Course Description

Express your creativity and talent in hair, skin and nail care. The Cosmetology program teaches essential skills and provides comprehensive practice of hands-on skills and theory. Students work with mannequins, live models and clients. This includes:

Hair cutting / design
Chemical services
Hair color / hi- lite
Nails and skin care
Artificial nails
Product / sales knowledge
Client services / business skills

This is a 1500 hour program. The first 350 hours are spent in the Jr. classroom. Once you have finished you are considered a Sr. Student and are ready to work with the public on the clinic floor.


Perms, all over color, foiling, hair cutting design and techniques, wash and styles, updo’s, color correcting, product usage, product sales and knowledge.


Facials, skin analysis, massage for the face, hair removal, (waxing), and skin nutrition.

Aromatherapy, make-up application, product usage, product sales and knowledge.

Nail Care

Pedicures and manicures- polish, filing, buffing, trimming, cuticles and nails.

Nail art, acrylic nail application and removal, sculpting, nail disorders and diseases,

Sanitation, safety, precautions, product sales and knowledge.


Full-Time Cosmetology Student: 35-40 hours are required per week

Part-Time Cosmetology Student: 20-40 hours are required per week

1500 Hours (first 350 spent in class room as a junior student, the rest are spent out on the floor as a senior student working on clients)

Every other Saturday is required, after completing your first 350 hours of training.

School Hours

9:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday

8:30 am – 4:00 pm Saturday


All French Academy Students must pass with a minimum of 80% grade level in all Subjects.

Dress Code

Black pants, skirt or dresses.
Black, white or gray shirt
No sleeveless shirts.
Totally enclosed black shoes, height is up to you
Apron and name tag (that are provided) must be worn at all times.

Grading System

80 -100 Satisfactory/Passing

79-& below Unsatisfactory/ Failing

Full Time

Tuition Total: $12,910.00
Total Hours: 1500 hours
Length of Classes: 10 months

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Part Time

Tuition Total: $14,770.00
Total Hours: 1500 hours
Length of Classes: 18 months

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*Revised March 23, 2018 - Call for current pricing 6 months after revised date

A non-refundable Application fee of $100.00 is due the day student signs Enrollment Agreement contract.

Acceptable payment methods include cash, check or money order. 


Cosmetology Program

Gainful Employment Disclosures


French Academy Cosmetology Gainful Employment Disclosure

According to NACCAS reporting requirements, job placement rate is calculated based upon students who graduated in 2014, who were eligible to sit for state board licensing and who were employed in a field for which their training prepared them by November 30, 2015.  A graduate may be considered ineligible for job placement rate reporting if he/she has become deceased, permanently disabled, been deployed for military service, is under a student visa and is ineligible for employment in the U.S. or has continued education at an institution In the same ownership.  

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