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  • Learn from experienced instructors with over 50 years of combined experience in training hundreds of talented students in the world of cosmetology.

  • Students are taught using Pivot Point’s Salon Fundamentals and Nuts and Bolts Business Training Systems.

  • An affordable education with a lifetime of benefits. Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

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Do have questions about our school? Or just want to find out more about our the cosmetology field. We are happy to answer them.


About us

We are licensed in South Carolina, accredited by the National Accrediting Commision of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) and participate in the United States Department of Education Financial Aid program. Our mission at Palmetto Beauty School is to educate the Upstate’s best cosmetologists, who will become the new leaders in the industry.



Our program is designed to take 52 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 79% finished in 52 weeks.

  • Tuition and Fees

    Tuition and fees: $18,250
    Books and supplies: $1,550

    Note: The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

    Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans.



Meet our talented and educated instructors.

Courtney Mullinax

Hi my name is Courtney Mullinax. I have been doing hair for three years. I am a graduate from Palmetto Beauty School. I am now an admissions and recruiting coordinator. I absolutely love my job. The best thing about my job is to start people on their journey to a whole new life. Palmetto Beauty School has changed my life.

Amanda Craine

Hi my name is Amanda Craine. I am an instructor here at Palmetto Beauty School. I’ve been doing hair eleven years. I Love making people feel good about themselves .I wanted to become an instructor to help others love cosmetology and help them grow in this field.

Nicole Pryor

I’ve been a licensed cosmetologist for eighteen years and a license instructor for eight years. My passion is teaching and making sure that I give them what I didn’t get while I was in school by going above and beyond the call of duty.I’ve been teaching here at Palmetto Beauty school for over a year now. I love being here where the atmosphere is family oriented and the heart is for all the students from all walks of life. The teachers here are awesome and we work as a team . It’s great being a part of Palmetto Beauty School.

Lisa Simmons

I have been doing hair all my life. I specialize in everything.

Craig Hines

I am Craig Hines the Director of Financial Aid and Office Manager for Palmetto Beauty School. I started with Palmetto in 2012 after spending 27 years in Human Resources/Compliance field with another organization. My previous business experience has been extremely beneficial for me working in an educational environment.


There are a wide variety of cosmetology careers you can pursue after earning a degree from Palmetto Beauty School. These jobs include: Cosmetologist, Hairstylist, Barber, Hair Color Specialist, Perm Specialist, Esthetician, Nail Care Artists, Manicurist, Salon Owner, Salon Manager, Salon Coordinator, Salon Sales Consultant, Manufacturer Sales Representative, Makeup Artist, Director of Education, Distributor's Sales Representative, Fashion Show Stylist, Photo and Movie Stylist, Platform Artist and Educator, Beauty Magazine Writer, Beauty Magazine Editor, Cosmetology School Owner, Cosmetology Instructor, Beauty Care Marketing, Salon Franchisee, Salon Chain Management, Beauty Care Distributor, Salon Computer Expert, Beauty Care PR Specialist, Research Chemist, Beauty Product Designer, Beauty Business Consultant, Trade Show Director, or Beauty School Owner.


What our students are saying about Palmetto Beauty School.

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