We are thrilled that you have decided to enter the dynamic and highly successful beauty industry. Your first step is to set an appointment with one of our highly trained admissions representatives who will review the variety of courses that our Academies offer.

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Admission Requirements

Cosmetology, Barbering, Teacher Trainee Programs Taught in English only.

  1. Complete an entrance interview and attend orientation with a college staff member.
  2. All students must have either a high school diploma/High School Transcript or GED for the Cosmetology & Barbering, Esthetician and Teacher Training Program and be 17 years old prior to State testing.
  3. A Cosmetology, Barbering, or Esthetician license is required for the Teacher Training program.
  4. The Teacher Training program is offered at the Tacoma, Puyallup, and Auburn locations.


2016 Class Start Dates


If you plan to attend school at Tacoma or Puyallup please attend Orientation at Tacoma
Tacoma BJ’s Beauty & Barber College
5239 South Tacoma Way
Tacoma WA 98409
Starting Time: 9:00 a.m.

If you plan to attend school at Auburn please attend Orientation at Auburn
Auburn BJ’s Beauty & Barber College
435 East Main Street
Auburn, WA 98002
Starting Time: 9:00 a.m.

Register online at http://bjentrance.com

Student Housing

BJ’s Beauty & Barber Colleges or Cascade Beauty College do not offer any student housing assistance. There are many apartment units available within commuting distance of both colleges.

Mission Statment

Through ethical educational practices, we train the students of today to find fulfillment in their future and prepare them for careers in the professions of cosmetology, barbering, esthetics and teaching. Our goal is to make successful tax paying citizens of our students.

Statement Of Educational Purpose & Objectives

Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetician, Teacher Training are vocations that offers students the possibility of a meaningful career that can bring rewards and remunerations dependent only upon the individuals talent, effort, and ability based on scientific and academic training principles. Both men and women have an equal opportunity to advance in the Cosmetology, Barbering, & Teaching field.

It is the intent of BJ’s Beauty & Barber Colleges thoroughly to train students in the art and science of hair designing, skin care & instructing so that they may obtain gainful employment within the industry. To achieve this goal. The colleges have instituted the following objectives:

  1. To develop knowledge, understanding, skill and appreciation of the theory and practice of this industry.
  2. To develop habits of doing skills properly in the interest of safety, sanitation and personal hygiene for one’s self and others.
  3. To develop habits of good workmanship and the orderly performance of the various tasks performed in a shop/salon.
  4. To impart the knowledge of and to develop the technical skills required in the practice of hair designing.
  5. To learn to select wisely, care for and use properly, the commercial products that are related to the application of cosmetic treatment in the salon.
  6. To encourage growth and desire to keep abreast of the new and unique developments in the practice of hair designing.
  7. To encourage ideals and attitudes of willingness to cooperate with the employer, employees and clients.
  8. To encourage the student to strive for the establishment of methodical habits of performance.
  9. To develop an appreciation of the scientific contributions to the progress of hair designing.
  10. To develop the required knowledge and skills to prepare for the State Board Examinations in order to obtain a license to practice the art of Cosmetology, Barbering and Teacher.

Orientation & Phase I Training

Orientation is required prior to enrollment. Plan on approximately 2 – 2 ½ hours. Cosmetology basic training is approximately seven weeks; (Tacoma, Puyallup & Auburn) Barbering basic training is approximately three weeks; Tacoma location only. Esthetic(Puyallup location only) basic training is approximately three weeks; Teacher Training is approximately six weeks. Offered at Tacoma, Puyallup & Auburn Campuses.


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