Independence College of Cosmetology

Beauty & Spas | Independence, MO


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Your future is our focus.  Let us help you reach your goal in the beauty industry.  Our success is proven by our graduates’ success!


 Independence College of Cosmetology was founded in 1960 and has continually been an active part of the historic Independence, Missouri business community.  We have the experience to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of the beauty salons in this area by educating students to be proficient in areas that surpass simple licensure.  Let us help you turn your creative talent into a career. 


Our Cosmetology course is 1,500 hours with Tuesday through Saturday full-time or part-time attendance choices.  We teach the exceptional Pivot Point Designer's Approach educational system.  Students receive six textbooks as well as online access, 24-7, to their books, the videos used in class, quizzes and other helpful material.  Pivot Point focuses on the why behind the how of cosmetology.  The College also focuses on a strong understanding of the chemistry of hair that allows graduates to excel wherever they go to work.


Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Our Esthetics course is 1,500 hours, full-time, Tuesday through Saturday.  The curriculum follows the CIDESCO standards which are recognized worldwide and include facials, waxing, massage, makeup, reflexology, body treatments, nail care and state law.   

 Independence College of Cosmetology was the second esthetics school in the United States to be CIDESCO approved.


Our mission is to provide a world class, quality education, provide a higher level of customer satisfaction, promote pride, self-esteem and motivation, provide the skills and knowledge to pass the State Board exam and prepare the student for job readiness around the world.

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Hours of Operation

  • tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • friday 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • saturday 8:30am - 4:30pm


  • Admissions
  • CIDESCO Preparatory Class
  • Esthetics (skin) Services
  • Hair Services
  • Natural Nail Services


  • Free paraffin hand treatment when you mention the FOX4TV web site.

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815 West 23rd Street
Independence, MO 64055
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