Students must meet the following criteria for admission to Visions in Hair Design Institute of Cosmetology: VHD does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, or ethnic origin in admitting students:

  • VHD is open to adults (18 years of age or older), who desire a diploma in the program areas of Aesthetician, Apprenticeship, Barbering/Cosmetology, Instructor, Manager, or Manicuring.

  • Students must have a High school diploma, GED or equivalency. *Transcripts must be submitted to the school as part of application materials submitted.

  • Completed application, financial aid and student contract forms in to the Registrar’s Office.

  • Successful interview with the President or designee.

Registrar is responsible for processing all admission materials and conducting the pre-screening interview and collecting the application fee. The application materials are forwarded to the administrator and president for final approval.


Visions in Hair Design | Institute of Cosmetology
7213 West Burleigh Street, Milwaukee, WI 53210
Tuition costs for each program are listed on the program pages. For more information on financial aid eligibility, contact the office at (414) 445-5545.

VHD will honor all third scholarships received independently by students and will apply funding to tuition costs. However, VHD does not offer scholarships at this time.
VHD will assist students with job preparation skills, salon visits and placement opportunities. However, VHD does not guarantee employment. VHD is committed to the success of its students. We are confident that upon completion of our program, our students will be equipped with the necessary skills needed within the program fields for which they are enrolled. We will provide career-planning services, resume assistance, provide support to partnering salons, and require field visit opportunities.

Our VHD staff assists students in identifying potential employers, applying for specific employment opportunities, providing employment referrals, developing successful work habits and values, planning for advancement, and evaluating future employment options. VHD places its graduates in a field study where he or she can interview salons and build a networking relationship with others in the business.

The staff works hard to develop and maintain close relationships with employers, graduates, faculty members and advisory committee to provide up-to-date labor market information including salary, qualification, and trends for fields related to VHD programs of study.

Finally, VHD may offer placement for our graduates with one of the Visions Salons locations.