Don Roberts School of Hair Design is the only FULL SERVICE SPA SCHOOL in Indiana. This campus offers programs in Cosmetology, Barber, Esthetics, Manicuring and Instructors Training. Cross training is in demand and available for those that are currently licensed.


Don Roberts School of Hair Design is designed to offer multiple programs to students that want to fully embark in the multiple SPA STUDIES, as required by Full Service and Specialty Salons/Spas of the 21st century. It is this schools experience that many soon to be professionals want a detailed and specialty education in more than one program. These students choose to be cross trained with multiple licenses which will increase their client base and income proportionately.

Our full and part time classes are afforded the opportunity to become employed, continued their graduate studies and enjoy the multiple benefits of our ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS. The graduates of the Don Roberts School of Hair Design have relied on our school to provide the superior skills needed in their ever demanding jobs. We continue to provide the education that puts our multi licensed graduates in demand.

Don Roberts School of Hair Design has been in the business of quality education since 1961 and continue to be the leader in cosmetology education in Northwest Indiana.


The Don Roberts School of Hair Design offers ample parking is provided at no charge.

The Don Roberts School of Hair Design provides a professional atmosphere for the student to optimize their learning and have the advantage of one on one experience with the educator.

The school has an audio visual presence in each classroom. The campus is WiFi accessed. The use of computers, notebooks and/or tablets are encouraged.

The school provides all equipment and products needed while in class and clinic/lab activities.

Class Starts

Class starts are program dependent.
Open enrollment is available for most programs. Call the campus for detail. 219-864-1600 & Schedule your Discovery Day!

Hours of Operation

Campus Hours

  • Tuesday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Student Salon Hours

  • Wednesday 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Program Educational Hours

Continuing Education

  • Full Time Classes Offered
  • Part-Time Classes Offered

Join us for a Discovery Day to learn more about us!

Industry Disclaimer

2019 Out Come Rates

Licensing Rate 100%

Students that are awarded the full Institutional Choice Scholarship are eligible to sit for state licensing exam prior to graduation.

Placement Rate 75%

The 25% that were not placed chose not to be employed in industry related positions within the first year of graduation.

Completion Rate 84%

Don Roberts School of Hair Design is licensed by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency and Nationally Accredited by NACCAS.

All graduates completed the program within 150% of their course length.

Annual reviews of our student populations determine that 93% of the students work outside of their home while in school. Many are successfully placed in the industry, at entry level positions/minimum wage, while in school.  After completion of school and licensing their job descriptions become more suited to their skills/wage increases.