Programs Offered

Barbering / Cosmetology / Esthetics / Nail Technology

Recent Reviews

Camila Moreno
5/15/2024 via Google
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I had an amazing experience at FBA (nail technician program). My teacher Ms. Kay truly cares about our success in every possible way. She taught us technique to where you actually know what you are doing once you graduate. Staff is friendly and helpful. 10/10

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Samuel Williams
4/18/2024 via Google
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I really enjoyed the hospitality the welcome was refreshing 10 thumbs 👍 👌 😀

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Corey Robinson
3/18/2024 via Google
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I passed my exam awhile ago and never got a chance to thank Ms. Davis. Barbers are renewing our license this year and she took the time to explain what steps need to be done.

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In the School's Words

Bilingual Classes Available!!

Well-versed in the latest beauty industry techniques and its trends. Students are also provided running a salon/spa, and costumer care techniques. All Florida Barber Academy graduates are prepared to become licensed professionals.

We are focused on being well-versed in the all the latest beauty trends and techniques, and offer students a first-hand experience on running their own salon, spa, or shop. We effectively implement the best customer services techniques and standards. The foundation of our training prepares our graduates for life of success in the beauty industry.

Our goal has always been to prepare students in the beauty industry. We strive to provide our students with the industry best classrooms and equipment. Florida Barber Academy is dedicated to each student's professional growth and development from registration day, all the way, until graduation day and becoming an integral part of their professional community.

Professional Facilities

We offer our students a well-equipped facility with a dedicated support of all certified faculty. Our campus is suited with spacious classrooms, media room, lecture room, student lounge, and much more. We have a dedicated student services department that will guide each student through each phase of their program and offer workshop and seminars with guest speakers and industry professionals.

  • Flexible scheduling during the day and evenings are available.
  • Classes run on a continuous basis.
  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
  • FBA is approved for Veteran Educational benefits by the State Approving Agency. Veterans may complete an application either at the school or the Veterans Administration.
  • Bilingual Classes English/ Spanish


Florida Barber Academy offers the following programs:

Barbering / Cosmetology / Esthetics / Nail Technology


Program Length 900 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $10,750

The purpose of the Barber program is to prepare students for state licensing and employment. The courses include the required. education from the Florida Barbers' Board. The program consists of 900 hours which includes a combination of theoretical and practical applications. The courses include but are not limited to safe and efficient work practices, human relations and employability skills, Florida barber laws and rules, knowledge of barbering and its relation to chemistry, bacteriology, haircutting, and the development of practical skills in performing the manipulative techniques required in the practice of barbering

Full Specialist

Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $14,620

This program is designed to teach students the art and science of beautifying the skin and nails. Students with a Full Specialist license will be able to provide client services for skin and nail care, proper precautions to perform services in a sanitary and safe manner, as well as identify contraindications. Program content includes current information in areas such as infection control, facials, hair removal, and nail techniques.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will receive a diploma from Florida Barber Academy, and qualify for State licensing as a Full Specialist. At that point they may pursue an exciting career in the beauty industry.


Program Length 1,200 hours
Average Completion 10 months
Program Tuition $14,620

This program is designated to provide students with the required theory and practical skills, to take and pass the State Cosmetology License Examination and engage in the beauty profession. This program of study is designed to provide the students with the skills to beautify hair through shampooing, hairstyling, hair shaping, hair coloring, permanent waving, and hair relaxing. The program also includes beautifying of the skin, hands and feet.

Nail Technology

Program Length 240 hours
Average Completion 2 months
Program Tuition $750

Facial Specialist

Program Length 224 hours
Average Completion N/A
Program Tuition N/A

The Facial Specialist program introduces a career filled with unlimited potential that graduates may pursue in many different directions. Facial Specialist play a vital role in the lives of their clients by providing ongoing services such as facials, waxing, and basic makeup, all of which enable their clients to look and feel their best. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Facials Specialty licensure.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will receive a diploma from Florida Barber Academy, and qualify for State licensing as a Facial Specialist. At that point they may pursue an exciting career in the beauty industry.

About This School

Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.

Financial Aid

62% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $4,379 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

70% Female, 30% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

3% White, 28% Hispanic / Latino, 68% African American, 0% Asian American, 1% American Indian, 0% Hawaiian / Pacific, 0% Two or More, 0% Unknown

227 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 06/03/2024

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