Coronavirus Update:

Franklin Institute will be closed through April 6th.  Governor Greg Abbott & Mayor Turner have moved to a shelter in place to prevent the spread of the COVID-19.  The health & safety of our staff, students, & clients are the most important. Franklin has been approved by TDLR to offer classes remotely until the order has been lifted.  Students are to contact the School Director to register for the online classes.  Franklin will continue to follow the guidance of the CDC & local authorities to ensure we operate in a safe and professional manner.

All About Franklin Institute

All About Franklin Institute


What is Franklin Institute?

Franklin Institute is your all inclusive training academy centered around haircare. We have been around for over 100 years training successful Barbers and Cosmetologists. Our comprehensive training is next to none, allowing our students to graduate with real world experience, knowledge, and confidence in their craft.

Our Mission

We want to empower barbers and hairstylists through Texas by nuturing their skills and become intrigul parts to shop, or even becoming entrepreneurs. We take the power of education seriously. Franklin Institute embraces the community and take part in personal development, for we know that it leads to proven results.

Benefits of Franklin Institute


Mastering Barber/Hair Stylist basics

Staying current with trends and techinques

Building business behind the chair and shop buiness

The cost of school can be a burden when you graduate. We offer affordable classes

Stay inspired! Show off your new skils with other barber/stylists and on your own clients!

Stand out from the crowd!

Barber Courses


1) Class A Barber (1500 hours)

2) Cosmo To Barber Crossover (300 hours)

3) Barber Instructor (500 hours)

4) Refresher Courses

Cosmetology Courses


1) Operator (1500 hours)

2) Barber To Cosmo (300 hours)

3) Hair Braiding & Weaving (300 hours)

4) Instructor (500 hours)

5) Refresher Course

English & Spanish Speaking Instructors
English & Spanish Speaking Instructors
Day & Evening Classes Available
Day & Evening Classes Available


In The Media

See what’s being said about Franklin Institute in the news and worldwide web

Great Day Houston 8/16/18

On Thursday, August 16th, Great Day Houston’s Cristina Kooker spoke with Sèna Pierre, CEO of You Are A Queen, and Ron Jemison, CEO of The Franklin Barber & Beauty Institute… READ MORE

Franklin Beauty School 100 Years Anniversary Celebration

Access Houston | Student Appreciation Day

On this segment of Access Houston KG Smooth welcomes the founders of You Are A Queen and Kings II Kings, Sena Pierre and Kenton Barnes, respectively, along with Ron Jemison Jr. of Franklin Barber & Beauty Institute, to talk about Student Appreciation Day.

Great Day Houston 9/26/18

Hair stylists Michael Kemper with D-Vine Salon & Spa, along with Ron Jemison and Brea Jemison with Franklin Barber & Beauty Institute sit down with Deborah Duncan to explain why cosmetology programs are needed in high schools.READ MORE

Houston Stand Down helps homeless veterans with services and supplies

Student barber Kiahna Ralph of the Franklin Barber Institute donated her time to Mitchell’s grooming. When she was finished, he had a tight haircut and the trimmed sides of his beard created a tidy goatee…READ MORE

Groomed For Literacy Initiative Launched

Child reads while receiving haircut from volunteer with Franklin Barber Institute at kickoff event. READ MORE

Franklin Institute

4745 Hwy 6 N, Houston, TX 77084

(281) 306-6798


Tue – Fri: 8:30Am – 2PM

Sat: 8AM – 2PM

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