Trying to find the right beauty school can be stressful! So, we’ve compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions to make things just a bit easier. Please contact us to learn more about our cosmetology and esthetics programs. A member of our admissions team would be happy to discuss your goals and help with the enrollment process. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
Q1) Do I have to have a high school diploma to attend Broken Arrow Beauty College and what proof is required?
A1) Yes, a high school diploma or a GED is required for admission as well as for Federal Financial Aid. You will need a copy of your high school diploma, a transcript from your high school showing a graduation date, or a copy of your GED certificate. A diploma from a college for a Bachelor's or Associate Degree is also acceptable. A homeschool diploma is also allowed with the right documentation, contact the admissions office for more information.
Q2) What if my diploma is from another country?
A2) The diploma must be the equivalent of a high school diploma in the United States. It is required that this be evaluated by an outside evaluation company. The cost of this evaluation, usually $85 - $125, is the responsibility of the student applicant. The evaluation must be completed before the student will be allowed to enroll and begin classes.
Q4) Do you accept transfer hours?
A4) Yes, we will accept hours on record with the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering, for up to half of the hours required for the course. Contact our admissions team and we can assist you.
Q5) Do you enroll students for review hours?
A5) Yes, we enroll students who are required by the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering to complete review hours in order to take the State Board Licensing Examination. Federal Financial Aid is not available for review hours.
Q6) Are you approved for Veteran's Educational Benefits?
A6) Yes, we are approved for VA education and training benefits. Contact us for more details.
Q8) What are the hours (schedules) for Day classes, Evening classes?
A8) Call our admissions at (918) 294-8627 for the most recent start dates as these may change.
Basic Cosmetology day classes start monthly .
Esthetics day classes start 3 times yearly per campus.
Instructor classes: Schedule varies.
A list of all start dates can be found on our website under 'Courses'.
Q9) How do I get enrolled for school?
A9) A high school diploma or GED, driver’s license or birth certificate, and $75 application fee are required to enroll. Our admissions team will be with you every stop of the way to answer any questions you may have. We would love to speak with you about your goals and assist in the enrollment process, including application, financial aid, and requirements. Give us a call or text us at: (918) 294-8627.
Q10) Do you accept Federal Financial Aid?
A10) Yes, we accept Pell Grants & Direct Student Loans for qualified students. There are also a variety of ways you can access financial aid including scholarships. Our admissions team will be able to help you navigate and determine what aid you may qualify for. Give us a call: (918) 294-8637. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
Q11) How do I apply for Federal Financial Aid?
A11) Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov and complete the current application. Enter our school code, 015930. The school will receive an electronic copy within 3-5 business days after completion.
Q12) What is Pivot Point and how does it help me?
A12) Pivot Point is a licensed training method for beauty education. It has a unique approach to teach you cosmetology, esthetics, manicuring, or master instructor training. Pivot Point focuses on comprehension for all types of students regardless of their learning style. It uses a multi-sensory approach to training that has proven to have better results than other training systems available.
Q3) What was your State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering pass rate for your graduates?
A3) Our aim is to make sure all of our students are prepared to sit for the state exam. Graduation rates vary depending on program. Call our admissions office to learn about how we can help you achieve your goals!
Q13) What is in your cosmetology kit?
A13) Our beauty kit is included with the cosemotology program. It includes Hatori-Hanzo Shear Set, CHI Tool kit with Chi Touch2 dryer, CHI G2 flat iron, CHI Marcel Curling Iron, Andis clipper set, brushes, combs, clips, apron, cape, perm rods, rollers, color bowl and brushes, manicure tools, 9 mannequins, and many more items. Schedule a tour of our school to learn about the complete kit and see it in use!
Q14) How many students do you enroll per class?
A14) We prefer smaller class sizes so that our instructors can give each student the quality of education that they deserve. We only take up to 20 cosmetology, 10 esthetics, and 10 manicurist students per start date. Class sizes could be smaller depending on the time of year.how
Q15) How long will it take to complete the course?
A15) The time it takes you to complete the program of your choice may vary depending on your schedule. In general, our following programs can be completed from anywhere between 19 to 74 weeks. We have flexible scheduling options for our cosmetology and esthetics programs so that you can pursue your education while balancing other responsibilities. Our admissions team can help you choose the right program and schedule for your goals.
Q16) Do you offer job placement.
A16) Job placement for our graduates is one of our top priorities! While we can't guarantee a job or salary, we will help you identify job opportunities. We have several employers who call looking for stylist, manicurist, and estheticians and many visit our school and talk to students before they graduate.
Q17) What products do you use at the school?
A17) It’s important to us that our students are knowledgeable with a wide variety of quality products. This will help them be able to succeed in the professional salon world. Our school uses a variety of professional products like CHI, Moroccan Oil, ColorProof, Design Essentials, Keune, Paul Mitchell, CND, Smashbox Cosmetics, and others.