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Culture of Excellence

A Culture of Excellence

Just as our school is determined to provide the very best for our students, our students are determined to exceed every expectation and prove themselves within the upper echelon of their industries.

At the Shear Ego International School, our culture of excellence is encompassed in everything that we do. The motivation to be exceptional thrives within our award-winning instructors down to our students who dare to be the very best.


At Shear Ego International School, we’re not just training you for a job—we’re readying you for a successful career. Rather than just covering the basics, our Hairdressing and Cosmetology Program provides additional training to show you how to most easily position yourself to successfully leave your impression on the beauty industry.

Our Hairdressing and Cosmetology Program will provide you with 1000 hours of highly personalized instruction in a state-of-the-art facility designed to have the look and feel of a real, upscale working salon.

Model with colorful hair

You will get highly personalized, hands-on instruction in:


  • Hair styling, cutting, and shaping
  • Hair analysis and client consultation
  • Coloring and lightening
  • Chemical restructuring
  • Principles of safety and health
  • Fundamentals of nail and skincare

In addition to learning all aspects of hair, you will also study the fundamentals of esthetics and nail technology including facials, makeup application, waxing, and manicuring. Not only will your training come in the form of classroom-setting theory classes and hands-on practical work with manikins and clients, but also through workshops, competitions, and live demonstrations conducted by local and nationally renowned beauty professionals and stylists.


At Shear Ego International School, you will truly experience a one-of-a-kind education full of training programs that are not offered anywhere else! After mastering the fundamentals, students in our Hairdressing and Cosmetology program are given the opportunity to refine skills they’ve already learned and develop additional skills vital to providing clients with high-fashion cuts and color techniques in our La Coiffure Advanced Haircutting Seminars

Shear Ego International School is the also the only school that offers the Goldwell Certified Color Perfection Program. This thirty-hour intensive of advanced theory and hands-on training is focused on transforming our students into adept colorists under the guidance of expert hair colorists and using curriculum approved by one of the most admired product companies in the industry.

Student working on a customer


One of the many advantages that stems from attending a school founded by industry leaders shines through in our program kits. We also know that having the right tools is just as important as knowing how to properly use them. Shear Ego International School provides program kits that are hand-selected by accomplished cosmetologists to ensure that you are given the best advantage amongst other graduates in your field, and our instructors will bring you from apprentice-level to professional-level? with each tool in your kit throughout our program.

Once you graduate from your program, you will not only be thoroughly prepared for your New York State Board examination, but you will also be equipped with the tools that you need to immediately step forth into your industry as seamlessly and inexpensively as possible.

Program Costs and Information

The total cost of our Hairdressing and Cosmetology Program is $17,900.00. This includes tuition, registration fees, books and program equipment. A variety of financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

Program Schedule & Hours

Full Time: Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Part-Time: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 4:30pm



Monday - Friday
9:00 AM To 4:00 PM

January 2, 2023 September 1, 2023
March 6, 2023 November 3, 2023
May 1, 2023 January 9, 2024
July 10, 2023 March 13, 2024
September 5, 2023 May 8, 2024
November 6, 2023 July 16, 2024
January 8, 2024 September 9, 2024
March 4, 2024 November 1, 2024
May 6, 2024 January 16, 2024
July 8, 2024 March 14, 2025
September 3, 2024 May 9, 2025
October 28, 2024 July 10, 2025

Approx. 7.5 months


Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 5PM-9PM
Saturday 9AM-4:30PM

January 2, 2023 March 2, 2024
March 6, 2023 May 4, 2024
May 1, 2023 June 29, 2024
July 10, 2023 September 7, 2024
September 5, 2023 November 2, 2024
November 6, 2023 January 16, 2025
January 8, 2024 March 10, 2025
March 4, 2024 May 3, 2025
May 6, 2024 July 12, 2025
July 8, 2024 September 6, 2025
September 3, 2024 November 1, 2025
October 28, 2024 January 10, 2025

Approx. 12 months

Program Cost


Total Hours

1000 hrs