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The following requirements must be met for admission to be accepted to Arnold’s Beauty School:

Prospective Student must:

1.  Be at least 17 years of age      

2.  Have certificate of high school graduation or GED or HISET; and met the high school exam requirements

3. Agree to abide by the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology laws and regulations
4. Complete and sign a contract. Students wishing to apply for admission should contact the school office appointment.


For students who have not received a high school diploma, area high schools offer GED or HISET preparatory classes one and two nights weekly throughout the school year and are usually free to the public. Arnold’s will be glad to help students find the most convenient location and assist in enrollment. There are several colleges and universities within a reasonable distance from Arnold’s that offer the GED/HISET test at different times during the school year.


Any student with cosmetology clock hours accumulated elsewhere and showing approval by the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology will be accepted and charged accordingly; up to a total of 750 clock hours.  Transfer students may be required to repeat classes or attend additional hours according to the individual student’s ability, which may result in additional charges.  


All transfer students are required to provide a certified transcript of theory and practical grades/hours from the previous school attended.  All transfer students are required to enroll on regular class start dates with admission into the freshman class and may accelerate at the discretion of the administration.  A placement test may be required.


The Cosmetology program enrollment dates are offered six times per year. Students must enroll in advance of each starting date through the Admission's Office. The Cosmetology program only offers full-time enrollment and consists of 1500 clock hours. Courses required for each program are offered with intentions of the student completing the program within 14 months.

April 9, 2024
June 4, 2024
August 6, 2024
September 17, 2024
November 5, 2024
February 4, 2025
April 1, 2025
June 3, 2025
August 5, 2025
September 16, 2025
November 4, 2025

Start dates and maximum amount of students may vary. 


Registration fee         $100

Books                          $200
Kits                              $1,150
Tuition                        $17,250
Total                           $18,700
(Tuition rate: 1500 clock hours @ $11.50 per hr)





Friday…………………………… 8:00am-3:00pm

Arnold's Beauty School is required to provide financial protection to the United States Department of Education in the form of an irrevocable letter of credit.

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