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379 Atwood Ave. Cranston, RI 02920 / (401) 228-6889


Cosmetology Program

In this comprehensive 1,500-hour program, you will explore the latest styles and techniques in hair cutting and styling, skin care, nail care and makeup. From a foundation of theoretical knowledge, you will practice and perfect your techniques and learn professional business-building skills. Through demonstrations, lectures and hands-on experience, you will master the professional and technical skills necessary for success.


Additionally, every student gets an iPad® with their start-up student kit.


We offer two course schedules, full time and part time.


Program components

The Cosmetology course covers areas of study including:


  • Cosmetology Chemistry
    • Health and Safety
    • Disinfection
    • Sanitation
  • Hairstyling
    • Wet Hairstyling
    • Thermal Hairstyling
    • Permenent Waves
    • Chemical Straightening
    • Hair Cutting
    • Hair Coloring
  • Eyebrow Waxing
  • Make-up Application
  • Manicuring
  • Job Search Training


At the conclusion of the course, you will be prepared to sit for the Rhode Island state licensing exam.


Start Dates

2017 (Full Time)*

June 27, 2017

September 5, 2017

October 31, 2017


2017 (PART TIME)

July 24, 2017

Oct. 23, 2017

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tuition & FEES

Registration Fee        $50



Student Kit                $3,000



Kit Sales Tax            $210



TUITION                  $14,240


TOTAL                      $17,500


graduate of Aveda Institute Rhode Island’s Cosmetology Program


My experience at Aveda institute of Rhode Island has been amazing. I feel confident to enter into the cosmetology industry because I received extensive on the floor training. The staff is like a family and so helpful. I couldn’t have made a better choice in my education.


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379 Atwood Ave. Cranston, RI 02920 / (401) 228-6889

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