Editor's Description

The licensed cosmetology program at Erwin Technical College in Tampa takes 1,200 hours to complete over 14 months. Students can receive the education and experience necessary to pass the Florida State Board of Cosmetology examination and enter the workforce as competent, confident cosmetologists.

Specialized hair training includes cutting, styling, permanent waving, relaxing, coloring, lightening, and reconditioning treatments.

In addition to cosmetology, the college also offers comprehensive programs in barbering, massage therapy, and hair braiding.

Student testimonials are overwhelmingly positive, with comments like this coming in from an alum: "Overall positive learning environment with knowledgeable staff. The enrollment process was smooth and the coursework was relevant and contemporary to the field of study."


Erwin Technical College offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Barbering / Massage Therapy / Hair Braiding


Program Length 1,200 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $3,504


Program Length 900 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $2,628

Massage Therapy

Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion N/A
Program Tuition N/A

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Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.


To apply to this school, there is a $20 application fee.

Financial Aid

57% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $3,526 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

52% Female, 48% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

23% White, 39% Hispanic / Latino, 30% African American, 3% Asian American, 0% American Indian, 0% Hawaiian / Pacific, 4% Two or More, 1% Unknown

665 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 03/08/2024

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