Is Cosmetology School Right for You?

When did your love for beauty and creativity begin? Maybe you were the type of kid who tried on your mom’s lipstick when you thought she wasn’t looking. Or you spent hours getting your doll’s hair perfect. If you still have your love for all things beauty, then cosmetology school may be right for you. You can turn your passion for beauty into an exciting career opportunity. Explore our cosmetology program, then book a tour at one of our two Michigan campuses. We look forward to helping you get started on your beauty school journey!

Discover Our Exciting Hands-On Cosmetology Courses

David Pressley School of Cosmetology provides practical cosmetology training for those aspiring to enter the beauty industry. Our cosmetology course includes 1500 hours of teaching, demonstrations, and training so you gain a thorough knowledge of the beauty industry and the skills you need for future success. You can learn the most updated techniques for hair, skin, and nail care and makeup applications that you can use in your future career.

As you move through our program, you can learn how to use your creative skill to help people from all walks of life feel more beautiful, confident, and happy with their appearance. Our classes give you a foundational knowledge of the industry. Then you can progress to demonstrations before working with real salon clients under the supervision of a licensed instructor. We help you build the skills you can use to sit for the State Board exam to become a licensed, professional cosmetologist.

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See What Our Students Have To Say

"David Pressley opened up a lot of opportunities for me and taught me a ton! The teachers are great, and everybody helps each other. I am so grateful to have been able to come to this school. I would recommend this for learning cosmetology to any beginners!"

Cassie.

Cassie.

"I would recommend this school to anyone who wants to pursue a career in esthetics or cosmetology! The teachers are amazing & everything is hands-on!"

Cortney Robin.

Cortney Robin.

"Amazing school, teachers go out of their way to show students the proper and cleanest way to aesthetics!"

Jenelle Hess.

Jenelle Hess.

"I am currently an esthetician student at David Pressley. So far I love the program, staff and my colleagues. The class size is relatively small so it feels intimate. Each student is able to get ample observation and assistance this way! I feel like I have already learned so much and I am confident that I will be well prepared for a career in esthetics after completing the program! I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a quality education in esthetics or cosmetology!"

Shelby L.

Shelby L.

"I attended David Pressley for my cosmetology license and my instructor's license. I currently teach here, and I love this school! The staff and students are so amazing and talented!"

Alexandra Burris.

Alexandra Burris.

"Amazing school, teachers go out of their way to show students the proper and cleanest way to aesthetics!"

Jenelle Hess.

Jenelle Hess.

"I chose David Pressley after touring multiple schools and meeting all sorts of people. I found David Pressley to have better pricing, they use great skin and makeup products. The staff is also extremely helpful, organized, and kind! Today is my 3rd day here and I know I made the right choice!"

Allison M.

Allison M.

"David Pressley has been an excellent school of cosmetology for me. The staff has been very friendly and caring when it came down to my education. The instructors pushed me to be the best that I can be. We went to a show in Chicago where we got to explore and experience firsthand how the industry works! What better way to learn!! What I enjoyed most about this school is the diverse cultures. I would recommend this school to anyone interested in fulfilling a cosmetology career in the future!"

Oumy Ndiaye.

Oumy Ndiaye

Your Future As A Cosmetologist

A cosmetology education can prepare you to sit for the State licensing exam. Once you are licensed, many career opportunities can be waiting for you.

While we cannot guarantee employment after the program, we provide students with employment assistance by identifying employment opportunities. Our team can help prepare a resume and prep for future interviews, giving you the confidence to apply for a job in the beauty industry.

Cosmetology School FAQs

What is the schedule for your cosmetology course?

We offer both day and evening classes to suit your schedule:

Days: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:08 p.m.
Evenings: Monday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:08 p.m.

Please note that you may need to attend some weekend classes to complete your training. We also offer six start dates throughout the year, so you can choose a schedule and starting time that works for you. Talk to our admissions team to learn more.

How long does it take to complete the cosmetology program?

Students can complete our cosmetology program in as little as a year. How long it takes you to complete the program depends on your schedule and when you start your training. You can speak to an enrollment advisor to learn more about your options and potential completion dates.

How much does cosmetology school cost?

The cost of our cosmetology program may vary based on the start date, financial aid options, and other factors. The estimated cost of attendance is:

  • Tuition: $18,000
  • Books and kit: $850
  • Registration fee: $150

For a total of $17,000. We pride ourselves on keeping our tuition affordable so our students get the best value for their money. You’ll find our tuition rate is very competitive.

Do you offer financial aid?

Yes, financial aid is available to those who qualify. Don’t let finances hold you back from your dreams! There are many options available. We participate in financial aid programs, including the Pell Grant and Stafford Loan programs. You can speak to our financial aid team to learn more about your financial aid and payment options.

Getting Started in Our Cosmetology Program

Are you ready to get started in our cosmetology program? Please note that before you can apply, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be at least 17 years old
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • You must provide a state-issued ID and signed social security card

You can turn your love for beauty into a thriving career. Learn more about our flexible scheduling options and financial aid opportunities by filling out the form. Your journey into the cosmetology industry begins here!

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