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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Makeup

Go beyond the basics as a makeup artist and learn bridal, editorial, and runway makeup.

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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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Paul Mitchell The School
Schenectady

Paul Mitchell Beauty School Schenectady is located right in the heart of downtown Schenectady. Our 18,000-square-foot beauty school reflects the look and feel of the historic neighborhood. Right next door is the Stockade, New York’s first historic district, with its pre-Revolutionary War houses and churches, Village Square, Riverside Park, art shows, races, and river fests. Across the street is Proctor’s Theater, built in 1926 as a vaudeville-movie theater. This refurbished gem now showcases Broadway musicals, international ballets, current and classic movies, concerts, and plays—plenty of inspiration for our Future Professionals!

In addition to downtown events, attractions, and venues, Schenectady offers easy access to upstate New York, with its quaint friendly villages, forests, lakes, rivers, and streams. In just a few minutes, you can be in nearby Albany or Saratoga, with its annual Tulip Fest, concert series, and performing arts center.

Our Schenectady campus is just a short drive or train trip to the major attractions in New York City, Boston, Connecticut, Vermont, and the Great Lakes, making “The Electric City” the perfect place to grow as an artist and launch your dream career!

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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 Schenectady 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 SCHENECTADY

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 taking a stroll through Central Park, 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 Schenectady, 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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