About Us

Our History:

Universal Barber College is owned by Arthur D. and Barbara Knox. The school has been in operation since March 1995. The barber styling course is designed and taught by Arthur D. Knox, Sr. who has over 25 experience as both a Barber Stylist and Barber Instructor. Mrs. Knox has over 25 years experience in management with training programs. On July 25, 2001, Mr. Knox was appointed to the Arizona Board of Barbers by Governor Jane D. Hull.

Our Affiliations:

Universal Barber College is licensed by the Arizona Board of Barbers and affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Workforce Investment Program and the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Mission Statement:

The mission of Universal Barber College is to be the most comprehensive program to offer educational knowledge, practical, and technical skills in a timely, professional manner, in a pleasant atmosphere and at a reasonable cost to our students. We continually strive to improve our skills and services by continuing the education of our staff and Barber Instructors to enable our students to not only qualify and pass the state barber exam, but to have a unique edge on the competition. Our experienced Barber Instructors facilitate licensed graduates in successfully obtaining suitable employment in the Barber Stylist field.

Universal Barber College is licensed by the Arizona Board of Barbers. The curriculum is designed to enhance the student’s learning. The program consists of two elements: Classroom setting: students learn the theory of Barbering Practicum Setting: students have hands-on experience with the public for developing hair cutting, shaving and chemical usage skills.

In order to obtain any license, the individual must provide the following: -High School Diploma or GED -Birth Certificate -Social Security Card -Photo ID -Other documents are required.

Individuals are encouraged to take advantage of our various payment programs.

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