Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology

Licensed by: Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology & Barber Examiners

Accredited by: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

A primary focus of a school is to ensure an education.  The absolute primary focus of Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology is not only to provide an education~ but to provide experience.  We strive daily to make sure that you are not only ready to successfully complete your licensing exam, but that you have learned the necessary skills and coupled that to your talent and determination to succeed in your chosen career.

Big Dreams, Hometown School!


1500 hours delivered in less than 48 weeks is dedicated to growing a determined student into a successful and licensed cosmetologist. A fast-paced, hands-on, submersion into a busy clinic floor coupled with a theory education that places Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology students at and above state testing averages. When a student enrolls in the Cosmetology program, they are not only learning how to do all aspects of hair care; but, also learning nail care, skincare, business and retailing, sanitation, infection control, and professionalism. All with the goal of providing as many avenues for growth and success as possible.


600 hours filled opportunities to grow, learn, and challenge yourself to be better, in 22 weeks. Artistic applications to tried and true basics; Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology's manicuring class is a whirlwind of activity. Acrylics to new hybrid nail technologies, onychomadesis to onychophagy... there are new information and experiences daily! Lessons are done with the goal of preparing you to be as successful as you want to become. Above-average test scores, a busy clinic floor, and a dedication to preparedness ensure that you will go as far in this industry as you are willing to work for.

Financial Aid

Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology allows students the opportunity to succeed in their chosen field with tuition lower than other schools in the region, and in-house financing options. A representative of Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology would love to meet and discuss options with you!

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Call (423) 351-0071 to make an appointment with Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology for enrollment questions, or more information.

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