Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do your students practice on the public? What is the pricing for services?

A) Yes, students do practice on the public, under the supervision of licensed instructors.CLICK HERE for information on our student salon and spa services.

Q. What courses do you offer?

A) At Raphael’s Northeast Ohio campuses, you can train in Cosmetology, Skin Care & Esthetics, and  Nail Technology. We also have a Barbering program in Niles, Ohio and a Massage Therapy school in Boardman, Ohio.

Q. Do I need a high school diploma?

A) A high school diploma or GED is required to enroll for all courses of study.

Q. Can I get financial aid?

A) Financial Aid is available, for those who qualify, for the Cosmetology, Esthetician, Barber and Massage Therapy courses. School Owner Ralph Delserone and his staff can walk you through the steps for applying for financial aid. The types of financial aid offered to those who qualify are Federal Pell Grants and Direct Student Loans. The amount of financial aid awarded to each student is dependent on the student’s eligibility and the course the student is enrolled in.

Q. What schedules do you offer?

A. Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture, Inc. has Northeast Ohio covered with  flexible schedules offered.

The schedule for the Barber course is full-time at 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Massage Therapy course is part-time at 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays.

Beauty School course schedules include 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday*.

The Niles campus also offers evening classes at 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. *All schedules for the Beauty School require 16 Saturday hours of attendance each month.

Q. How do I get more information?

A. You can receive more information about our school, courses and enrollment by on this page or calling 330-565-3666Get detailed information on class start dates, funding your education and what you need to apply. Start your career in the Cosmetology, Barber or Massage Therapy profession TODAY!

For salon bookings, call the campus location nearest you – CLICK HERE to learn more about our spa services.

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