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How does the Digital Network Access (DNA) work?

Students use tablets in place of textbooks and printed material to view all cosmetology curriculum in and out of the classroom. You can purchase a tablet with your student kit. Contact your local TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy for details and availability.

I can’t go to school 5 days a week. Is there a 3-day program?

Participating locations offer 3-day cosmetology programs that start every month. Contact your local TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy for details and availability.

What programs can I study at TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy?

With so many new beauty trends and techniques, we want to allow students at our school to study what they’re most passionate about in the beauty industry. Our cosmetology, barbering, and esthetics programs are all great options for those looking to start their beauty education! Contact us to learn more about these programs and which location offers the one you’re interested in studying.

Will TONI&GUY’s programs help prepare me for the state licensing exam?

At TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy, our programs cover topics on the latest in both business and technical beauty skills for a complete education. Since our schools are located throughout the United States, the state licensing exam requirements will vary depending on which state you want to start your career. That’s why we’ve created a curriculum that allows students to gain the training necessary to take the state licensing exam in whichever state they’re studying!

Will I be working with professional products?

Students in our program can have a unique opportunity to work with TONI&GUY’s own professional brand, TIGI! The founders of TONI&GUY released this now globally-recognized brand to offer a high-quality product for clients. What better place to learn about this popular brand than in the place where it all started?

Will I learn makeup and skin care?

Yes, TONI&GUY is partnered with TIGI Cosmetics for makeup and Demalogica for skin care. Basic esthetic techniques and product knowledge are introduced at the intermediate level.

How much is tuition at your cosmetology schools?

TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academies offer competitive tuition rates to those who want to learn how to become a hairdresser. Tuition does vary slightly between beauty schools, so please contact your local academy for specifics. Financial assistance is also available to those who qualify. Request information today to learn more about how an education from a TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy can be an investment in your future.

Are students offered a cosmetology kit?

All students who are enrolled in our cosmetology program will be offered a cosmetology kit containing the tools needed that can help them succeed in the program!

What will I learn in your cosmetology program?

In our 41-week cosmetology program, our curriculum is broken up in weeks to allow students to focus on different skills that can help with their beauty career. Starting with learning coloring and cutting fundamentals and ending by participating in creative projects like photoshoots, we want to help slowly build on the foundation of students’ beauty knowledge.

Do I have to pick between haircutting and hair coloring within my cosmetology program?

No. You can learn how to become a multifaceted hairdresser at your chosen TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy, gaining knowledge and skills in both cutting and coloring techniques. Our objective is to prepare you for your cosmetology state board licensing exam, ready you for immediate salon employment, and give you the confidence you need to make an immediate impact on the beauty industry.

How long is your cosmetology program?

Our 5-day cosmetology program can be completed in as little as 10 months. This may vary slightly by academy location and student performance. We feel strongly that you and your fellow beauty school students should master every objective of the program when learning how to be a hairdresser before progressing to the next level. Find the TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy nearest you for specific info on cosmetology program length and availability.

Will I be able to work with real clients?

Yes! As part of our curriculum, students can have the opportunity to practice what they’ve learned on real guests under the direct supervision of licensed professionals. Our school is designed to look and feel like a real salon so students can feel prepared for what comes after graduation!

When do new classes start at your cosmetology schools?

New classes typically start every month, but may vary by location. As soon as your enrollment process is complete, you can look forward to starting your cosmetology program. Take your first step by finding the TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy near you and schedule your tour.

Can I continue my beauty education with TONI&GUY after completing a program?

Yes! One of the best parts about the beauty industry is that it’s always changing and we want to help our students learn how they can always stay updated. In our Continuing Education program, beauty professionals at all levels can come and learn something new about the world they love. While anyone is welcome to learn with us, TONI&GUY graduates are eligible for a lifetime discount of 50% off on all these courses!

This program is offered at our Dallas and Costa Mesa locations.

Can I learn how to become a beauty instructor?

If you want to learn how to make an impact on the next generation of aspiring beauty professionals, then our instructor program could be a great path for you. In this course, licensed cosmetologists can learn how to make lesson plans, teach theories on beauty skills, and so much more! 

This program is offered at our Erie and Albuquerque locations.

Am I required to work at a TONI&GUY salon after graduation?

No. The focus of our cosmetology schools is training you and your peers to become well-rounded hairdressers, so you can be successful in the beauty industry. With this educational foundation in place, our goal is then to help you obtain employment at a quality salon that best fits your career ambitions.

Do you guarantee job placement following graduation?

We offer our students and graduates career placement services to help find employment opportunities. While we cannot guarantee job placement, we host career fairs, resume building workshops, and additional career development exercises.

Are books and equipment included?

You must purchase the TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy Student Kit, which includes the required access to digital education, equipment and supplies. Your Student Kit contains the necessary professional hairdressing tools needed to complement the instruction you receive at TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy.

Do I need to have a high school diploma?

Yes, students must be 17 years of age and possess a high school diploma, GED or its equivalent, as determined by TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academies, or sealed transcripts stating the graduation date. Foreign high school diplomas must be translated and evaluated by a service selected by TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academies, at a cost to the student.

Do your academy’s offer a barbering program?

Yes, TON&GUY offers a barbering program at participating locations. This program encompasses the TONI&GUY fundamentals with barbering techniques and all other training to prepare you to become a barber.

Does TONI&GUY offer an esthetics program?

TONI&GUY offers an esthiology/spa training program at participating locations. The esthetic program includes hands-on training with facials, mask treatments, makeup lessons and more.