment into the Class A Barber Program, be prepared to submit the following items:

    • High School Diploma, GED or Transcript indicating graduation date
    • State Issued Identification
    • Copy of Social Security Card
    • Provide 2 letters of recommendation (from a non-relative)
    • 2 Passport photos 2×2 (can be purchased at Walgreen’s or CVS)
    • Successfully pass a drug test (at a vendor recommended by Alamo City Barber College)

Program Components:

      • Duration: Approximately 11 months, in circumstances whereby graduation from the program extends beyond 11 months (1500/150 hours), the student will be assessed an hourly charge of $15.00 per hour; until the required number of hours to satisfy the Class A Barber Course requirement are attained.
      • Must complete 1500 training hours for a state license
      • Must take 2 exams for licensing – 1 written exam up on the completion of 1,000 hours and 1 practical exam upon completion of 1500 hours. Exams are issued by the State of Texas
      • School Hours: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm (Tuesday – Saturday) and Closed on Sunday and Monday

Theory Class Times:

TimesStart TimeEnd Time
Full Time (35 Hrs./Wk)8:00 A.M.4:00 P.M.


    • To offer a barber curriculum consistent with the requirements outlined by the Texas Department of Licensing and Registration, to provide our students with the ability to successfully complete the Class A Barber, Barber Refresher and/or Instructor Examination upon graduating from ACBC.
    • To develop relationships with local Barber establishments, for the purpose of facilitating the transition of graduating students to full time barbers.
    • To partner with graduates to develop opportunities for college and/or barber shop ownership.