Editor's Description

The William Edge Institute has a long-running history. Their 1,000-hour cosmetology program can be completed in as little as seven months and includes a full student kit with a Chromebook, Milady MindTap and Milady textbook, tools, and all the supplies required for in-class and student salon training. Career guidance is also given, and students are encouraged to express themselves artistically and pack learning into everything they do with the school's "Edge-ucation" program.

"William Edge Institute really prepared me for not only my state license exam but for the real world," explains alumna Chasidy. "The advanced training that I received was amazing. The school was a lot of fun and I feel very prepared to enter into the world of beauty."


William Edge Institute offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Esthetics / Nail Technology


Program Length 1,350 hours
Average Completion 11 months
Program Tuition $15,600


Program Length 1,000 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $13,500

Beauty Instructor

Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $7,750


Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $10,125

Nail Technology

Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $6,200

About This School

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 $100 application fee.

Financial Aid

82% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $4,020 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

96% Female, 4% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

50% White, 46% Hispanic / Latino, 4% African American, 0% Asian American, 0% American Indian, 0% Hawaiian / Pacific, 0% Two or More, 0% Unknown

56 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 03/09/2024

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