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.

Research & approval of high school will be completed by The Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology.

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

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 post-secondary 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 non-citizen 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 Monday prior to scheduled class start date. Orientation will be held on the Thursday prior to the class start date and registration and book fees must be paid in full prior to the first day of class.