Editor's Description

GateWay Community College offers various beauty-based programs at its Deer Valley campus, including a 32-hour per week cosmetology option.

Students graduate from the program with the skills and knowledge necessary for establishing and maintaining a clientele, keeping up to date with state laws applicable to cosmetologists, and the business management skills needed to start and manage a salon.

The course includes four blocks, each of which requires 400 hours to complete. The curriculum covers a variety of beauty-based topics, including hair, skin, and nail essentials.

Former student John explains, "Easy access from the light rail. GCC is great; affordable education, good instructors, and valuable life lessons."


Gateway Community College offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Teacher Training


Program Length 1,500 hours
Average Completion N/A
Program Tuition N/A

Beauty Instructor

Program Length 350 hours
Average Completion N/A
Program Tuition N/A

About This School

Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs at this school is approved by the relevant state boards or agencies. State-approved programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. Learn more about accreditation and approval.

Financial Aid

47% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $3,180 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

66% Female, 34% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

29% White, 48% Hispanic / Latino, 10% African American, 4% Asian American, 3% American Indian, 0% Hawaiian / Pacific, 4% Two or More, 2% Unknown

4,673 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 06/03/2024

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