Cosmetology

Start a beauty career and learn real-world haircutting, coloring, styling, and makeup.

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Barbering

Future barbers learn classic short haircuts, tapers, fades, beard grooming, and shaves.

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Esthetics

Learn hands-on skin care techniques and theory in waxing, makeup, and skin therapy.

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Nails

Future nail artists learn manicures, pedicures, nail enhancements, and creative designs.

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SCHEDULE A VIRTUAL TOUR

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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TODAY CREATES TOMORROW

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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San Francisco Institute
of Esthetics and
Cosmetology

We are sorry to see the closure of Bay Area schools.  On the bright side… SFIEC is going on it’s 18th year and we are here to stay!  If you are interested in learning about how you can transfer your hours after your school has closed…please contact our Admissions Department.  Your dream to join the best indusrty on the planet is achievable! You can do this!

The San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology, Inc. (SFIEC) offers classes and a full menu of services in its state of the art South of Market facility. As a Paul Mitchell Partner School we provide a comprehensive program guiding students to become professionals in the fields of cosmetology, skincare, barbering, nails and make-up.

Interested in a career as a hairstylist, esthetician, barber, nail technician, or make-up artist? Connect with our admissions team today. We look forward to meeting you!

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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 San Francisco 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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MAKING A DIFFERENCE
IN SAN FRANCISCO

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 even playing tourist for a day shopping through Union Square or food hopping through the Mission, 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 San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology, 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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CONSUMER INFORMATION

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

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