Classes begin in September and end in June
Instructor - Melinda Inglehart
We are now taking Application for the 2014-15 School Year
This program does NOT qualify for Federal Aid (Pell), Federal Student Loans
1098T (used for income tax purposes)

 cos cover Cosmetology provides students with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to qualify for the New York State Appearance Enhancement Licensing Exam. Instruction includes a combination of classroom theory and practical experiences. Students will have the opportunity to practice on mannequins and patrons as they study hairstyling, hair coloring, perms, manicures, facials, and pedicures. The program length is approximately 10 months (1000 hours). Classes meet Monday through Friday, 3:30 – 9:30 p.m. Each student must satisfy the entrance requirement in order to be eligible for program participation. Enrollment is limited; please register early.

New Classes:
Begin in September and conclude at the end of June
Class Time:
Monday - Friday from 3:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Tuition: $6,950 for 2014-2015

Please contact the Financial Aid Office at 315-779-7237 for more information.

Admission Requirements: 
Students must submit an application the Adult Evening Cosmetology Program.

As part of your acceptance into the Cosmetology Program, all students are required to take the TABE Test (Tests of Adult Basic Education) in Math and Reading. The New York State Education Department requires this testing; there is no exception.

Financial Information:
Tuition and cost are determined annually by the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Cooperative Educational Services.  Adult students who enroll at our technical center assume responsibility for tuition.  Current tuition charges may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office at the Charles H. Bohlen Jr. Technical Center.
Tuition can be made in 2 installments.  The first installment is due by August 15 and the second installment is by January 10.  Payments can be made via Cash, Check  or Credit Card (MasterCard or VISA only).
This program does NOT qualify for Federal Aid (Pell) or Federal Student Loans.
Financial Assistance available to qualifying applicants through Private Education Loans .
Veterans Administration (GI Bill) - Students will need to submit a copy of their Certificate of Eligibility before GI Bill Benefits will be certified. The student is responsible for making tuition payments when they due until the student has received verification that their benefits have been certified. For more information on Veteran Benefits go to
MyCaa (Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts).  For more information go to
New York State Veterans Tuition Award - Provides award for full-time study and part-time study to eligible veterans matriculated at an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting institution or in an approved vocational training program in New York State.  For more information go to MILITARY CORNER at
 Curriculum Theory / Practical
 Total Hours
Professional Requirements
 8 / 16
Safety and Health
9 / 17
Anatomy and Physiology
 5 / 10
Hair Analysis
3.5 / 6.5
Hair & Scalp Disorders & Diseases
3.5 / 6.5
Chemistry as Applied to Cosmetology
 2 / 3
Shampoos, Rinses and Treatments
10 / 20
Hair Cutting and Shaping
58 / 117
Hair Styling
82 / 163
Chemical Restructuring
60 / 120
Hair Coloring & Lightening
60 / 120
Nail Care & Procedures
 13.5 / 26.5
Skin Care & Procedures & Waxing
 20 / 40
 Total Hours
334.5 / 665.5
Graduation & Policy Requirements:

Cosmetology students are required to complete successfully all academic subjects and clinical experiences before being recommended to take the NYS licensing exam. Complete graduation and policy requirements are available in the Adult Cosmetology Program Handbook. Students will receive a copy of the handbook after successful admission to the program.

New York State Licensing:
Cosmetology students must have satisfactorily completed the 1,000 hour cosmetology program before taking the NYS licensing exam. 
If you have ever been found guilty of a crime (felony or misdemeanor) in any court the state may not issue a Cosmetology License.
                 Cosmetology Make-up Hours
This course is designed for the student who has not completed 1,000 hours of coursework. Transfer credits (hours) will be evaluated and credit given if approved. Students must successfully complete the minimum allowable hours for any module in order to receive credit. If you did not attend our cosmetology program then you will need to have the educational institution(s) that you attended complete a Record of Completion FormThis form should be mailed back to the Financial Aid Office at the address listed on the form.  FULL COSMETOLOGY KIT IS REQUIRED.

PREREQUISITE:  Student must have been enrolled in a Cosmetology program within the last 5 years and completed at least 750 hours. 
Additional hours can be completed during the evening program (after October 1st).  Tuition must be paid in full prior to beginning make-up hours.  Tuition is based on the number of hours needed for completion.  The hourly rate is based on the current years tuition.

           Cosmetology State Board Review


A review course, 60 hours in length, is designed for anyone preparing to take the NYS licensing exam. However, you must have successfully completed an approved NYS Cosmetology Program (1,000 hours). These hours cannot be applied towards hours needed for board eligibility. FULL COSMETOLOGY KIT IS REQUIRED.


Review hours can be completed during the evening program (after October 1st). Tuition must be paid in full prior to beginning these classes. Tuition is prorated as per the current tuition rate.