Sam Brown's Cosmetology & Barber Institute opened in 2006. It is located in a 3900-square-foot facility and uses the most up-to-date materials available. It includes a large clinic work area, classroom, laundry facilities, dispensary and storage room. Located in the Broadway Shopping Center, it provides spacious free parking for students, faculty and patrons.    
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A Licensed Institute

Sam Brown's Cosmetology & Barber Institute is licensed by the Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners. Missouri State Board of Cosmetology & Barber Examiners PO Box 1062 Jefferson City, MO 65102 Member of the Missouri Association of Cosmetology School Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Why Choose a Private Cosmetology School?

While most cosmetology school's offer federal financial aid, Sam Brown's Insitute remains committed to the benefits of a private education; in which the student, up graduation, is debt free. With the many benefits of choosing to be a private school, comes financial peace. Sam Brown's Institute has tuition rates that remain much lower than other institutions. Due to the lower costs of tuition, students do not have to apply for FAFSA or student loan programs in order to finance their education. Sam Brown's is able to provide different financing options, creating tuition payment plans based on the needs and circumstances of each individual student, rather that relying on strict federal guidelines. This allows graduates to focus on the future of their career , by investing a percent of their income into additional training and advanced education opportunities, rather than student loan repayment. The Sam Brown's staff is constantly creating and upholding a higher standard of education; allowing the freedom to constantly improve, refine and alter the standards, which is an asset to our students. Cosmetology is an ever-changing industry that thrives on adaptability and a willingness to change.



Sam Brown


Sam has been in the field of cosmetology since 1985. In addition to being the owner, he is a licensed instructor in both Cosmetology and Barbering. Sam has owned and managed salons within the mid-Missouri area.

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Rebekah Barber

Clinic Floor Instructor Outside Education Coordinator Rebekah has been in the cosmetology field since 2004. She is a licensed instructor in both Cosmetology and Barbering. She has a great deal of insight into successful booth rental, having experience in building clientele, and owning her own salon. She is an advanced colorist, having been educated in Matrix color, as well as Paul Mitchell, Redken, Chi, Kenra, Rusk and Joico products. She continues to keep updated on the latest in styles, products, and services. Some of her many specialties are updo's, braiding and color. Certified Matrix/Craft Educated matrix_button

 The school is fully staffed with additional instructors and floor coordinators. For more information about our staff please contact us.