Barbering Schools in Texas

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2015 East Riverside Drive Building 6
Austin, TX 78741

Barbering, Cosmetology

907 Highway 80
San Marcos, TX 78666

(512) 392-8862
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Cosmetology Teacher Training

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360 Degrees Beauty & Barber College – Accredited

10638 Fm 1960 Road West
Houston, TX 77070

Acres Home College of Barber Design – Accredited

2306 Fergusonway
Houston, TX 77088

Advanced Barber College and Hair Design – Accredited

2818 South International
Weslaco, TX 78596

Alamo City Barber College – Accredited

8910 Bandera Road Suite 209
San Antonio, TX 78250

Barber Institute of Texas – Accredited

2325 South Stemmons Freeway #404
Lewisville, TX 75067

Barber Institute of Texas – Accredited

2430 South High Street Suite B4
Longview, TX 75602

Bella Cosmetology College – Accredited

410 West Broadway Street
Winnsboro, TX 75494

Blade Craft Barber Academy – Accredited

2719 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75226

Brighton Barber Institute – Accredited

133 West Harwood Road
Hurst, TX 76054

Bronx Barber College

1360 Lee Trevino Drive
El Paso, TX 79936

Buckner Barber School – Accredited

1515 South Buckner Boulevard #147
Dallas, TX 75217

CC's Christian Barber School

11316 Westheimer Road Suite C
Houston, TX 77077

Central Texas Barber College – Accredited

544 West Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Central Texas Beauty College – Accredited

2010 South 57th Street
Temple, TX 76504

Champions Barber and Beauty Academy – Accredited

1300 Lake Air Drive
Waco, TX 76710

Charles and Sues School of Hair Design – Accredited

1711 Briarcrest Drive
Bryan, TX 77802

College of the Mainland – Accredited

1200 Amburn Road
Texas City, TX 77591

Cosmetology Academy of Texarkana – Accredited

4115 North Kings Highway Suite 110
Texarkana, TX 75503

Cut & Shave Barber College – Accredited

1139 Gembler Road
San Antonio, TX 78219

Dallas Barber & Stylist College – Accredited

9357 Forest Lane
Dallas, TX 75243

Dallas Barber & Stylist College – Accredited

5504 Matlock Road
Arlington, TX 76018

Dallas Barber & Stylist College – Accredited

3407 Sycamore School Road
Fort Worth, TX 76133

Dallas Blends Barber Academy – Accredited

2902 Buckner Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75227

Dapper G Barber College – Accredited

1305 Southwest Loop 410 Suite 210
San Antonio, TX 78227

Deluxe Barber College – Accredited

12636 Nacogdoches Road
San Antonio, TX 78217

Diamonds Cosmetology College – Accredited

3321 Loy Lake Road
Sherman, TX 75090

Elevation Barber College – Accredited

7207 Elm Trail
San Antonio, TX 78244

Enlightened Barber Academy – Accredited

1006 South 10Th Street Suite 4
Mcallen, TX 78501

Enrichment Barber College – Accredited

4138 Naco Perrin Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78217

Eyes on Me Advanced Barber College – Accredited

1494 Hillcrest
San Antonio, TX 78228

Franklin Institute – Accredited

4745 Highway 6 North
Houston, TX 77084

Gloria's Barber College – Accredited

6812 Bandera Road Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78238

Graham's Barber College – Accredited

3016 AL Lipscomb Way
Dallas, TX 75215

Houston Barber School – Accredited

313 Rankin Road Suite G
Houston, TX 77073

Houston Community College – Accredited

6815 Rustic Street
Houston, TX 77087

Houston Training School - Gulfgate Campus – Accredited

6630 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77087

Houston Training School - Main Campus – Accredited

10314 East Freeway
Houston, TX 77026

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Accredited

2215 South Loop 288
Denton, TX 76021

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Accredited

750 Sunland Park Drive
El Paso, TX 79912

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Accredited

1802 Green Oaks Road
Fort Worth, TX 76116

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Accredited

1101 Melbourne Road Suite B-5A
Hurst, TX 76053

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Accredited

2426 Irving Mall B-5C
Irving, TX 75062

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Accredited

1900 Oates Drive #175
Mesquite, TX 75150

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Accredited

3033 West Parker Road 205
Plano, TX 75023

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Accredited

3111 Midwestern Parkway Suite #110
Wichita Falls, TX 76308

Instituto de Belleza y Arte – Accredited

112 South Broadway
McAllen, TX 78501

Interstate Barber Stylist School – Accredited

3415 North 19th Street
Waco, TX 76708

Jay's Technical Institute – Accredited

11910 Fondren Meadow
Houston, TX 77071

K & G 5 Star Barber College – Accredited

618 FM 517 West
Dickinson, TX 77539

Lee College – Accredited

511 South Whiting
Baytown, TX 77520

Lone Star College – Accredited

20000 Kingwood Drive
Kingwood, TX 77339

McLennan Community College – Accredited

1400 College Drive
Waco, TX 76708

Mei Barber School – Accredited

205 East Elizabeth Street
Brownsville, TX 78520

Mesa Barber College – Accredited

8523 Mesa Drive
Houston, TX 77028

Michael's Barber & Hair Stylist Academy – Accredited

2413 West Airport Freeway
Irving, TX 75062

Mid Cities Barber College – Accredited

2345 Southwest 3rd Street 101
Grand Prairie, TX 75051

Mission Beauty Institute – Accredited

1123 East 9th Street
Mission, TX 78572

Modern Barber & Beauty Institute – Accredited

1123 East Villa Maria Road
Bryan, TX 77802

Modern Barber College – Accredited

2401 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77002

Mystros Barber Academy – Accredited

1434 Cypress Creek Parkway
Houston, TX 77090

Natural Images Beauty College – Accredited

236 Old Angleton Road
Clute, TX 77531

NeeCee's Barber College – Accredited

1813 Industrial Boulevard
Abilene, TX 79602

NeeCee's Barber College – Accredited

11220 North Lamar Building C Unit 300
Austin, TX 78753

New Image Beauty and Barber School – Accredited

502 US-77 Frontage Road
Harlingen, TX 78550

OG's School of Hair Design – Accredited

2501 South Ws Young Drive
Killeen, TX 76542

Ogle School of Cosmetology and Esthetics – Accredited

742 North Loop 410 Suite 226
San Antonio, TX 78216

Ogle School of Cosmetology and Esthetics – Accredited

12788 Fountain Lake Circle
Stafford, TX 77477

Panola College – Accredited

1109 West Panola Street
Carthage, TX 75633

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

309 Curtis Mathes Way Suite 101
Arlington, TX 76018

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

2389 Midway Road Suite A
Carrollton, TX 75006

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

10516 Katy Freeway Suite A
Houston, TX 77043

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

5590 Summit Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78229

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

20807 Gulf Freeway
Webster, TX 77598

Premier Barber School – Accredited

8795 Antoine Drive
Houston, TX 77088

Roffler School of Hair Design – Accredited

5339 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78756

Salon & Spa Institute – Accredited

2695 North Coria Street
Brownsville, TX 78520

San Jacinto Community College – Accredited

8060 Spencer Highway
Pasadena, TX 77505

Sebring Career Schools – Accredited

6672 Highway 6 South
Houston, TX 77083

Sebring Career Schools – Accredited

2505 Lake Road Suite 1
Huntsville, TX 77340

Sol Barber & Styling Academy – Accredited

531 West Jefferson Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75208

South Post Oak Barber College – Accredited

14217 South Post Oak Road
Houston, TX 77045

South Texas Barber College

3917 Ayers
Corpus Christi, TX 78415

Southwest Barber Institute – Accredited

4242 Hondo Pass Suite 107-108
El Paso, TX 79924

Southwest Texas Junior College – Accredited

2401 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, TX 78801

Texarkana College – Accredited

2500 North Robison Road
Texarkana, TX 75599

Texas Barber College – Accredited

9888 Ferguson Road
Dallas, TX 75228

Texas Barber College – Accredited

5148 Lancaster Road
Dallas, TX 75241

Texas Barber College – Accredited

8201 South Gessner Road Suite A
Houston, TX 77036

The Professional Cosmetology Academy – Accredited

1407 Calle del Norte Suite 116
Laredo, TX 78041

Tonsore Master Academy – Accredited

6856 Ingram Road
San Antonio, TX 78238

Tonsorial Arts Barber College – Accredited

2831 New Boston Road
Texarkana, TX 75501

Top of the line Barber School – Accredited

2306 Austin Highway
San Antonio, TX 78218

Trend Barber College – Accredited

16950 Ella Boulvard Suite 330
Houston, TX 77071

Trend Barber College – Accredited

8250 West Bellfort
Houston, TX 77090

Trucco Beauty Institute – Accredited

11385 James Watt Drive Suite B 44053
El Paso, TX 79936

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

4522 Fredericksburg Road A-85
San Antonio, TX 78201

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

913 North 13Th Street
Harlingen, TX 78550

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

724 East Expressway 83
La Joya, TX 78560

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

8401 North 10Th Street
Mcallen, TX 78504

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

910 Southeast Military Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78214

Victoria Beauty College – Accredited

1508 North Laurent
Victoria, TX 77901

Vogue College of Cosmetology – Accredited

1836 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201

Vogue College of Cosmetology – Accredited

800 Fern Avenue
Mcallen, TX 78501

Vogue College of Cosmetology – Accredited

6012 Ingram Road
San Antonio, TX 78238

Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy – Accredited

2520 Paramount Boulevard
Amarillo, TX 79109

Yahweh Beauty Academy – Accredited

431 North 38th Street
Killeen, TX 76543

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How to Become a Barber in Texas

Texas Barbering Careers At a Glance
  • 1,500 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for barbers in Texas is $28,730 ($13.81/hour). This is higher than the national average of $30,150 ($14.50/hour).
  • There is a predicted 20% job increase between 2016–2026 for barbers. This is higher than the expected national growth of 7%.

Men have unique hair care needs that may get overlooked. As a barber, you can learn about the intricacies of facial hair maintenance and male hair care to offer specialized services to men. You can complete a dedicated barbering program in Texas to delve into the many techniques involved in men's hair care.

If you want to learn more about becoming a master barber, just use our site to request info from schools near you. And good luck on your journey towards a new creative career!

State License Requirements

1,500 Education Hours

Required to earn a barbering license

Most barbering students in Texas spend about nine months in training. You'll likely start out with basic skills like shampooing and conditioning, since most hair care services begin with a thorough wash. In addition, you can take classes that center around the theory of hair and skin. This is crucial—knowing how the skin and hair work can help you give thorough assessments to clients. Get your hands ready, because barbering in Texas requires a lot of practical experience! After learning about hair cutting techniques, you can break out the clippers and razor to practice your skills. After you demonstrate that you can handle the challenge of a mannequin head, you can offer hair cuts to real clients under the supervision of your instructor. More advanced skills covered in barbering school include hair coloring, artificial hair pieces, hair texturing, and masking gray hair. Facial hair is a very important part of a man's appearance, so barbering schools often spend quite a bit of time on it. Shaving techniques allow you to give a man a clean-shaven look, while facial hair design skills can help you give a man the clean look he wants.

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

As a barber in Texas, you’ll handle license renewal through the Texas Department of Labor and Regulation (TDLR). The renewal fee is $55, and must be paid every two years. You can renew online for your Class A Barber License in Texas. You will have to renew by the two-year anniversary of obtaining your license to keep it in good standing. Texas does not require that you take any continuing education courses. But don’t let that stop you from taking classes that will keep you current with best practices.

Texas Barbering Careers


Average yearly salary for barbering in Texas

If you begin your barbering career in Texas, you can look forward to a fairly promising job outlook. In the years between 2016 and 2026, CareerOneStop predicts a 20% increase in job openings for Texas barbers. This job growth is in line with the national average. The need for barbering services may increase as the economy bounces back and more men begin returning to work. In many cases, barbering salaries in this state are considerably higher than the national average! The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average salary for a Texas barber is $28,730 (2020), which is $3,000 higher than the national average. They report salaries ranging from $19,200 to $43,400 per year (O*Net, 2013). Your salary may be affected by your experience and seniority, as well as what type of salon you work in. The state of Texas requires barbers to get their license from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. To become a Class A barber, you need at least 1,500 hours of barbering instruction from an approved facility.

Working in the barbering field is very different from working in any other cosmetology specialty. While other cosmetology jobs mostly serve women, barbers only provide services to men. The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation only permits barbers to work in a licensed barber shop or dual-licensed salon, so your work environment may be quite different as well. Since Texas is such a large state with many diverse cultures, you may work with college-age men that want trendy styles, older gentlemen that want the same haircut that they've had for years, and busy men that just want something simple. Being able to communicate with your clients is possibly one of the most important skills you can develop. Your customers may have difficulty expressing what they want or even deciding what kind of style they like; your job is to look at their face shape, examine their style, and help them figure it out. By consistently making customers feel welcome and giving them the haircut they want, you can develop a loyal customer base. Working as a barber may also give you the freedom to participate in local events! Corpus Christi, Texas, hosted Barber Battle. This event puts the skills of over 1,000 barbers to the test. Since barbering requires a unique, in-demand set of skills, it can have great career opportunities for anyone with natural style and good communication. Learn more about becoming a barber today! Contact the schools in your city to request more information about their programs!

Contact the Texas State Board of Barbering

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations

Texans have given a significant boost to barbering in the state in recent years. This boom has also led to many seeking to become hair care professionals. As a result, most begin with these resources.

Texas Barber Exam Portal
Texas Barber Candidate Information Bulletin


How to Become a Barber in Your State