Hair Expressions - Paul Mitchell Partner School

12450 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852
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Hair Expressions - Paul Mitchell Partner School
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Programs Offered

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Cosmetology & Personal Grooming
Program Length 1500 hours
Average Completion 13 months
Program Tuition $16,800
Program Length 1200 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $12,000
Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $10,000
Cosmetology Teacher
Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $6,750
Nail Technology
Program Length 350 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $3,450

In the School's Words

Welcome to Hair Expressions

The academy consists of an attractive, modern 8,000 square foot facility that occupies the entire second floor of an attractive office building in Rockville. It offers a convenient location close to many forms of public transportation, with modern equipment and professional quality products in the clinic, practical and classroom areas.

Our cosmetology program now offers financial aid to those who qualify

The school is designed to mimic a salon environment, thereby providing students with an applicable learning situation. The Academy has clean and quiet classrooms making for an appropriate learning environment.

Our Cosmetology Program

Specializing in teaching the most up-to-date haircuts, colors, highlighting techniques, and other beauty services. Ask about our extremely high license pass rate!

  • We now offer financial aid for those who qualify! (cosmetology only)
  • Our graduates work at some of the best salons!
  • Day and evening classes
  • Transfer students welcome
  • State Board preparation course

Our Cosmetology Schedule

Full-Time: Day
Monday - Friday 9:15 am - 3:15 pm (three Saturdays a month after 350 hours)

Approximately 30 hours a week
Approximately 60 total weeks

Part-Time: Evening
Monday - Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Approximately 24 hours a week
Approximately 75 total weeks

Our Esthetics Program

Our Esthetics program will teach students theory and practical instruction and/or techniques to include but not limited to:

  • Skin Analysis
  • Cosmetic Ingredients
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Manual Facials
  • Machine Facials
  • Exfoliation Treatments
  • Facial and Body Waxing
  • Make Up Artistry
  • Special Occasion Make Up
  • Eyebrow and Eyelash Tinting
  • Nutrition and Wellness

Our Esthetics Schedule

Part-Time: Evening
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Approximately 36 total weeks

Editor's Description

Hair Expressions is a Paul Mitchell partner school, which means you can apply for Paul Mitchell's nationwide scholarships. Alumni give rave reviews for the school and their learning experience. On Google, Melissa Norton says, "Instructors are great, which makes the students wonderful!"

The 1,500-hour cosmetology program prepares students to become licensed cosmetologists who can perform advanced techniques. By guiding them through the program's three levels (Core, Adaptive, and Creative), instructors help students build skills and confidence.

The esthetics program takes 600 hours, and you'll learn skin care innovations, ingredient and product technology, professional techniques, and business skills for a skin care therapist career.

At 1,200 hours, the barbering program focuses on the full barber experience, from teaching students how to do a classic taper or fade to relaxing shaves.

The school calls students Future Professionals, and they offer two fantastic scholarship opportunities: Beauty Changes Lives and the National Scholarship Campaign. Unlike at most schools, the school's Future Professionals also receive an iPad with their student kit.

About This School

There is a $100 application fee. Please contact this school to learn more about how to apply.

Financial Aid
98% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,973 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2019 school year.

School Size
As of 2019 this school has 97 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).


National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts (NACCAS)

This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts (NACCAS).

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