Barbering Schools in Ohio

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Akron Barber College – Accredited

2828 South Arlington Avenue
Akron, OH 44312

Allstate Hairstyling & Barber College – Accredited

2546 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113

Barberology College of Barbering Arts – Accredited

5970 Westerville Road
Westerville, OH 43081

Beauty and Barber Empowerment Center

13104 Shaker Square
Cleveland, OH 44120

Beyond Expectations Barber College – Accredited

2202 Romig Road
Akron, OH 44320

Beyond Expectations Barber College – Accredited

709 Midlothian Boulevard
Youngstown, OH 44502

Cincinnati School of Barbering & Hair Design Inc – Accredited

6500 Colerain Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45239

Dayton Barber College – Accredited

2741 C Lyons Road
Miamisburg, OH 45342

LaBarberia Institute of Hair – Accredited

1633 Golden Gate Plaza
Cleveland, OH 44124

Meryma'at Barber College – Accredited

12825-27 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44111

Ohio State College of Barber Styling – Accredited

4614 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43213

Premier Barber College – Accredited

7617 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237

Raphael Barber Academy – Accredited

2731 Robbins Road
Niles, OH 44446

Ron West Barber College

3303 North Dixie Drive
Dayton, OH 45414

The Keratin Barber College – Accredited

4071 Lee Road
Cleveland, OH 44128

Toledo Public Schools Adult and Continuing Education – Accredited

3281 Upton Avenue
Toledo, OH 43613
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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How to Become a Barber in Ohio

Ohio Barbering Careers At a Glance
  • 1,800 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 8 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for barbers in Ohio is $36,930 ($17.76/hour). This is higher than the national average of $30,150 ($14.50/hour).
  • There is a predicted 7% job increase between 2016–2026 for barbers nationally.

Wondering if it's cool to work as a barber in the state of Ohio? It only takes a moment to confirm that it is by watching these talented guys from Ohio State Barber College. They made a hilarious rap video that rhymes the rules and regulations for state barbers. Okay, now that you're ready to become one of the dopest men's stylists, you'll need to hit the classroom and start learning. Ohio has a diverse collection of cities and communities that rely on barbers for style, human connection, and let's face it, a few laughs.

Where do we fit into all this? Well, if you keep reading you'll probably learn some valuable info about Ohio requirements for training, licensure and how to stay in good standing with the state. Then, we can point you to cosmetology school barber programs, so you can compare your options. Just use the search box at the top of this page, or take a gander down to the school listings below. It's that simple to start working towards a career as a barber in Ohio!

State License Requirements

1,800 Education Hours

Required to earn a barbering license

Education Details

In Ohio, there are barbering programs that teach students a wide range of skills related to men's cuts and style techniques. Men today are savvier than ever when it comes to hair design and fashion. Look for programs that teach current skills, such as coloring, facial treatments, and scrubs. State laws and regulations are also important — especially to keep your license active!

Ohio barbering course topics may include:

  • Mustache and beard styling
  • Disorder of the skin and scalp
  • Permanent waving
  • Tools and equipment

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

8 Hours

Continuing education required

For all the latest in news about barber laws and regulations, the Ohio State Barber Board will have you covered. The barber renewal cost is $110.00 in this state, and must be performed every even numbered year by August 31st. Fortunately, the state of Ohio will send you a reminder leading up to the deadline. There are no continuing education requirements for Ohio barbers. However, you should always seek ways to enhance your skills, keep up the hottest trends and sanitation laws as your career progresses.

Ohio Barbering Careers


Average yearly salary for barbering in Ohio

Contact the Ohio State Board of Barbering

Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board

For barbers in The Buckeye State, their profession is integral to the fabric of their communities. With more looking to join their ranks, a key step is to consult administrators at influential groups.


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