Cosmetology (1500 hrs)


Teacher Training

Cosmetology Instructor (800 hrs)



Explore our campus, programs, schedule options, financial aid information and more – virtually! Schedule your Virtual Tour and Career Planning Session today to connect directly with our school’s Enrollment Team.

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Have you or someone you know dreamed of a career in the beauty industry? Paul Mitchell Schools are giving away $1 million in scholarships nationwide and this could be your chance to pursue your dream.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Since our opening in 1995, Paul Mitchell The School Gastonia has established itself as an industry leader, giving our Future Professionals the advantage of a well-respected institution. Our illustrious past, successful present, and fabulous future are the reasons why so many choose to come to our school for their education.


Our beauty school is located in a completely modernized, 14,000-square-foot facility in the Water Tower Shopping Center in Central Gastonia. At Paul Mitchell The School Gastonia, our beauty school’s staff is as experienced as they come, with combined experience of over 260 years. Their number-one priority is your future, and they use their years of experience to ensure it is a bright one.


Interested in becoming a part of our Paul Mitchell Gastonia family? Learn more about our programs, or get started by submitting your application.

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Financial Aid
and Scholarships

We love supporting the dreams of our Future Professionals. That’s why our Financial Aid Office at our Gastonia 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.

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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!

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Digital Support

Whether they’re at home, in the classroom, or hiking around Rankin Lake, our students always have access to their assignments, the latest school news, and career tips from beauty industry leaders at their fingertips.

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Student Teams

At Paul Mitchell The School Gastonia, 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.

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Learn more about our graduation, placement, and licensure rates, and much more.

Title IX Coordinator

Sharon Sullivan
284 East Garrison Boulevard,
Gastonia, NC 28054

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