Students must have a high school diploma or GED to enroll in our cosmetology program. 

We also work with the WRCTE Vocational Program through local High Schools.  

Hours and Scheduling

Our cosmetology program is 1500 clock hours. Based on our typical schedule, most students complete our program over a two year period.  Our classes are scheduled five days per week, Monday - Friday.  You have the option to attend Part Time or Full Time.  

Part Time options are as follows: morning class, from 7:30am - 11:30am, or afternoon class, from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.  

Full Time option: If you would like to complete the program sooner, you may attend class all day.  

 We are very flexible when it comes to class schedules, so please reach out if you have concerns or questions.

Program Cost

2022 Cost for tuition is $13,900.

Price includes books & equipment. We do not offer Financial Aid but will set up no interest payment plans with students.  All payment plans must be paid in full in order to graduate.   

Learn the Art & Science of Cosmetology at TCC

A career in cosmetology can be a rewarding one. More than just styling hair, you can help clients feel great while using your creativity to express yourself! At Thompson's College of Cosmetology, our program focuses on equipping students with the skills necessary for their future work environment.

Learn From Experienced Industry Experts

You can rely on our owner with over 40 years of experience working in both the beauty industry and beauty education to provide the best information for our students. We are a smaller school which allows our students are able to receive one on one attention from our experienced educators.  They focus on providing you with an education that fuses art and science, making it possible for you to learn in the ways that work best for you.

Along with classroom learning, students can work one-on-one with guests* to receive the hands-on training they need.

*All services provided by students are under the supervision of licensed professionals.

Professional Tools & Product Lines

Part of preparing for a future in the beauty industry is learning to work with professional products and tools. We are proud to work with several high-quality lines of products and tools like Paul Mitchell, Redken, Biolage and Pretty In a Minute. As a student, you'll have the opportunity to try out multiple lines to help you identify what products you would like to work with once you've graduated. 

What You Will Learn

Pursue your passion in hair, makeup and skin care! You can learn how to create lasting trends in our cosmetology program. 

Our curriculum covers the following basic skills:

Shampooing and Scalp Massage

Hair Coloring, Cutting, and Styling


Makeup Application

Manicures and Pedicures

Career Planning

Social Media Marketing

Career Options

With a Cosmetology License, you career options are endless.  Whether you want to work as a salon stylist or makeup artist, you will have a license with career flexibility. Here are just a few opportunities you can pursue after an education at TCC!


Makeup Artist

Nail Technician

Personal Hairstylist/Makeup Artist

Theatrical Hairstylist/Makeup Artist

Platform Artist

Cosmetology Educator

And more!

Schedule a Visit

Thompson's College of Cosmetology is dedicated to training future beauty professionals who are serious about starting their careers. If you want more information about enrolling in our cosmetology program, contact us today! We’d love to set up a school tour and talk to you about a future in the beauty industry.