The Schererville campus is the only FULL SERVICE SPA SCHOOL in Indiana. This campus offers programs in Cosmetology, Aesthetics, Massage Therapy, Manicuring and Instructors Training. Cross training is in demand and available for those that are currently licensed.


The Schererville Campus 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.

The DR Beauty Schools are schools that have 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 a 7,000 foot campus that includes a 2,000 square foot Spa Center. Ample parking is provided at no charge.

The Spa Center is comprised of individual treatment rooms that allow for exceptional educational opportunities, guest privacy and comfort.

The school is divided into four separate educational suites that provide a quiet 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, computer library, kitchen and individual academic suites. 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.

Hours of Class

Cosmetology – 1500 Hour Program

  • Full Time:
    Tuesday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Wednesday – Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm / 12 Month Completion
  • Part Time:
    Tuesday – Friday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm / First 900 Hours
    Independent Saturday Scheduling / 901-1500 Hours /16 Month Completion

Aesthetics – 900 Hour Program

  • Full Time:
    Tuesday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm; Wednesday – Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm / 8 Month Completion
  • Part Time:
    Tuesday & Thursday 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm / 19 Month Completion

Massage Therapy – 750 Hour Program

  • Tuesday & Thursday 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Academic Classes)
    Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Clinical Classes) / 18 month completion or less

Manicure – 600 Hour Program

  • Part Time:
    Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm ; Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm / 10 Month Completion

Instructors – 1000 Hour Program

  • Undergraduate License Dependent
Industry Disclaimer

2015 Out Come Rates

Licensing Rate 100%
Placement Rate 75%

The 14% that were not placed chose not to be employed in industry related positions within the first year of graduation.

Completion Rate 70%

The Schererville Campus is licensed by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, Certified by the Indiana Workforce Agency and Nationally Accredited by NACCAS.

All graduates at both campuses 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.