Why Carousel?


It's hard to compete with Carousel's 55+ years of educational experience! When surveyed several times a year, salons tell us how pleased they are with our graduate's skill level, professionalism, work ethic and attitude. Many salon owners and managers are our graduates! Feel free to contact the salons on our salon list and talk with them about hiring Carousel graduates.


Carousel Beauty Colleges, with five locations, is the largest in the local area. We are not a franchise paying for someone else's ideas in training methods. We utilize original methods and proven teaching techniques which comes from over 50 successful years of experience. Our curriculum is updated constantly to meet the growing and ever changing beauty industry.


We are licensed by the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology and one of the ACCREDITED beauty colleges in the Dayton, Kettering, Middletown, Springfield, Huber Heights, and surrounding areas. We are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences. We are approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in student financial aid programs. (Be sure to speak with your tax preparer about the education tax credits.)

Guaranteed Passing

We guarantee our graduates will pass the Ohio state exam or additional training will be provided by Carousel at no additional charge!

Experienced Staff

Our staff has an average of 8 to 10 years salon experience and an average of 5 to 15 years teaching experience. Because we are an ACCREDITED college, our staff receives a minimum of 12 hours of continued education each year in advanced technology and teaching methodology. All of this experience is shared with our students!

Advanced Training / Internship Program

Our students receive the training they need to pass the Ohio state exam, they receive advanced training in haircutting, perming, color, nails, and more. On an ongoing basis, we update our training to keep up with the industry trends and prepare our students for today's contemporary salon. You can even participate in our Internship Program and earn part of your training requirements in a licensed salon.

Training Supplies

Each student receives an extensive cosmetology, esthetic, or nail technology kit fully equipped with everything they need to begin their course training and more. Carousel uses the most up-to-date Milady textbooks to train our students in the basics and salon skills.

Job Placement Assistance

Our students are provided with classes in résumé writing, job interviewing, hiring, etc. Our staff will help you arrange interviews at the salon(s) of your choice.

With five locations, Carousel is the largest cosmetology school in the local area. We guarantee our graduates will pass the Ohio state exam or additional training is provided with no additional fee. It's hard to compete with over 55 years of educational experience!