Next class starts: 

  • May 2 at 10am-12pm
  • May 2 at 1pm-4pm
  • May 30 at 10am-12pm
  • May 30 at 1pm-4pm
  • Other flexible dates Mon, Wed, Sat and Sun vary please email to check availability
  • Students plan their attendance based on availability with the option to pick varied open dates. Dates can be mix/match when available

16 week In-School Nail Course

Students have the choice to attend 100% inside the school instead of taking the online course. Online not offered after May 6, 2018.

  How much?

  $4,500 paid in full to start

  • $150 Registration fee
  • $125 textbook*
  • $3,000 tuition
  • $400 lab fee
  • $825 student kit with a case*

*Buy your own textbook to deduct $125. Remove the case to deduct $125. Get $200 off when paying in cash. Double enrollment for all same day classes gets $500 off each.


  Requirements to be able to enroll

Recommended to:

  • those with no nail experience
  • under 25 years of age
  • English as a 2nd language
  • those with simple IEP's
  • no regular internet access
  • those needing organized schedules
  • want more attention when learning
  • guided to finish within 5 months


How long is it?

  • About 16 weeks long
  • attend 1 day a week
  • classes Mon or Wed
  • times between 10-5
  • classes on Sat or Sun vary
  • student pick days/times
  • skip day/weeks as planned


Students must talk with the Instructor first to sign up for the In-School course.  This is required to discuss an available attendance schedule based on openings BEFORE paying unless students have 100% open schedules to attend anytime in the week.  Classes can start in 2-8 weeks based on availability of the dates students can attend. Leave a message at the school (434) 589-6245 or email to request an appointment. Phone messages after 4pm are returned the next business day. Email is the fastest way to get a response within 24 hours.

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For those that already took the state Nail Technician exams and failed them, please consider the Written or Practical tutorial classes to help with learning written or practical study to assist with learning the required information needed to pass the state exams since you are already approved.

FINANCIAL AID: We do not offer any scholarships at this time. There are no finacial aid options like Pell Grants for nail education in many states including Virginia to pay for students to attend without cost.  Financial aid is provided for study in Barbering/Cosmetology (hair), Esthetics (skin care) and Massage but this school only teaches nails.

Free handicapp parking is about 20 feet from doorway. The 36" front door swings open both ways. Doors and halls are 36" wide. Open seating is available for wheelchairs in the classroom and lab areas. Bathroom space is wheelchair accessible. Discuss pre-arranged IEP options with the instructor for modification ability.

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