Cosmetology & Beauty School - Boise, ID
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Paul Mitchell The School Boise - Cosmetology School
In the heart of the “City of Trees” in Ada County, and just minutes from downtown, Paul Mitchell The School Boise is the perfect place to grow as a stylist and launch your dream career. Our cosmetology school will help guide you to train and succeed in the hair industry.Visit Our Campus
Start your cosmetology education and learn real-world haircutting, coloring, styling, makeup, skin care, and nails. You’ll explore the fundamentals and theory in the classroom, then practice skills like braiding, extensions, and other popular techniques in a salon environment, using professional products, tools, and skills.
Cosmetology (1600 hrs), Cosmetology/Makeup (1700 hrs),
Students in our barbering programs learn classic short haircuts as well as scissor and clipper-over-comb techniques, fades, tapers, and precision haircutting. They also learn short-hair color placements, short-hair styling techniques, customized beard grooming, and shaves.
Barber (900 hrs), Barber Stylist (1500 hrs),
Learn hands-on skincare techniques and theory in hair removal, waxing, brow design, makeup, facials, facial massage, use of facial machines, and skin therapy.
Esthetics (600 hrs)
Students in our nails program learn about manicures, pedicures, nail enhancements, fills, gels, tips, and creative designs, as well as the business skills needed in the nail industry.
Nail Technology (600 hrs)
Go beyond the makeup basics taught in most cosmetology programs and learn about the advanced techniques required for bridal, editorial, and runway makeup.
Makeup Academy (100 hrs)
Our Teacher Training program uses various methodologies to teach instructors how to facilitate theory and practical lessons, along with the necessary skill sets to evaluate student performance with proper coaching and feedback, and to prepare students for their cosmetology, barbering, or esthetician state board examination.
Student Instructor Training (500 hrs), Student Instructor Training (1000 hrs)
We love supporting the dreams of our Future Professionals. That’s why our Financial Aid Office at our Boise campus is here to help educate you on the types of financial aid. There are several financial aid, alternative funding, and scholarship options available to those who qualify.Explore Your Financial Options
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Our students (we call them Future Professionals) donate their time, talent and energy to various charities through cut-a-thons, fashion shows and countless other fundraising events and philanthropic activities. We make a difference—and have fun doing it!See How We Give Back
Whether they’re at home, in the classroom, or getting inspired along the Boise River Greenbelt, our beauty school students always have access to their assignments, the latest school news, and career tips from beauty industry leaders at their fingertips.Find Out How
At Paul Mitchell The School Boise, education doesn’t end at the classroom door. Our student-run Green Team teaches our school and local communities how to respect the Earth and find innovative ways to reduce, reuse and recycle.Learn More
We are committed to the health and well-being of our entire school community. For health and safety resources, and current information, visit our dedicated COVID-19 page.
Learn more about our graduation, placement, and licensure rates, and much more about our cosmetology school in Boise.
1270 South Vinnell Way
Boise, ID 83709