The Program

Institute of Beauty offers a Natural Hair course under Tennessee's Apprenticeship Model. With an investment of $3000.00, this course  is designed to offer you the opportunity to earn hands-on experience within 15 weeks in both the classroom and the supervised salon environment.  In 300 hours our program prepares students with hands on training in Natural Hair Care, Braiding Techniques, Extensions, Natural Hair Care Products, and more.
We now offer an Instructor's Training Program, email us for more information.

2962 North Stage Plaza

Bartlett, TN 38134

PH: (901) 273.7023

Day Class: 

Monday- Thursday

9:00 AM - 2 PM

Evening Class:

Monday- Thursday

5:45 PM - 9:45 PM


Applicants considering enrolling in the Natural Hair Stylist program should be at least 16 years of age and must have completed and passed at least two (2) years of high school or obtained a scored of at least four hundred and fifty (450) on a General Educational Development (G.E.D) test.  
*The Institute of Beauty is an out-of-pocket program, we do not offer/accept financial aid.*



Associated Fees

To enroll please bring:
  • $300 Registration Fee *non-refundable*
  • At least one of the following:
    • Government Issued ID​/Driver's License
    • Passport
  • High School Diploma/ G.E.D.
  • Social Security Card
1. $300 Registration Fee *non-refundable*
  • Includes
          Textbook and Workbook
2. $210 Student Kit
  • Includes
    • ​Kit
    • School T-shirt
3. $150 State Board Testing


Upon completion of your coursework, you will be prepared to take the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Exam.

Related Information

We offer Job Placement for our graduates!
Click here for Admissions and to request more information.
Learn more about our Natural Hair Stylist program.
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