Manicurist – Course Outline (600 Hours)nail classes
CIP Code – 12.0410

  • A. Procedures (320 Hours)
  • B. Bacteriology, Sanitation, and Safety (100 Hours)
  • C. Professional Practices (80 Hours)
  • D. Arms and Hands (70 Hours)
  • E. Orientation, Rules, Laws and Preparation (15 Hours)
  • F. Equipment, Implements, and Supplies (15 Hours)

Manicurist Tuition

Tuition $7,400
Textbooks and Kit $600
Application Fee $100
Total Cost $8,100

Cost of attendance amounts are estimates only and are used in determining financial aid.  The school does not charge students for cost of attendance items.  For actual cost of attendance amounts, please schedule an appointment with a financial aid administrator.

Room & Board $403 (Dependent) $1044 (Independent)
Transportation $329
Misc/Personal $299 (Dependent) $561 (Independent)

Manicurist Admission Requirements

1. Be at least 17 years of age;
2. Have completed the 7th grade;
3. Possess a high school diploma or GED.

Types of Employment

Nail Technician
Salon Owner/Manager
Product Developer/Representative/Consultant
School Owner/Manager

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 Consumer/Rate Disclosures

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GE Manicuring

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About Tri-State Cosmetology

Tri-State Cosmetology Institute takes pride in contributing to bright futures in the El Paso beauty industry. We are a locally owned beauty school and have remained dedicated to our community since 1931. Our commitment to our students can be seen in the careful attention and instruction we provide in the curriculum of choice; be it as a manicurist, operator (cosmetologist), facialist or instructor. We utilize high end products such as Joico, OPI, Dermalogica and Easy Flow and teach our students the skills they need to move forward in a comfortable, supportive environment. Tri-State is here to help you meet your goals.

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