Located in Paso Robles, CA, Design's School of Cosmetology is a private institution that provides career education for students interested in cosmetology. The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences has accredited the cosmetology education provided by Design's School of Cosmetology for over 5 straight years. Design's School of Cosmetology primarily provides education in the area of cosmetology, ensuring that students who complete the program are equipped with the skills and abilities required to pursue licensure and long term employment. In addition, Design's School of Cosmetology also offers an esthetics program, for individuals who want to focus on skin care and treatments and a nail technology program, which provides training in nail artistry.
This school graduates approximately sixty-three students annually, with a graduation rate of around 79%. The federal student loan default rate last reported, which covers years 2007-2009, averaged around 31% for students taking loans to pay for this school.
Design's School of Cosmetology offers student services such as help with finding job options for students and career counseling for students beginning a career in cosmetology. State and county licensing procedures may vary, and as such it is recommended students research getting a license in cosmetology. Students can learn more about Design's School of Cosmetology, including licensure preparation, by visiting designsschool.edu.
The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at Design’s School of Cosmetology. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (805) 237-8575.
Cosmetology (1,600 Hours)
The cosmetology program offered usually takes about thirteen months to complete and may satisfy education requirements for licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $15,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $1,700*
- 79 students completed this program in the previous reported year
- The length of the cosmetology program is usually 13 months
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Esthetician (600 Hours)
Esthetician program takes usually five months to complete. Students who complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $7,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $600*
- 56 students completed the esthetician program last year
- Takes about 5 months to complete
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program takes usually three months to complete. Students who complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $3,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $500*
- The length of the program is usually 3 months
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Alternate Tuition Plan Options Available
- Some programs may have tuition rates that will remain the same as the first year for up to five years.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||65%||$3,947|
|Receiving Student Loans||57%||$4,720|