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We offer what you need to achieve success. Come explore and find out why so many students have decided to call one of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District the pathway to their future.

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Library Info
Library Information
Ozuna Library and Learning Center
Cir (210) 486-3555
Ref (210) 486-3557
June 4 – July 29
(4-day work week)
Mon–Thurs: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Fri–Sun: Closed
Closed July 4th
Computer Lab

Tutoring Services

Gutierrez Learning
Labs -105

Having Technical Problems?

IT Services
Ozuna 121 and 150

About Us

Beautify your career! Interested in pursuing a career in the beauty and wellness industry? Learn the foundational skills and latest trends across an array of beauty services in a professional learning studio supplied with CHI products. Pursue your interests in cosmetology or esthetics and be prepared with the knowledge needed to earn a state license to begin your career.

The Cosmetology program at Palo Alto College allows students to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree with transferable credits to a college or university to pursue a bachelor degree and creating a foundation for entrepreneurial development.

Students in the Cosmetology program can also pursue a 25-credit-hour Esthetician Specialty Certificate to become a skin and facial specialist or 45-credit-hour Cosmetology Operator Level 2 Certificate to also provide hair and nail care services. All Cosmetology courses will be taught in a new 3,800-square-foot full-service Learning Studio with 26 hair stations, 16 nail stations, and a dedicated esthetics room.

View this flyer for more information about the program.

Contact Information

Interim Academic Director:
Dolores Zapata-Caballero
Phone: 210-486-3935
Location: San Jacinto 225

For appointments, please call

Location: San Jacinto 225

BOLD Advising Center

Palomino Center Annex 200