The minimum admissions requirements for all programs are:   
  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Admissions Interview
  • Completed Student Questionnaire
  • High School Diploma/transcript or General Education Diploma (GED)/transcript
  • Birth Certificate or Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • $100.00 School Registration Fee


If a Diploma or GED cannot be verified, or is questionable, Guy’s Academy reserves the right not to accept the document. Student-certification is not sufficient, this decision may not be appealed.

The Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology does not recognize SBESE-approved Home Study Programs as proof of high school education.


The following High Schools are on the not approved list. This is not a complete list, contact the Admissions office for additional information and assistance in obtaining High School Diploma and GED records.


  • Adison High School
  • Jefferson High School-Correspondence
  • Belford High School
  • Keystone High School
  • Calvary High School
  • Oakdale

  • LA Lincoln High School/Capital Network
  • Centennial Academy
  • Marque Learning Center
  • Cornerstone Christian Correspondence
  • North Texas Christian Academy

  • Darce Christian Academy
  • Parkview Baptist School
  • Excel High School
  • Simmesport Christian Academy
  • International High School
  • St. Amant Academy


To receive a Louisiana State Equivalency Diploma, the student must pass a General Educational Development (GED) test.GED courses are available from: Louisiana Technical College, 2010 North Market, Shreveport, LA (318) 676-7811 and Bossier Parish Community College, 415 Monroe St., Bossier City, LA (318) 549-6839

Students receiving any type of Veterans Administration benefits must provide transcripts for all postsecondary training prior to being accepted.


Following acceptance into the school, all students must be registered with the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology.  A $10.00 money order from the student made payable to Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology must accompany the registration papers.


Guy’s Academy Hair, Skin & Nails, in their admission, instruction, and graduation polices practice no discrimination on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or financial status.  If a student is not a U.S. Citizen, documentation of eligible noncitizen status must be provided. However, Guy’s Academy may not accept students that are convicted felons or are under indictment for a felony.  Any information provided to applicants or students that would be relevant to their decision to enroll in school or to satisfactorily complete the course will be printed in English.  It is the policy of Guy’s Academy not to recruit students from other cosmetology schools.


Registration and Orientation Schedule

Registration should be done no later than the Wednesday prior to scheduled class start date. Orientation will be held on the Monday prior to the class start date and registration and book fees must be paid in full prior to the first day of class.