Paul Mitchell the School-Rapid City

Paul Mitchell the School-Rapid City

333 Omaha St. Suite 6 & 7, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701


  • College Type: < 2-year, Private for-profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Total Student Population: 88
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 95%
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Paul Mitchell the School-Rapid City is a cosmetology school located in Rapid City, South Dakota.

The school is part of the large Paul Mitchell Schools network, which has over 100 campuses in the United States.

Paul Mitchell the School-Rapid City offers a comprehensive education and certificate in cosmetology, esthetics, and nail technology.

The cosmetology program at Paul Mitchell the School-Rapid City consists of 1,500 hours of training, which can be completed in as little as 11 months. The program is designed to teach the students the skills and knowledge needed to become a cosmetologist. The program includes instruction in haircutting, hair coloring, styling, and chemical treatments.

The esthetics program is designed to teach students the skills and knowledge necessary to become licensed estheticians. Students are taught about skin care techniques, makeup application, hair removal, and other services that are commonly provided in spas and salons. This program also covers topics such as sanitation, safety, and client communication.

The Nail Technology program is focused on teaching students the art and science of nail care. Students learn how to perform manicures and pedicures, apply nail enhancements, and provide nail art services. The program also covers topics such as nail disorders, sanitation, and safety.

After completing these programs, graduates are eligible to take the state board licensing exam to become licensed professionals in their chosen field.

The school’s mission is to prepare it’s students for successful careers in the beauty industry through the classroom instruction and hands-on experience.

Paul Mitchell the School-Rapid City provides it’s students with the opportunity to gain practical experience through the school’s student salon. The salon is open to the public and allows students to practice their skills on real clients under the supervision of licensed instructors.

Paul Mitchell the School-Rapid City also offers a number of student services, including financial aid assistance, job placement assistance, and continuing education opportunities.

The school is committed to helping students achieve their career goals and provides a supportive learning environment to help them succeed.

The school’s facilities are modern and well-equipped, with state-of-the-art classrooms, a student salon, and a student lounge. The school also has a retail center where students can purchase professional-grade beauty products at discounted prices.

Paul Mitchell the School-Rapid City has a high graduation rate and is a top choice for aspiring beauty professionals in South Dakota and beyond.

Paul Mitchell the School-Rapid City is an excellent choice for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the beauty industry.

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:88
Undergraduate enrollment:88
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:10.2%
      Black or African American:1.1%
      Two or more races:10.2%

Programs Offered

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Programs Offered

  • Cosmetology
  • Nail Technology
  • Esthetics
  • Massage


 Program prices for full-time students2021-222020-212019-20
    Tuition & fees$13,985 $13,985 $13,985 
    Books and supplies$2,100 $2,100 $2,000 
      Room and board$17,275 $13,986 $6,450 
      Other expenses$7,719 $7,428 $3,763 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$7,525 $5,676 $3,763

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