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Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What is the class schedule?

  • Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Teacher Training: Tuesday- Thursday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
    and Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
  • Manicuring: Tuesday- Thursday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm

Question: Do you have night courses?

  • We may be enrolling esthetics and manicuring night classes in the near future but not at this time.
    You can be added to a waitlist. We do not offer the cosmetology program as a night course.

Question: How long does it take to graduate?

  • Cosmetology: 46 weeks (1500 total hours). This comes to about 11.5 months.
  • Esthetics: 25 weeks (800 total hours). This comes to about 6.25 months.
  • Manicuring: 25 weeks (600 total hours). This comes to about 6.25 months.
  • Teacher Training: 19 weeks (600 total hours).This comes to about 4.75 months.

Question: How much does it cost?

The total cost for each program is listed below and includes your tuition, books and kit, all registration
fees, parking permit, and student name badge.

  • Cosmetology: $22,799.00
  • Esthetics: $13,945.00
  • Manicuring: $10,040.00
  • Teacher Training: $7,030.00

Question: How do I pay for the course?

  • You may apply for financial aid. If you are eligible, you could potentially utilize a Pell Grant, a
    Subsidized Loan, and/or an Unsubsidized Loan to help pay for your program. If you do not qualify
    for financial aid or your financial aid does not cover the whole cost of the program, we offer monthly
    payment plans to assist with the cost. If you have specific questions regarding funding or financial
    aid, you may contact our Financial Aid Director at ajohnson@patgoins.edu
  • We do participate in Chapter 33 & 35 of the VA benefits ie., Montgomery GI BIll and the Yellow
    Ribbon Program.

Question: When can I start?

  • We have orientation sessions every Monday and a new start every Tuesday. You must be approved
    to start by the admissions department. In order to be approved, all of your required documents must
    be turned in and you need to sign your enrollment contract.

Question: What do I need to wear/bring on the first day?

  • Our cosmetology, esthetics, and manicuring students wear black scrubs with black closed-toe
    shoes. Our teacher training students wear red scrubs with black closed-toe shoes. For class, you
    may want to bring a notebook/binder, pens, pencils, highlighters, or any other items you prefer to
    take notes with. A textbook, workbook, student kit, and name badge will be provided to you as a
    part of your program. We offer a uniform voucher for 2 sets of scrubs at a reduced rate if you
    choose to partake. Otherwise, you will need to purchase the appropriate scrubs on your own
    prior to your first day.

Question: How do I get more information?

  • More information for your program is included on the application as well as in the welcome email.
    You may also find our student catalog on our website at
    https://patgoins.edu/financial-aid-consumer-information/ by clicking on “Campus Catalog”.