What is the cost of cosmetology school?

Cosmetology School Cost

The out-of-pocket cost of cosmetology school is different for each person. Whether you fully finance your education yourself or decide to rely on grants, scholarships, or loans, there is a way for you to afford to go to school to begin your future! We are here to assist you in the process of applying for financial aid so you can receive the best education in an industry that you love.

Cost of Cosmetology 1500 Hour Program (Tuition and Fees)

Application Fee – $25  (this is the only upfront cost required to begin classes)
Registration Fee – $75  (fee for registering into our system which tracks your state board hours)
Tuition – $15,000  ($10 per hour, transferring hours from another school may lower this amount)
Student Kit/Books – $1,225  (includes all Kit Items listed on the Cosmetology Program page)
Graduation Fee – $200  (includes all fees for us to cover the cost of your licensing exams for you)
Total Tuition and Fees: $16,525

Cost of Manicuring 600 Hour Program (Tuition and Fees)

Application Fee – $25  (this is the only upfront cost required to begin classes)
Registration Fee – $75  (fee for registering into our system which tracks your state board hours)
Tuition – $5,400  ($9 per hour, so transferring hours from another school may lower this amount)
Student Kit/Books – $675  (includes all Kit items listed on the Manicuring Program page)
Graduation Fee – $200  (includes all fees for us to cover the cost of your licensing exams for you)
Total Tuition and Fees: $6,375

Cost of Aesthetics 750 Hour Program (Tuition and Fees)

Application Fee – $25  (this is the only upfront cost required to begin classes)
Registration Fee – $75  (fee for registering into our system which tracks your state board hours)
Tuition – $8,250  ($11 per hour, transferring hours from another school may lower this amount)
Student Kit/Books – $1,450  (includes all items listed on the Aesthetics Program page)
Graduation Fee – $200  (includes all fees for us to cover the cost of your licensing exams for you)
Total Tuition and Fees: $10,000

Cost of Cosmetology Instructor Program (Tuition and Fees)

Application Fee – $25  (this is the only upfront cost required to begin classes)
Registration Fee – $75  (fee for registering into our system which tracks your state board hours)
Tuition – $1,500  (Cash Only Program) while this program approved by the TN State Board of Cosmetology, it is not accredited through our accrediting council COE due to its short length of hours and thus ineligible for Title IV Funding
Student Books – $307
Graduation Fee – $200 (includes all fees for us to cover the cost of your licensing exams for you)
Total Tuition and Fees: $2,107

Paying For Cosmetology School

We understand it may be difficult to afford the proper training for your future and that’s why we have an on-site financial aid office with a staff ready to help you start planning how you’ll pay for your education. Through scholarships, financial aid, and grants, we can help you bring your dream to life with an affordable education program. Visit our financial aid page for more information on how you can afford to begin training for your future career.