Licensed cosmetologists (soc) 39-5012.00 work in an incredibly rewarding field. They help people look and feel their best. Some of the benefits of becoming a licensed cosmetologist include job security, flexible hours and a great earning potential.Keene Beauty Academy’s Cosmetology Program consists of 1,500 hours of training. The objective of this program is for students to develop knowledge and skills in all areas of cosmetology. Our program of study is approved by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, The New Hampshire State Board (and states with reciprocal agreements) and the U.S. Department of Education.Our cosmetology program includes 1,500 hours of study, approximately 13 to 15 months, 30 hrs a week. The curriculum includes a mix of classroom studies and hands-on training in our student clinic. In addition, students enjoy guest speakers, technical demonstrations and numerous small workshops.

Training Hours

Block 1

  • Wet Hairstyling
  • Thermal Styling
  • Infection Control
  • Shampoo/Draping
  • Hair Removal
  • Chemical Service Application
Block 2

  • Facial Shapes
  • Haircutting
  • Product Knowledge
  • Retailing
Block 3

  • pH
  • Anatomy
  • Chemistry
  • Electricity
  • Hair through the microscope
Block 4

  • Hair Coloring
  • Permanent Waving
  • Chemical Relaxing
Block 5

  • Skin Disorders
  • Facials Makeup
  • Nail Disorders
  • Manicuring
  • Pedicuring
  • State Laws
  • Career Management


 

Total Cost

Non-refundable Application Fee – $100
Lab Fee – $200
Uniform – $150
Books & Equipment – $1,900
Tuition  – $17,000
State Registration – $25

Hours

Monday thru Friday 9AM to 4PM
Lunch – 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM

2017 Start Dates

January 17
March 20
May 15
July 10
September 11
November 6
January 16, 2018

Financial Aid:
We are a fully accredited institution. Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, Plus Loans, and scholarships are available for those who qualify. Cash payment plans are also available.

Continue your education into Esthetics by transferring 150 of your completed cosmetology hours.

 

Student Kit & Equipment

Students may purchase a kit of professional tools and textbooks from Keene Beauty Academy. The student kit consists of the following:

  • Milady Textbook of Cosmetology
  • Milady Workbook of Cosmetology
  • State Board Exam Review Book
  • Academy’s Rules & Regulations Book
  • Mannequins & stand
  • Blow Dryer
  • Curling Iron
  • Flat Iron
  • Assorted Hair Brushes
  • All-purpose combs
  • Rat tail combs
  • Tease comb
  • Shampoo cape
  • Feather razor
  • Hair cutting shears
  • Thinning shears
  • Clipper & Trimmers
  • Permanent wave rods
  • Box end papers
  • Color bowl & brush
  • Applicator bottle
  • Spray bottle
  • Tweezers
  • OPI On-The-Go Kit
  • Including:
    • Nail Tips & adhesives
    • Files & Implements
    • Polish & Remover
    • Manicure & Pedicure Items
    • Nail Bowl
    • Sanitation Items
    • Artificial Nail application
    • Educational Materials