For over 20 years, the professionals at Palomar Institute of Cosmetology have been guiding, teaching, and inspiring students from around the world. Whatever career path you choose, our professional educational curriculum will prepare you to enter into the exciting industry of beauty!
The student retention rate at Palomar Institute of Cosmetology is excellent at 96% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school. The graduation rate at Palomar Institute of Cosmetology is very good: 81%.
This 1600 hour program includes Pivot Point Methodology for all phases of hair care, Our students also learn Redken hair color systems, which consist of both practical and theory instruction. Creative Nail technology, which includes hands on Spa Treatments, nail enhancements, overall hand, nail and foot care. European facials, skin care, waxing and make up utilizing plant-based products. Intense State Board preparation classes to insure your success at licensing time!
Esthetician/Skin and Body Care
Our 600-hour course prepares you to enter into one of the most rewarding of careers. You will learn the art of true spa service; this is to include facial treatments, how the skin is nourished, hair removal, anatomy, makeup and much more.
Our supervised student skin care specialist will nurture, relax and educate you with our plant based facial treatments. We also offer hair removal and make up services at relaxed prices.
This is one of the industries most sought after programs; the rapidly growing spa industry is always in need of Nail technicians who are well versed in the Art and Science of Nail Care. Our course is one that covers all areas of Hand and foot care, Nail enhancements, and Specialty wraps.
Tuition and Loans
Federal Student Aid is an office of the US Department of Education, which provides grants and loans to eligible students. To meet minimum eligibility requirements you will need to have a valid Social Security number and high school diploma or GED certificate.
It is quite easy to receive a loan at Palomar Institute of Cosmetology, as 60% of the school’s students receive loans, and the average loan amount is about $5,600.
The school does not offer open admission; requirements include:
Recommended (but not required):
- Recommendations are recommended.
Neither Required Nor Recommended:
- High-school GPA is neither required nor recommended.
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended.
- Secondary school record is neither required nor recommended.
- Standardized test scores are neither required nor recommended.
- A college preparatory program is neither required nor recommended.
- A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is neither required nor recommended.
- The TOEFL (if applicable) is neither required nor recommended.