Cosmetology - About


Our goal is to create artists who will achieve professional success and represent Dominion as the premier Beauty and Cosmetology Institute in the Middle Peninsula/Newport News area. Graduates are immersed in both cutting edge techniques and trend spotting so they will always be on the forefront of the latest innovations in beauty. As Future Image Icons they are in demand as hair stylists, make-up artists & skin and body care professionals.  Our mission is to cultivate and nurture the lives of others, making their future success our goal. Our school of cosmetology takes an individualized approach with each student. We are not only training you on cutting hair and hair treatments, but we are infusing you with a passion to create trends and cutting-edge styles that turn heads and create culture icons. That’s why each student at our beauty school is considered and expected to become a future image icon.

It’s time to turn your passion into a profitable career!

OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self confidence
  • Practice effective communication, skills, visual poise, and proper grooming
  • Respect the need to deliver worthy service
  • Perform the basic manipulative skills in all phases of hair, skin, and nail care
  • Apply learned theory, technical information, and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures
  • Master necessary subject material and have fulfilled 1500 clock hours required by the Cosmetology Board of Virginia to take the Cosmetology Examination for licensure
  • Demonstrate the necessary skill level to enter the workforce in a beauty salon


FULL-TIME DAY CLASS: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm


Tuition $12,600.00
Books & Supplies $1,808.00
Application Fee: $50.00

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, campus crime statistics and other important information, please visit the Consumer Disclosure page.