The information included on The Academy website is designed to help prospective students and their families learn more about the Cosmetology profession, the training program at The Academy, schedule options, tuition plans, financial assistance, enrollment requirements and employment assistance.

The Academy has a solid working relationship with top area salons as a direct result of our reputation for graduating professionally trained, skilled junior stylists ready to enter the competitive field of  cosmetology and to succeed! To begin the enrollment process carefully read the application information and instructions below.


A personal interview is required of all interested applicants. To obtain information by mail or to schedule a tour contact The Academy Office at 410.252.4481 or 410.252.4244.

Prospective students must meet the following requirements to enter the Cosmetology/Manicuring programs at Robert Paul Academy:
  • 17 years of age
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Ability to read and comprehend written English.
  • Physical ability: Students entering the cosmetology profession
  • Should be in good physical condition.


Students are expected to have good health, strength and stamina .Prospective students having chronic illness/fatigue, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, severe skin sensitivity/product allergies, prescription induced illness or drug/alcohol addition of type will have difficulty succeeding in the field.