Admissions Process

If you meet the requirements below, you can successfully apply to our school. However, before you apply, it is advisable to first schedule a visit with us to view the school’s facilities and talk to our admissions director Ms. Tonya Frederick to learn the specific admissions requirements of the school. At Ea La Mar’s Cosmetology & Barber College, Ms. Tonya will guide prospective students through the application process step by step if needed and provide all the relevant information needed to successfully apply for enrollment.

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If you’re ready to apply, download the application form and give us a call.

1 ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS (Cosmetology, Hairstyling & Barbering Hairstyling)

Each admitted student must meet of the following requirements: BEFORE acceptance to ECBCollege.

  • Prior to acceptance all applicants are required to have an interview with the school advisory board or admissions staff. 
  • Must be at least 17 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent (able to furnish proof): copy of diploma, copy of GED certificate, copy of official transcript showing high school completion or a certificate of attainment.
  • Complete the enrollment application to be forwarded to the Mo. State Board of Cosmetology & Barber Board/ Non-Refundable Application Fee $40.00
  • Two recent photos (passport size 2×2)
  • Proof of Age (Driver’s License, State ID, Birth Certificate or Passport)
  • Health physical (Barbers only)
  • In the last ten (10) years have you been adjudicated and found guilty, or entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere, in a criminal prosecution under the laws of this state or any other state or of the united states, whether or not sentence was imposed? 
    • If yes, attach a statement of the details of such action on a separate sheet
    • Provide court documents
  • Understand the English language: read, write, and speak.  All programs are taught in English
2 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS INSTRUCTOR TRAINEE
  • Hold a current license as a practitioner in the field desiring to teach
  • Complete an application for enrollment/instructor training application to be forwarded to the Mo. State Board of Cosmetology & Barber Board
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent (able to furnish proof): copy of diploma, copy of GED certificate, copy of official transcript showing high school completion or a certificate of attainment.
  • Two recent photos (passport size 2×2)
  • Copy of ID
  • Non-Refundable Application Fee $40.00
3 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS BARBER CROSSOVER
  • Hold a current license as a Cosmetologist
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent (able to furnish proof): copy of diploma, copy of GED certificate, copy of official transcript showing high school completion or a certificate of attainment.
  • Health physical
  • Complete the enrollment application to be forwarded to the Mo. State Board of Cosmetology & Barber Board
  • Two recent photos (passport size 2×2)
  • Copy of ID
  • Non-Refundable Application Fee $40.00

ECBC College does not participate in an ability to benefit program

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Student Testimonials

I highly recommend Ea La Mar’s for anyone thinking about going to cosmetology or barber college. The instructors are incredible, they really care about the students and want to see you succeed. I am very grateful to have been able to go through their cosmetology program.

- Amanda P.

This school is amazing! So many great opportunities, and great instructors. It’s definitely the best barber/cosmetology school in The Kansas City area. Good education, good technical skill training, and great environment.. You'll leave here knowing everything you need to know to be successful.

- Luis M.

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