For over 50 years, Texas Barber College has trained some the best barbers and cosmetologists in the nation. With five convenient locations, students may choose to takes course in Houston, Dallas or Conroe, Texas. TBC students can train to become a Master Barber, Braiding Specialist and Manicurist, along with other hairstyling specialties. Students receive hands-on experience and learn from instructors who are at the top of their fields. TBC tracks student progress by the numbers of hours they are able to complete in their specialty. This helps students balance home, work and school so they can complete their chosen program at their own pace. Texas Barber College places more students in cosmetology and barbering careers than any school in the U.S. After completing an education at Texas Barber College, students are confident in knowing that they will succeed and become leaders in their chosen field. 

Location: Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Conroe, TX

Type of Institution: Private, one-year (or less) technical school

Tuition and Fees (prices varies with program)

     • In-State/Out-of-State: $250-$10,500

Size: 1,300+ students

Percentage of African-American Students: 80%

Percentage of Men: 60%

Percentage of Women: 40%

Degrees Offered: Certificate

Programs: Master Barber, Barber Instructor, Cosmetology, Manicurist, Shampoo Specialist, Braiding Specialist, Cosmetology Instructor 

Housing: Housing not provided

City Life: Houston: museums, performing arts, art galleries (Houston Center for Photography), shopping, dining, canoeing, kayaking, Jetski, scuba diving, professional sports: NFL (Texans), MLS (Dynamo), MLB (Astros), Hockey (Aeros); Dallas: museums, performing arts, art galleries, dining, shopping, professional sports: NBA (Mavericks), NFL (Cowboys), NHL (Stars), MLB (Texas Rangers)