Discover why Ivy League Barber Academy is the premier choice for aspiring barbers. Our comprehensive programs, experienced faculty, and hands-on training ensure you are fully prepared for a successful career in barbering.

Our academy provides a high-quality educational environment focused on practical, hands-on training. We prioritize real-world experience, ensuring our students are fully confident when they start their barbering careers.

We have two campuses. The main campus is at 1001 W. San Marcos Blvd. Suite 120, San Marcos, CA 92078, and the satellite campus is at 555 W. Country Club Ln. Suite B2, Escondido, CA 92026.

You can reach our main campus at 760-500-1170 and our satellite campus at 760-300-0699. Visit our website at for more information.

We offer the Barbering – 1000 Clock Hours program for beginners and the Barber Crossover – 400 Clock Hours program for those with prior cosmetology experience.

Our programs provide up-to-date curriculum, extensive practical experience, and opportunities to build a strong network in the barbering industry, preparing you for a successful and long-lasting career.

You must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent, and provide a valid government-issued photo ID and signed social security card.

Complete our enrollment application, schedule an appointment with our admissions staff, and bring your required documents to the appointment. We’ll guide you through the process.

You'll receive comprehensive training in health and safety, disinfection, chemical hair services, hairstyling, and shaving/trimming of the beard.

This advanced program focuses on hair cutting, shaving, and health and safety, tailored for those who already hold a California Cosmetology license.

Classes are held Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm at our main campus and from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at our satellite campus, offering flexibility to fit your schedule.

Yes! We maintain a job database and relationships with local barbershops to help you find employment after graduation. We also organize field trips and invite local barbers to our campus.

We provide payment plans through TFC Tuition Financing, allowing you to make monthly or semi-monthly payments. Our goal is to make education accessible to everyone.

In addition to hands-on training and practical experience, our instructors provide ongoing academic counseling to ensure you succeed. We also offer a State Board Exam Preparation class to help you ace your licensing exam.

We maintain a professional environment and expect all students to follow our rules and regulations. Students violating these may be placed on probation or dismissed.

You can request a Leave of Absence for significant personal or medical reasons. The LOA must be between 30 and 180 days, and you'll need to submit a written request.

Complaints should be submitted in writing to the instructor or Chief Operating Officer. If unresolved, you can escalate the complaint to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.

If you complete less than 60% of your scheduled clock hours, you are entitled to a pro-rata refund. Detailed refund policies are outlined in our catalog and enrollment agreement.

Yes, you can cancel your enrollment and obtain a full refund of charges paid through attendance at the first class session or the seventh day after enrollment, whichever is later.