Start Your Journey

Applying for college can seem like a daunting task, but we have broken it down into four easy steps for you.

  1. Talk with an admissions representative from our school about out program and your career goals. Get in touch by calling our Woodbury or Plymouth location, or send us a request for information.
  2. Visiting our school in person. Your representative will schedule a convenient time for your to tour our Woodbury or Plymouth campus and see what we’re all about.
  3. Fill our an application for admission — your representative can help with every step!
  4. Meet with a financial aid representative to determine whether your qualify for loans, grants, or scholarships.

Our admissions representatives will walk you through each step of the process and make sure all your question are answered and all your concerns are addressed.

Minnesota school of Cosmetology Admissions FAQ


If you are like most students, you have a few questions before you apply. We have compiled some of the most frequently asked questions below. If you have a questions that is not listed here or did not find all the information you need, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at our Woodbury or Plymouth locations.

Woodbury: 651-432-4635 Plymouth: 763-548-1457.

What types of schedules do you offer? What are your hours?

Minnesota School of Cosmetology offers day and night programs, and full-time and part-time schedules. Please contact us for specific information on programs and class hours.

Does Minnesota School of Cosmetology offer financial aid?

We do and will arrange a private meeting to help you identify loans, grants and scholarships for which you may qualify.

Do you accept transfer credits from another beauty school or college?

At the discretion and approval of each Minnesota School of Cosmetology campus, students may transfer hours completed within the last three years from another accredited institution.

Students who have attended a college level Cosmetology program at a Minnesota Board of Cosmetology approved high school will be eligible for transfer of hours consideration. Students will be evaluated by their transcripts and technical cosmetology certification.

Please see the Transfer of Hour Policy in the course catalog for more detailed information.

How long are the cosmetology and massage therapy programs?

As a full-time student with nearly perfect attendance, you will complete your training in 10 months for cosmetology and 5 months for massage therapy. If you work full-time or have family commitments you may choose a part-time program. Part-time students typically complete the program in 20 months for cosmetology. We currently do not have a part-time program for massage therapy.

What are the admission requirements?

You will need a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) and proof of immunization.

Where are your campuses?

We have campuses in Plymouth and Woodbury. These convenient locations are close to a variety of stores and restaurants.

For more information or to get started in our cosmetology program, call our Woodbury location at 651-432-4635 , Plymouth location at 763-548-1457 or REQUEST INFORMATION.

Find out what Minnesota School of Cosmetology can do for you

10-month Cosmetology Diploma |

5-Month Massage Therapy Diploma |

5-Month Esthiology Diploma

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