Are you interested in becoming a barber? Dunbar Barber Academy offers a 1500 hour long course that’s expanded over a 10 month period. The price of the education is $7,675. Generally students make a down payment anywhere form $1000 – $1500 to get started. Dunbar will prepare you for your State Board exam by providing you with the tools you need along with 750 hours of classroom education, and 750 hours hands on training.