Start Your Cosmetology Career on the Right Path
At MTI College, home of Paul Mitchell The School, we’ll give you the skills you need to turn your passion and creativity into a rewarding career in cosmetology. Paul Mitchell The School’s reputation for innovation and excellence will open doors for you in the competitive job market. Plus, you’ll have full access to all the student resources at MTI, an institution of higher learning now serving the Sacramento area for almost 50 years.
Our training environment will challenge and energize you. You’ll gain hands-on experience in a real, working salon. We limit class size to 16 so that we can meet all our students’ unique needs and provide one-on-one attention in a fun learning environment. We think that is why our graduates are so successful in passing the California State Board Exam and finding good jobs.
Excellent Cosmetology Job Placement Record
Year after year, over 90% of MTI College graduates secure employment in their fields of study. Our Graduate Placement Program employs full-time placement officers to help you start the career you deserve.
Ongoing Career Services
Our dedication to your employment search doesn’t end right after you graduate, or even after you get a job. Graduates in good standing of Paul Mitchell The School are eligible for continued placement assistance throughout their career and are welcome to attend MTI-hosted career fairs, brush up their resume writing skills, polish their presentation in mock interviews and get added to MTI’s “Top Grads” list. Whatever stage of your career you’re in, MTI College will be there to help.
Sharpening Your Business Abilities
As important as your cosmetology skills are, you’ll need more than that to thrive. MTI College also provides an education in the business of beauty. You will learn all about marketing, merchandising, client retention and cash flow management.
Our reward program imitates salon-style commission structures and gives you the opportunity to win prizes like hair products, styling tools and makeup kits.
Review Program Assessment Data
Cosmetology Program Assessment 2011 (PDF)
Tuition and Registration: $19,234
Books, Paul Mitchell Kit, and Supplies: $2,691
All graduates: 100%
Based on the number of Cosmetology program graduates in the 2012-2013 award year (7/1/2012 – 6/30/2013) who registered for graduate placement services and secured employment in their field of study, and those who did not register and successfully obtained employment on their own.
A written and practical (hands-on) examination is required to become a licensed cosmetologist in California.
Licensure Pass Rate: 95.1%
(Based on Cosmetology program graduates in the 2012-2013 award year (7/1/2012 – 6/30/2013) who obtained their cosmetology licenses through the State of California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Review MTI’s exam pass rates and compare our results to other schools by reviewing the results posted by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Look up MTI College under “Cosmetology – Written Examination Results” and “Cosmetology – Practical Examination Results.”
View Cosmetology Examination Results
Percentage of students who graduate within the published timeframe: 60%
Note: The percentage shown above represents students who graduated from the program on or before the published graduation date. The majority of the remaining students completed the program within the timeframe allowed by the U.S. Department of Education, which is 150% of the normal program length. A student’s graduation date may be delayed by a few days or a few months due to circumstances such as the need to retake a course or the need for a leave of absence to care for an ailing family member.
All information provided in compliance with U.S. Code 75 FR 66948 §668.6.
Review Gainful Employment data in compliance with U.S. Code 34 CFR 668.6(b)(2)(iv).
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