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You can enroll online with our website based application.
NOTE: Application process will not be complete unless letters of reference, essay and application fee ($40) and enrollment fee of ($60) as well as proof of education are received.
Important Dates and Times
Classes begin monthly (unless otherwise announced by Administration.) Orientation is held the prior to class start date unless otherwise announced by Administration. A Registration fee of 50.00 is required to hold a place in the requested class.
The College is open Monday 8:30 – 3:00pm, Tuesday through Friday 8:30-5:00 pm. The college provides several class scheduling options. Below is listed the standard class schedule. Admissions office will provide other available class schedule options.
30 hours a week: 8:30am – 3:00pm Monday through Friday
NOTE: Class schedules are subject to change due to enrollments/needs.
Instructor training schedule will be determined by the type of instructor license (cosmetology, Nail-Tech, or esthetics) the student is pursuing. The schedule will be based on individual basis.
Days Off and Emergencies
Taking Time Out
The College is closed on the following holidays.
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- Labor Day
- Christmas Eve & Day
- Teacher CEU Conference – (1 Monday in Fall and Spring)
- Good Friday &/or Easter Monday Independence Day
- Thanksgiving Day/& Friday
- Martin Luther King Observed Birthday
Strand College usually follows closure with other local area colleges. Closure will be posted on college web site, www.strandcollege.com, and Strand College Facebook page. Students may call the College for any further information. Also closure announcements may be posted as on local radio and/or TV stations. During hurricane season Strand College follows state governed mandatory evacuations. The college will resume classes when conditions are announced by state officials for businesses to resume operations or as other local universities/college classes resume. Students that have children attending public schools will have excused absences for times the public school system close due to inclement weather when the college continues to have regular class schedule.
Tuition and Fees
Breaking It All Down
These are the total costs of the courses offered at Strand College of HAIR DESIGN. These fees also include all the textbooks and supplies that the student will need to complete the course. There are no other required costs or fees by the College. Various additional kits/supplies are available to the students upon student request to purchase, which include but not limited to specialized nail, esthetic, and LEVEL/Board Examination Kits. Personal assigned kits will be distributed near 500 actual hours based upon student being in compliance of Satisfactory Progress at 451 hours and personal payments and/or Title IV Disbursements.
Course Schedule Change Fee
When a student requests a change in their schedule, they must sign a re-contracting form. There is a $150.00 fee for re-contracting unless amendment due to LOA.
Each student will be required to sign an enrollment agreement before beginning school. This agreement is a contract stating the exact cost of the course and the College’s refund policy. Students who are 18 and over may accept financial responsibility for their education. Students who are under 18 are required to have their parent, guardian, or sponsoring institution present for signing.
From time to time various educators and platform artists are brought into the college by product manufactures to conduct special classes. Most of these classes are provided at no extra cost to the student. A few of the hands on classes may require the student to purchase supplies in order to participate in the class. Any class that requires a fee is optional.
ALL TUITION AND FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE