Programs Offered

Cosmetology / Barbering

Recent Reviews

Indiana M.
5/25/2024 via Yelp
via Yelp

I've only had great experiences with this salon, but my best experiences have been with the stylist Jhani. I now only want my hair styled with her & I'll be...

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Desiree C.
4/30/2024 via Yelp
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I was introduced to this school through a coworker who is currently enrolled to do esthetician services. She invited me over for a facial. I first visited...

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Madi Beckley
9/11/2023 via Google
via Google

i went and got highlights done by celina about 2 months ago, wanting to be blonder for my wedding :) I absolutely loved the way my hair looked and I was reminded by how beautiful of a job she did when we got back our photos the other day! thank you!

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Editor's Description

Located about 20 minutes outside Baltimore, Paul Mitchell's Jessup location has been open for two decades and shows no signs of slowing down. This location offers training in cosmetology and barbering, and the program not only trains Future Professionals (what Paul Mitchell calls its students) but involves them in their communities through a variety of charity events.

Paul Mitchell—Jessup is at the forefront of modern learning, assuring students always have access to schoolwork, career advice, and more via their online services. They even provide an iPad in every student kit.

Their cosmetology program is split into three levels:

  • Core: Haircutting and styling and nail technology basics, among other introductory topics
  • Adaptive: Practicing skills in a realistic salon-like setting
  • Creative: Independent work, portfolio creation, test prep, and career preparation

They also offer an optional phase two, which involves advanced training in creative and business skills.


Paul Mitchell The School Jessup offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Barbering


Program Length 1,500 hours
Average Completion 11 months
Program Tuition $17,800

We educate and train our students (or as we call them, Future Professionals) to begin their careers in the beauty industry as licensed cosmetologists. Future Professionals are guided by our Learning Leaders through the cosmetology program’s three levels—Core, Adaptive, and Creative—taking on more advanced techniques and building real-world skills and confidence as they move through each stage. Our cosmetology program curriculum includes Paul Mitchell Advanced Education’s proprietary Cutting System, Color System, Texture System, Short Hair System, and Makeup System.


Program Length 1,200 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $12,000

The modern-day barbershop trend is evolving. More and more consumers want a comfortable space where they can get the full, traditional barber experience by a professional, state-licensed barber. Students (or as we call them, Future Professionals) are guided by our Learning Leaders through the barbering program’s three levels—Core, Adaptive and Creative—taking on more advanced techniques and building real-world skills and confidence as they move through each stage.


Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion N/A
Program Tuition N/A

Learn the science of healthy skin. We train you hands-on in classical professional techniques and skincare innovations and technologies—plus the business skills you’ll need. From skin analysis, ingredient technology and prescriptive retailing to waxing and makeup techniques, our program offers preparation for a career as a skincare therapist.

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Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.


To apply to this school, there is a $100 application fee.

Financial Aid

61% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $4,776 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

85% Female, 15% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

34% White, 15% Hispanic / Latino, 45% African American, 4% Asian American, 0% American Indian, 0% Hawaiian / Pacific, 0% Two or More, 2% Unknown

131 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 06/03/2024

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