Cosmetology

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.

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.

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 – $2,400
Tuition  – $17,500
State Registration – $25

Hours

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

2018 Start Dates

January 16
March 19
May 14
July 9
September 10
November 5
January 22, 2019

Student Kit & Equipment

Students must purchase a kit of professional tools and textbooks from Keene Beauty Academy. The student books and equipment includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Milady 2016 Textbook of Cosmetology
  • Chromebook & Mindtap for Cosmetology
  • State Board Exam Review
    • Mannequins & stand
    • Blow Dryer
    • Curling Iron
    • Flat Iron
    • Assorted Hair Brushes
    • All-purpose combs
  • Shampoo/chemical capes
  • Feather razor
  • Hair cutting shears
  • Thinning shears
  • Clipper & Trimmers
  • Permanent wave rods
  • Color bowls & brushes
  • Applicator bottles
  • Spray bottle
  • Hair removal kit
  • Complete Manicure & Pedicure Kit Including:
    • Files & Implements
    • Polish & Remover
    • Manicure & Pedicure Items
    • Nail Bowl
    • Sanitation Items
    • Artificial Nail application