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Transfer Policy

  • Students who transfer to Montana Barber Institute from another school here in Texas must withdraw from their previous school to transfer.

  • If applicable by the previous school, MBI also requires the transfer student to bring a transcript from their previous school that shows the hours and practical services completed, and grades for theory and practical services.

  • Transfer students out of state must provide a transcript evaluation form from TDLR and a transcript from their previous school if applicable.

  • A transferring student must also purchase the required Student Tool Kit if they do not have one.

  • Students attending Montana Barber Institute, will not be allowed to transfer between programs within the institution.

Students must first submit the proper documentation before the procedure can begin. The document is as follows:


  • A copy of the student’s birth certificate

  • Social security card

  • Driver’s license or ID

  • Documentation showing that the student has completed 7th grade or above must be provided to complete the registration process.

  • If enrolling in the Barber Instructor Program; a copy of current Class A Barber License must be presented,

  • if enrolling for Cosmetology Operator to Class A Barber Program, a copy of the current Cosmetology License must be provided. 

  • Transfer students and Re-Entry students must provide the necessary documentation upon enrollment. ( see Transfer Policy and Re-Entry Policy)

  • A student who chooses to use MyCAA funding 

Once the necessary documents have been obtained the process will begin by the administration as follows: 


  • A student's financial arrangement/contract agreement with the school must be signed. If the student will be making a payment arrangement then an additional form must be signed. (Enrollment Agreement Addendum-Payment)

  • The Barber student Permit application along with the $25 Fee(which is non-refundable) will be processed.

  • The Enrollment Agreement form is agreed upon and sign. 

  • The student will be given the Refund and Cancellation Policy to read and sign.

  • A Disclosure Agreement will be given to the to read, be agreed upon, and sign.

  • The Program Outline will be given to the student to read and sign.

  • The Attendance, Progress, Grievance Policy along with The S.A.P. Policy will be given to the student to read and sign.

  • The Rules of Operation and Student Conduct Policy will be given and sign.

  • The student Sanitation procedures will be given to be read and sign.

The maximum time allowed for transfer students who need less than the full program requirements or part-time students will be determined based on 80% of the scheduled contracted hours.).

See Time Frame Chart

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