Cosmetology & Beauty School - Portsmouth, NH
Find your niche. Follow your passion. You can make it happen—and we can help.
Paul Mitchell The School Portsmouth - Cosmetology School
Situated near the famous Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH, and just minutes from white sandy beaches, Paul Mitchell The School Portsmouth is the perfect place to grow as a stylist and launch your dream career.
Housed in a historic building from the early 1900s, our 6,000-square-foot campus lies in Portsmouth’s historic district. In a neighborhood known for its restaurants, galleries, and specialty boutiques, our high-tech ingenuity blends with the city’s old-world charm.
Ready to take the next step in your career? Learn more about the programs offered at our cosmetology school or apply today!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 (1500 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.
Instructor Training (800 hrs)
We love supporting the dreams of our Future Professionals. That’s why our Financial Aid Office at our Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth beauty school 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 walking along the seafront, our cosmetology 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 Portsmouth, 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.
140 Congress Street,
Portsmouth, NH 03801