Mid-Cities Barber College admits students, who are at least 17 years of age and have a high school diploma1, a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have the ability to benefit as determined by Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam with a score of 15 or higher in a 12 minute time frame.  A personal interview and visit to the school is required, and may not guarantee enrollment.


All students must complete/submit an enrollment application to the college for processing; submit a non-refundable check or money order for $20 made payable to MCBC; have a personal interview and tour of the school. Upon acceptance, all students must submit the following to the college:

  1. •A State issued D.L. /I.D. or Alien Registration

  2. •Proof of Education -Ability to Benefit (ATB) may be available upon request at a cost of $100.00

  3. •Four 2×2 passport photos

  4. •$35.00 money order for Texas Barber Student Permit (TDLR)

  5. •$100.00 registration fee

  6. •Down payment for tuition**

**Does not apply to student eligible for Title IV funding

Denial of Admissions

Admissions may be denied if a student is incapable to demonstrate manual dexterity had previously:  inability to maintain Performance Standards, inability to maintain financial responsibility, disciplinary issues, cannot meet (TDLR) Criminal Conviction Guidelines, and if Title IV funds had to be returned.

Criminal Conviction Guidelines

These guidelines are issued by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation pursuant to the Texas Occupations Code, § 53.025(a). These guidelines describe the process by which the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) determines whether a criminal conviction renders an applicant an unsuitable candidate for the license, or whether a conviction warrants revocation or suspension of a license previously granted. The questionable offenses are:  assaults, homicides, *sexual offenders, and kidnapping.

*Mid-Cities Barber College reserves the right to refuse enrollment to sexual offenders.

Transfer Students

* Transfer ability will be determined on a case by case basis by the Director.

Any student who wishes to transfer from another Barber College must provide the school with the following:

  1. •Confirmation of hours earned from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations.

  2. •A complete transcript from the previous school including a statement indicating the student has no outstanding financial obligations.

  3. •A Federal Financial Aid Transcript if student attends under Title IV funding by the U.S.Department of Education.

  4. •All Admission Requirements and Procedures

  5. •Student must be eligible to complete a minimum of 25% of education at MCBC.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Mid-Cities Barber College is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for all its students, alumni and is committed to a policy against discrimination in based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, or veteran status.