Admission Requirements

It is the policy of the John Amico School of Hair Design that it does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, ethnic or national origin, or religion in its’ admission and other practice, policies or procedures.

Cosmetology Course

Prospective students for the Cosmetology course must meet the following requirements to be admitted:

  • Have a high school diploma, transcript, or its equivalent as evidenced by any of the items on the following non-exhaustive list: copy of diploma, copy of GED certificate, copy of transcript showing high school completion, copy of state authorized examination that the State of Illinois recognizes as the equivalent of a high school diploma (eg, HISET or TASC); or
  • Is at least 16 years of age; or
  • If enrolled under a training agreement with a government agency, school district, and/ or other entity, the student meets the admission requirements set out in the training agreement and/ or applicable state licensing or certification regulations;
  • Is beyond the age of compulsory school attendance upon admission;
  • Fulfills criteria for admission under one of the ability to benefit (ATB) alternatives if the student was enrolled in a Title IV eligible program prior to July 1, 2012.  Those alternatives include the student passing an independently administered, approved ATB test or successfully completing at least 225 clock hours of post-secondary education. (After July 1, 2012, Ability-to-Benefit (ATB) testing is no longer offered for Title IV recipients);
  • Has completed homeschooling at the secondary level as defined by state law and provide secondary school completion credential;
  • Fulfills criteria for admission under ability-to-benefit alternative by successfully completing 225 clock hours of the Cosmetology program, which is only applicable to non-Title IV recipients;
  • Have a Driver’s License or State Identification;
  • Have a Social Security Card;
  • All foreign high school diplomas MUST BE translated into English and confirm academic equivalence to a U.S. high school diploma by an outside agency.

Cosmetology Teacher Course

Prospective students for either Teacher Training course must meet the following requirements to be admitted:

  • Have a high school diploma, transcript, or its equivalent as evidenced by any of the items on the following non-exhaustive list: copy of diploma, copy of GED certificate, copy of transcript showing high school completion, copy of state authorized examination that the State of Illinois recognizes as the equivalent of a high school diploma (eg, HISET or TASC);
  • Has completed homeschooling at the secondary level as defined by state law and provide secondary school completion credential;
  • Is at least 18 years of age;
  • Possess a valid Illinois Cosmetology license;
  • Have a Driver’s License or State Identification;
  • Have a Social Security Card;
  • All foreign high school diplomas MUST BE translated into English and confirm academic equivalence to a U.S. high school diploma by an outside agency.

All Prospective Students

All prospective students must make satisfactory arrangements regarding expected payment of fees to formal admission. Students failing to complete such arrangements or students who do not qualify for financial aid must make satisfactory arrangements for payment, or they will not be admitted (this includes failure to secure financial aid related paperwork, if applicable). If the student is admitted under a conditional or provisional acceptance and requires providing further documentation and does not meet the deadline the Financial Aid Administrator states he/she may be suspended or terminated from the school until the student meets the necessary conditions.

Students are reminded that the enrollment agreement (except for the refund policy) is not binding until all admission requirements have been met.

Class Schedules

Full-Time: Wednesdays – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

Part-Time Days: Wednesdays – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

Part-Time Nights: Wednesdays – Friday: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., and Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

Enrollment Procedures

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8057 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles, IL 60714

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  1. Attend a conference with the School Director, which includes a tour of our facilities.
  2. Complete an application for admission.
  3. Pay the $100.00 enrollment fee, which is refunded if the applicant is rejected.
  4. Provide the following documents:
    – Drivers License or State I.D.
    – Social Security
    – Proof of education (High School Diploma, transcript, or it’s equivalent)

SEE CONSUMER INFORMATION AND DISCLOSURES FOR ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION AND COURSE COSTS.

 

Transfers and Re-enrollees

Students to be credited with completing a portion of the course will be charged the current hourly fee for hours needed to be completed, plus the fee for equipment/books (if needed), and an enrollment fee of $100. Former students who did not complete their course or transfers from another school may re-enroll, however, and initial deposit of $500.00 may be required, regardless of the student’s prior payment history. The deposit requirement for re-enrollees and transfers is at the discretion of the school. In addition, transfers and re-enrollees must meet all other admission requirements for the course as well. The maximum hours accepted from a transfer student for a Cosmetology course is 1000 hours. No transfer hours are accepted for Cosmetology Teacher.

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