Register for the Adult Cosmetology Program

Classes are forming NOW!

Classes are forming NOW for the Spring 2018 cohort, beginning February 20.

Spring 2018 Tuition: $8,828 plus $650 for textbook, kit and supplies

Applicants should call 845.331.5050 to schedule an appointment with the Adult Education Information Facilitator.

During this meeting:

  • An introduction to the beauty enhance industry is shared, a tour of the classroom will be offered, and program expectations are discussed.
  • A review of Adult Cosmetology Student Handbook is completed.
  • Student Registration is completed.
  • Student Payment Plan is negotiated.
  • Anticipated start date is determined.

Admissions appointments and financial commitments must be scheduled two weeks prior to the anticipated cohort start date.

Zero-interest payment plans may be available for negotiation by appointment.

Program Requirements for Completion:

The current program is approved by the New York State Education Department. It will provide a total of 1,000 hours of combined theory and practical clinical instruction to be completed prior to admission to the licensure examinations. As proof of successful completion of schooling, the Director of Adult Education will verify and approve the Affirmation of New York State Approved Schooling section via the web-based portal for the Division of State, Division of Licensing Services.

Practical Instruction

Supervised Practice

Theoretical Instruction

Shampoos, Rinses, Conditioners & Treatments.

10 of 10 hours

Shampoos, Rinses, Conditioners & Treatments.

20 of 20 hours

Professional Requirements.

24 of 24 hours

Hair Cutting and Shaping.

50 of 50 hours

Hair Cutting and Shaping.

125 of 125 hours

Safety and Health.

26 of 26 hours


45 of 45 hours


200 of 200 hours

Anatomy and Physiology.

10 of 10 hours

Chemical Restructuring 50 of 50 hours

Chemical Restructuring.

130 of 130 hours

Hair Analysis.

10 of 10 hours

Hair coloring and Lightening.

65 of 65 hours

Hair coloring and Lightening. 115 of 115 hours

Hair and Scalp Disorders and Diseases.

10 of 10 hours

Nail Care and Procedures.

20 of 20 hours

Nail Care and Procedures.

20 of 20 hours

Cosmetology Chemistry.

10 of 10 hours

Skin Care and Procedures.

20 of 20 hours

Skin Care Procedures.

40 of 40 hours

Total hours 260 of 260

Total hours:650 of 650

Total hours: 90 of 90

New York State Cosmetology Licensing Hours: Grand Total: 1000 Hours

Reviewed: Fall 2017

Adult Cosmetology School Day

Holiday closings will follow the Adult Education calendar.

3:00 to 9:30 PM = Full-time Enrollment (10 months) *

6:30 to 9:30 PM = Part-time Enrollment (20 months)

*half-hour dinner break is 6-6:30 PM

Classes are scheduled Monday through Thursday throughout the year, with a July break. Students will be given a calendar with all scheduled school closure dates when enrolling.