Barbering Schools in Connecticut

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1010 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 6108

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Makeup Artistry

950 Yale Avenue Unit 20
Wallingford, CT 6492

(203) 294-9496
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Makeup Artistry

65 Whiting Street
Plainville, CT 6062

(860) 571-0330
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry

632 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 6109

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry

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Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center - Ansonia

370 East Main Street
Ansonia, CT 6401

Belle Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

27A South Commons Road
Waterbury, CT 6704

Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology - Branford – Accredited

251 West Main Street
Branford, CT 6405

Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology - Bridgeport – Accredited

1450 Barnum Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 6610

Cosmetology Refresher Courses

93 Faren Avenue
New Haven, CT 6513

Shear Brilliance Institute of Hair Design

495 Campbell Avenue West
New Haven, CT 6516

TIGI Hairdressing Academy - Newtown – Accredited

99 South Main Street
Newtown, CT 6470
Accredited School

You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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How to Become a Barber in Connecticut

Connecticut Barbering Careers At a Glance
  • 1,000 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 10 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for barbers in Connecticut is $27,380 ($13.16/hour). This is higher than the national average of $30,150 ($14.50/hour).
  • There is a predicted 7% job increase for barbers between 2018-2028 nationally.

Do you have a dream of becoming a barber? Are you ready to make a splash in the Connecticut barber scene? If so, you'll be joining a creative and enterprising community of masters of men's cuts and shaves. You could even make house calls, like this barber who operates in the New Haven counties. Or, you could specialize in hot shaves, like the ones this Milford area barbershop has become famous for. Either way, you're going to need top-notch barber school training in Connecticut to make this dream come true. You can typically find barber programs at cosmetology schools in every state, and Connecticut is no exception.

We have helped millions of beauty school students learn important information about local programs and connect with schools that offer quality training. There's no need to wait any longer to learn how you can become a barber. Just use the search box up top, or quickly scan the list of beauty schools below to narrow your options right now. And when you're stylin' and profilin' in your own shop, give us a shout on social media and so we can share your success!

State License Requirements

1,000 Education Hours

Required to earn a barbering license

In Connecticut, barber licensure begins with the completion of at least 1,000 hours of training. After finishing your theory and practice training, you can submit your application with a $100 initial licensing fee. The barber exam fee is $65, which covers the practical exam and the written exam. You receive your license once the board receives proof of your passing scores.

Education Details

When you find the right barbering program, you will learn a variety of skills that prove it takes quality training to master these skills. You should come out of your program with the ability to perform men's cuts, basic women's styles, shaving, and various head and facial massage techniques. Many programs will also include the physiological and anatomical information in the curriculum as well.

Barbering courses may include:

  • Tools and equipment
  • Grooming and shaving
  • Shop management
  • Hair coloring

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

10 Hours

Continuing education required

Connecticut licensees must renew their licenses every two years after licensing in the last day of their birth month. Failing to renew by this date causes your license to lapse. To renew a lapsed license, you must complete either 135 hours of education through a refresher course or successfully pass the Prometric Licensing Examination. Barber licenses cost $100 to renew. Connecticut does require you to complete 10 cosmetology continuing education hours to renew your license.

Connecticut Barbering Careers


Average yearly salary for barbering in Connecticut

Contact the Connecticut State Board of Barbering

Department of Public Health

Connecticut has shown rapid growth in the number of people interested in barbering as a career. To that end, many start their journey by beginning the necessary process through these organizations.

State Of Connecticut Department Of Labor
Connecticut Examining Board For Barbers, Hairdressers and Cosmeticians
Connecticut State Department Of Education


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