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Requirements to Attend a Hair Design School

What to consider when comparing beauty schools. These are common questions students had prior to starting school. The questions include comparisons between beauty school and four year colleges, as well as common considerations when thinking about enrolling.

Do I need a high school diploma or GED to attend The Hair Design School?

The requirements to enroll in beauty school will vary by state, so it depends upon which state you plan to attend school. The vast majority of states require a diploma or GED to attend cosmetology school, but there may be some exceptions.

The Hair Design Schools are located in the states of NJ, NC and TN, which do require potential students to have a diploma or GED when applying to attend their schools. A GED is widely acceptable for application to many institutions of higher learning. A person can obtain a GED (General Education Development) by taking a test that certifies the recipient has met all the requirements necessary to graduate from high school.

How old do I need to be to enroll in The Hair Design School?

Most schools require that students are at least 16 years old and have a either a high school diploma or GED. Cosmetology school enrollment rules are dictated by the state cosmetology board. If you are uncertain, contact The Hair Design School or check your home state cosmetology board to ask what their minimum age requirements are.