Dear Prospective Student,

You can now receive a thorough education in barbering and hair styling in a spacious and friendly atmosphere under the guidance of experienced and professionally trained instructors. Assuring you the best in hair styling career, SamVerly College has been licensed and approved for training by the Georgia State Board of Barbers. SamVerly College offers four courses to student.


A 1500 hour curriculum designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the Barber & Hair-styling profession. The typical completion timeline for this course is 9 to 12 months for full-time students, 15 to 18 months for part-time students, and 24 months for evening students.


An 1140 hour curriculum designed to prepare the student for entry level employment as a barber. The typical timeline for completion of this course is 7 months for full time students and 11 months for part-time students.


A 750 hour course aimed at further developing the practical and theoretical prowess of the licensed Barber & Hairstylist. The minimum training time for this course is 750 hours and one year enrollment. By the end of the course, the student will be ready to step into the role of instructor.


Specifically designed for the licensed cosmetologist. This 300 hour course can be completed in as little as 2 months and is designed to broaden and enhance styling knowledge and skill by providing an intensive and efficient lesson in barbering. An extended curriculum with this program provides the student with entrepreneurial skills in management and self-employment.

At SamVerly's we place a strong emphasis on developing artistic abilities and entrepreneurial spirit. We understand the constant changing trends in the hair industry, thus we are aggressive in ensuring that ALL OF OUR STUDENTS are competent hairstylists; trendsetters, not followers. In addition to our educational curriculum, we also offer placement assistance to aid graduates in securing employment or starting their own business.


Registration  $210

Books  $190

Barber/Styling Course  $6,500

Barber II Course  $4,500

Crossover Course  $2,500

Instructor Course  $8,000


Students may obtain an application from the admission's office, either by visiting in person or by calling. We do encourage that each prospective student visit the facility if possible. Students must pay the application fee at the time of submitting their application, and will be notified by email/mail of acceptance. Furthermore, information regarding enrollment and orientation will be provided. All appropriate fees must be paid and registration forms must be completed in order to matriculate. Any applicants under 18 years of age are required to be enrolled by a parent or legal guardian.

Class Schedule for Barbering/Hair-Styling

Full Time:

37.5 hours weekly,

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. (10 months)

Tuesday - Saturday,

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. or 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. (12 months)

32.5 hours weekly,

Tuesday - Saturday,

Part Time:

Tuesday - Saturday,

25 hours weekly,

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. or 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. (15 months)

Tuesday - Saturday,

20 hours weekly,

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (18 months)


15.5 hours weekly,

Thursday - Friday,

5 p.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


15.5 hours weekly,

Thursday - Friday,

3 p.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Some topics covered in the SamVerly's curriculum are:


Hairstyling Techniques and Cutting

Shaving and Beard Trims

Shampooing, Chemistry

Facial, Anatomy

Scalp Treatments and Techniques, Electricity

Permanent Waving, Relaxing and Any Application Used on the Hair

Licensing Laws, Job Search, Shop Management and Ownership

Added to the Instructor's Course are:

Classroom Instruction

Barber Board Requirements and Recording

School Management

Principles of Barbering and Hairstyling

Human Relations and Motivation

Lesson Plans

Classroom Supervision Techniques

Discipline Styles

Demonstration and Lectures

Test Development

Admission's Requirements

All applicants, regardless of the desired course, will confer with the admission's representative before enrolling. If this conference cannot be arranged in person, special consideration may be granted for a telephone conference. Acceptance is based solely on the student's academic history (must have a GED or High School Diploma by completion of the course to obtain a state issued license), minimum age qualification (16 years old), and personal conference, without regard to race, sex, creed, religion, financial status, or national origin. A transcript is required for students transferring from another hair styling institution.

Barber and Hair Styling Course (1500 hours) and

Barber II Course (1140 hours)

A high school diploma or GED is not required for enrolling but is required for the state board exam for licensing.

Applicants must have a minimum education of having completed 7th grade. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

Instructor's Course (750 hours)

Applicants must have completed an approved course in barber/hair styling and provide a copy of transcript. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must complete an assessment examination to assure competent practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

Crossover Barber Course/Continuing Education/Salon Management

Applicants for this course must possess a state awarded barber/hair styling or cosmetology license, or provide a transcript indicating the completion of 1500 hours in either of these two courses.

The State of Georgia requires that applicants be at least 16 years of age. A GED or High School Diploma is required for State Board licensing.

Submit $35 application fee unless approved for educational assistance.

SamVerly Application for Admission


SamVerly Barber College

Address: 87 Peachtree SW, Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30303

Intersection of Peachtree St. and M.L.K.

(Broad Street Entrance)

Phone: (404) 522-4370

Fax: (404) 522-5916