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image (1)Cosmetology is the study of skin, hair and nails and includes, but is not limited to, manicures, pedicures, application of artificial nails, special occasion hairstyling, shampooing hair, cosmetic application, body hair removal, chemical hair relaxers or straighteners, permanent waves, coloring and highlighting of hair, and hair extensions or wig treatments.

Our Textbooks, Workbook and Exam Review Book Title is Salon Fundamentals – Cosmetology.  They are Published by Pivot Point International, Inc. and Copyrighted August 2009.  ISBN 978-1-934636-66-4. The cost of the books is $250 (not including tax) per set.

Full Time Classes

Day Class – 1000 hours – 30 hours a week
34 Weeks – Monday – Friday 9:00am – 3:30pm
Starting Dates – Every Monday
Approximate on time Graduation Date – Approximately 8.5 months from start date

Part Time Classes

Evening Class – 1000 hours – 15 hours a week
67 weeks – Monday – Wednesday 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Starting Dates – Every Monday
Approximate on time Graduation Date – Approximately 17 months from start date

Cost of the Cosmetology Program* is:

Total Tuition, Books and Fees required for the
entire program completed in normal time:

Ballston Spa School – $13,500.00 
New York Mills School – $13,500.00 
Kingston School – $15,00.00 

*John Paolo’s Xtreme Beauty Institute does not provide room and board. 


Program Name: Cosmetology
Level: Undergraduate Certificate
U.S. Department of Education 6-digit CIP for program: 12.0401
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Program SOC Code and names are listed in the following table:

Cosmetology Disclosure Page 1 , Cosmetology Disclosure Page 2.

O*Net Occupation Titles                          

SOC Code–39-5012.00–Hairdressers, Hairstylists, an d Cosmetologists
Link to Occupational Titles on O*Net 

Cosmetology Institutional Effectiveness– Ballston Spa Campus

July 1, 2009- June 30, 2010

A. Completion Rate                            51%
B. Licensing Rate                               73%
C. Placement Rate                              73%
D. Median Loan Debt                         $9500

Cosmetology Institutional Effectiveness- Latham Campus-

July 1, 2009- June 30, 2010 

A. Completion                                     67%
B.  Licensing                                       75%
C.  Placement                                      75%

Cosmetology Institutional Effectiveness– Ballston Spa Campus-

July 1, 2008- June 30, 2009

A. Completion Rate                            88%
B. Licensing Rate                               67%
C. Placement Rate                              67%

Cosmetology Institutional Effectiveness- Latham Campus-

July 1, 2008- June 30, 2009 

A. Completion                                     100%
B.  Licensing                                       100%
C.  Placement                                      100%

Data listed above was compiled from records of the NYS Division of Licensing and John Paolo’s Xtreme Beauty Institute.