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Get In, Get Out, Get Licensed, Go to Work! 

Students are now able to graduate in as little as 9 1/2 months!

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Choose Your Track!

Sunstate Academy is now offering a faster track to a career as a Cosmetologist.

Graduate in as little as 9 1/2 months.

If you want to take the traditional route, we have that option too!

Beautiful careers

can start here

At Sunstate Academy, a cosmetology school, we’ve got a different way of thinking about education.

We believe in quality over quantity when it comes to cosmetology training. Our hands-on curriculum is designed to excite our students and to deliver maximum impact, without the 5-day a week commitment.

Our Cosmetology program has it all. You’ll enjoy a wide array of training in everything from creating hot hairstyles to skincare techniques, and the latest in runway-worthy makeup trends to one-of-a-kind nail styling and art. You get to learn all of this from a team of talented and supportive instructors for only 3 days a week!

Is beauty school right for you?

Take our career readiness quiz to find out.

What You'll Learn

Sunstate Cosmetology students are trained to perform the following services on both male and female clients:

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Haircutting & Styling

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Hair Design

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Coloring & Lightening

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Scalp Treatments

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Skin Care

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Manicuring & Pedicuring

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Nail Extensions

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Tweezing & Waxing

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Chemical Waving

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Client Care & Safety

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Business Operations

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Makeup and Much More!

Why Choose Sunstate

A Cosmetology School

Choosing Sunstate Academy for your Cosmetology education is a great move for your future and here’s a few more reasons to get started now.

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You won’t just be getting training in techniques. Our curriculum includes training that will help you learn about client retention, product promotion, and other important professional skills that can help you build your cosmetology career and business skills!

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You’ll be learning what it’s like to work in a professional salon. Our salon is set up with fully-equipped hair, barber, manicure, and pedicure stations. Students get real-world experience working with clients in a professional environment!

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Cosmetology Tools

At Sunstate Academy, we understand how important it is to have the right tools of the trade. That’s why, during your training, you’ll be receiving a professional kit that includes all the essential tools of the trade to help you master all the skills you need to put you on the path to an exciting future in beauty!

No high school diploma?

NO PROBLEM! You can still get started on your future today.

Cosmetology Career Opportunities

Let’s get to work!

Our Cosmetology program is designed to help prepare students to pass the State Board examination and become fully-licensed cosmetologists! That means you’ll be qualified to apply for entry-level jobs creating signature looks for hair, nails or makeup at salons, spas, or any business looking for talented beauty professionals!

  • Cosmetologist
  • Fashion Show Stylist
  • Platform Artist
  • Celebrity Stylist
  • Make Up Artist
  • Cosmetology Educator
  • Salon Owner
  • Salon Manager
  • Nail Care Artist
  • Hair Color Specialist


We Our Grads!

For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program, and other important information:

Student Consumer Information

National Center for Education Statistics Campus Information

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Thinking about becoming a Cosmetologist?

Step 1: Experience what Sunstate is all about.
You may be asking yourself: Can I do this?
Can I afford to pay for this?
Is Sunstate the right place to do it?
The best way to get these questions answered, and more, is to come check us out.
Pick a date and time, and we'll do the rest!

Our Campus

Fort Myers

2040 Colonial Blvd. 
Fort Myers, FL 33907

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