Become A Student

New Directions Beauty Institute provides a quality education through a new way to teaching and a fun way of learning. Each applicant for enrollment will have the opportunity to meet with an Administrative Representative who will guide the applicant through the enrollment process by providing a tour of the facility, information regarding the chosen curriculum, policies and procedures, class schedules, payment options, and the opportunity to enroll in the next available class.

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The graduates of New Directions Beauty Institute:


  • Completion rate……………………………………. 65.22%


  • Pass/fail rate of students…………………………. 94.12%


  • Placement rate of school’s graduates…………… 63.33%



                         Summary by Program


                                          Completion Rate     Pass/Fail Rate (licensure)      Placement Rate

Advanced Cosmetology       46.67%                                 66.67%                                      71.43%

Advanced Natural Hair        54.55%                                  100%                                        83.33%

Advanced Esthetics              62.5%                                   100%                                             60%

Advanced Manicuring          100%                                   100%                                             50%


A graduate may expect………………………. $11.94 per hour (based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) national study may vary according to location). Compensation may vary per skill and employment opportunities.


One must meet the physical demands and requirements set forth by employers. Professional Safety and extended hours, must be aware of the hazards of working with electrical equipment, should be able to understand and follow manufacturer’s instructions for mixing chemicals, working with hot tools, chemical allergies.  Prolonged standing/sitting.


Sanitation rules and regulations directed by the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board.


Any person in the fields of Cosmetology, Natural Hair, Manicuring and Esthetics must complete the required hours of training pertaining to their contractual agreements and successfully pass licensing requirements of the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board.

You will need the following items to complete the enrollment process...

-Student Application

-$25.00 non-refundable Application Fee

-Completion of an Entrance Exam

-Completion of an interview process

-Valid Driver License or State Issued ID

-High School Diploma or GED

-Social Security Card

-Must be 17 1/2 years of age prior to start date

-$150.00 deposit will be applied to total cost of tuition

-For foreign applicants, if your Diploma is not in English, it must be translated into English and notarized in the United States prior to enrolling

-Foreign applicants must provide proof of citizenship (visa/green card, naturalization document, etc)

-If you have accumulated hours from a previous school, and wish to transfer those hours to New Directions Beauty Institute, you must request, from the State Cosmetology and Barber Board, that they send your hours to this school.  This must be done before enrollment.









Graduate Testimonies:

"It was a pleasure to have been a student here.  I learned many things and met some great people!"


-Deatra McQuay



"I learned alot from New Directions Beauty Institute, they helped me open my mind and release my creativity!!"


-Nikia Buckingham



"Happy to have been a part of NDBI, I appreciate you soooo much for everything!"


-Shacore Wilson



"I feel if I hadn't attended NDBI I wouldn't be where I am now.  They helped me out more than they will ever know.  So, THANK YOU and I can't wait to start my own make-up line!!"