Learn Advanced Hair Techniques

Boise Barber College a d.Martin Academy’s barber-stylist program offers detailed, hands-on experiences that will prepare you for a competitive, unique, and fun career. This curriculum was designed for students looking for a more advanced barber school – one that teaches a number of other techniques beyond the regular barbering classes.

This curriculum combines our instructors’ years of experience with your individual creativity to create a real formula for success.

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see what our students have to say

“Preparation for state exams A+. Family environment, overall Boise Baber College covered everything and anything a student would use and need after college to pursue their career.”

Bryan B.

“I went to Boise Barber College in 2019 to get a barber license after having a Cosmetology license for 8 years. I wanted to learn how to cut hair like a barber and to shave with a straight razor. The school was beautiful! The instructors were awesome! I learned the basics, onto working on the floor, taking clients, to state board preparation. I felt like I got more than my moneys worth!”

Latisha H.

Go Beyond Barbering

Our students will participate in a wide range of studies and activities. Many of these courses are the same as the barbering program, so you will study the history of barbering, state laws and regulations, business and client development, and straight razor shaving.

Barber-stylist courses go beyond those courses, though. We will work on both the theory and the practical skills necessary to work in the barber-styling industry, and cover additional techniques that traditional cosmetologists learn such as hair coloring foils, and even perms.

These classes also include other business-related curriculum, including front-end salon management, merchandising techniques, sanitation and sterilization, and safety practices.

Through it all, our professionally trained instructors will focus on preparing you for the barber licensing exam, so you can jump right into your new career.

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Additional Details

Start Dates

Here is the list of classes starting in 2024:

  • January 8th
  • February 12th
  • March 25
  • April 29th
  • June 3rd
  • July 8th
  • August 12th
  • September 16th
  • October 21st
  • November 18th

They are subject to change.

Program Length

This 1,500 hour program can be completed in as little as 40 weeks in our full-time schedule or 50 weeks in our part-time schedule.

Class schedules include:

  • Full-time: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
  • Part-time: Monday – Friday 9am-3pm

There is an additional three-day part-time schedule available after four weeks of your Freshman education is completed.

Cost of the Program

Here is the breakdown of costs. However, the cost of our program shouldn’t hold you back! There are a variety of payment options, including financial aid available to those who qualify.

  • Application fee: $50 (non-refundable)
  • Registration fee: $550 (non-refundable)
  • Books and Supplies: $2500 (non-refundable)
  • Taxes (books and supplies): $150 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition: $16,900
  • Total: $20,150



Start the Admissions Process

If you want to start taking the next step to enroll in our barber-stylist program, don’t wait! We have limited class sizes, so it’s crucial to get started to enroll in the start date that works for you. The next steps to enroll are:

  1. Schedule a tour. See the school so you can decide if it’s the right choice for you.
  2. Read our handbook and course catalog. Get a better idea of our policies and what you can expect as a student at Boise Barber College
  3. Fill out the enrollment paperwork. We’ll ask for additional paperwork such as proof of age, a headshot, and $50 application fee.
  4. Work out a payment plan with our Financial Aid Director and get ready for the first day of class!

Give us a call at 208-378-9933 or fill out the form to get the process started!

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