Program Costs Information — Hair Design Program

Application Fee

The application fee is $50 for all programs. The application fee is not refundable under any circumstances.

Enrollment Fee

The enrollment fee is $100 for all programs. The enrolmment fee is refundable when requested in writing within 3 business days of payment.

Course Tuition, Fees and Length
Course Tuition


Registration Fee


Student Kit

(Includes sales tax)

Total Costs


Course Length
(in clock hours)
Over Contract Charge
Hair Design Program: Toledo  












1,200 hours


$10.50 per hour

Additional Costs
Below are additional costs not included in tuition, application, registration or student kit fees:
Ohio State Board of Cosmetology testing fee — $63.00
Temporary work permit — $7.50

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