American Barber Institute - School of Barbering and Cosmetology

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252 West 29th Street, New York, N.Y., 10001, phone: (212) 290-2289, fax: (212) 290-2318
 

The 288 Hour Barbering Program classically trains students in Haircutting and a broad range of the latest styles for men and women, Clipper Cutting and Shears-over-comb Techniques, Shampooing, Facial Massage, Shaving, Shop Management, Ethics, Preparation for State Board Exam, State Law, Proper Methods of Sterilization, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Common Skin Disorders, Preparation for Job Interviews and Licensing.

TOTAL COST AND METHOD OF PAYMENT:

The total cost of the course, including a non-refundable registration fee and tuition is $2,000.00. The student will be responsible for the purchase of barbering tools, uniform and textbook prior to the start of classes. Complete Student Tool Kits can be purchased directly from A.B.I. A list of acceptable equipment/tools and textbook will be provided.

A.B.I also offers students a Tuition Payment Plan option that allows students to pay in small increments while they attend class. Upon registration, students  will pay a $500.00 down payment. They will then pay $150.00 each week for the next ten weeks to pay off their balance.

 TUITION PAYMENT PLAN:

 

TOTAL COST OF 288 BARBERING PROGRAM $2000.00
TUITION DOWN PAYMENT $400.00
REGISTRATION FEE $100.00
10 WEEKLY PAYMENTS $150.00
EQUIPMENT, BOOKS AND UNIFORMS (CAN BE PURCHASED FROM A.B.I.) $500.00

 

288 Hour Barbering Program Schedule:

288 HOUR BARBERING PROGRAM BREAKDOWN:
Schedule: Morning session:
Mon. - Fri. from 8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. (6.0 hrs of instruction + 30 minute meal break) for approximately 2 and a half months..

Afternoon session:
Mon. - Fri. from 2:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (4.5 hrs of instruction no meal break).
Saturday from 9:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. (7.5 hrs. of instruction + 30 minute meal break) for approximately 2 and a half months.

 

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
1.Social Security Card
2. High School Diploma (HSD) or General Equivalency Diploma (GED):
- If you don't have an HSD or GED you can not enroll at ABI
- If you have a HSD from a foreign country, you have to submit notarized translation and copy of the original
- If you changed your maiden name, you have to submit copy of Marriage Certificate.
3. Proof of address
4. Photo Identification