About Us

The California College of Barbering & Cosmetology (CAL CBC) combines superb instruction with the latest information. Textbooks and professional tools are  provided for each student. Our 14,000 square foot campus has comprehensive facilities for training you in all the skills required to prepare you for a life-long career as a cosmetologist, barber, skin-care specialist or manicurist.

CAL CBC will help you find that first job and prepare you with the skills you need for the application and interview. We have a highly flexible class schedule allowing daytime, nighttime and weekend classes.

California College of Barbering and Cosmetology offers courses in cosmetology, esthetics, manicure, and barbering. In addition, barbers and cosmetologists can take crossover courses, allowing them to quickly get licensed in the other field. Students can acquire multiple skills leading to a broad range of opportunities within the beauty industry.

Each student is special. We want you to succeed. .We care about our students and will give you the personal attention required to make you an accomplished professional.

An Experienced Staff

At the California College of Barbering and Cosmetology, we pride ourselves on understanding the needs of our students. Our instructors and other staff members have years of experience in the beauty industry from behind the chair to running a business.

A Salon-Inspired Curriculum

Our cutting-edge curriculum is Matrix and O.P.I based. These brands are well-known in the industry and help give our students a jump start in the professional world. We teach using only professional, salon brand products and treatments. We even bring in highly-respected guest artists to inform our students on real-world best practices and skills. Our comprehensive, custom kits contain professional tools and products that you can take right into your first job. 

Job Placement

We believe in our students.  As part of your training we provide,  job placement and mock interviews for our graduates. We will even help you dress the part and create a professional portfolio. The success of our graduates is of the utmost importance. Each CAL CBC graduate should feel accomplished when they complete their education. Their success is our success.

Please come visit so that we can give you a personal tour and show you all we have to offer.

CAL CBC has been licensed to operate in the State of California by theBureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)BPPE can be reached at (916) 431 6959 or at www.bppe.com

Personal Instruction

With decades of experience in the fields of Cosmetology and Barbering, the CAL CBC instructors are there to train you in all the latest techniques for creative styling.

Most importantly, our instructors care about you.  Your teacher will work with you personally, at your own pace, to ensure the highest quality education

Comprehensive Facility

With our own building and 14,000 sq. ft. of classroom space, CAL CBC is extraordinarily well equipped.

All students are guaranteed a locker, fully stocked workstation, and access to all the equipment and supplies required for their instruction.

CAL CBC works with the best suppliers to ensure that our students will be familiar with the products they will be using in the field.

Flexible Schedule

We understand that some of our students have to work or have other obligations. That is why CAL CBC is open for day and evening hours.

Each student is issued their own textbooks, which will contain the latest information.

The textbooks can be used for a certain amount of stay-at-home instruction, making it easier to complete your studies and balance the demands of education, work and family.