The Cosmetology program at Porter and Chester Institute's Rocky Hill campus has paused enrollment of new students. Please click here to view a complete list of PCI's program offerings.

If you're looking for a cosmetology school in the Rocky Hill, CT area, Porter and Chester Institute's Cosmetology program can teach you haircutting, hairstyling, and a range of other beauty services to enhance clients' appearance. Our approach to career training and education all start with employment as the goal. Experienced, qualified instructors provide the individual attention needed to practice the techniques and obtain the skills you'll be using each day in the cosmetology field.

Program Details

  • On campus
  • Program offered at: Rocky Hill, CT
  • Diploma
  • Program Length: 12 months
  • Total cost $20,960 (Includes: Tuition, Laptop, eBooks/books, materials, uniforms, and student fees)
  • Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Our team will work with you to determine what you’re eligible for and how to pay for school.

Licenses, Certifications, Credentials

In order to practice in the cosmetology field in the state of Connecticut one must graduate from an approved program with 1500 of prescribed training and pass the CT licensing exam for hairdressers.

Graduates of the Cosmetology program will have the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare to take the Connecticut licensing exam for hairdresser and to seek entry-level employment in the cosmetology field.

You’ll get to practice your craft in our La Bella Vita Salon on campus.

Course Listings

Term 1
101 Introduction to Cosmetology
102 Cosmetology Basics
Term 2
201 Cosmetology I A
202 Cosmetology I B
Term 3
301 Cosmetology II A
302 Cosmetology II B
Term 4
401 Advanced Cosmetology A
402 Advanced Cosmetology B