The Pitt Community College Cosmetology program is one of the most distinguished and affordable programs in Eastern NC. Our PCC Hair Styling Academy offers 1500 hours of training through classroom hours as well as supervised practical experience. Students can earn their required hours and be eligible to sit for the North Carolina Cosmetic Arts Board licensing examination in just one year! Download a printable flyer.


We are currently accepting new students! You can register at the PCC Greenville Center located at 3107 S. Memorial Drive in Greenville, NC. Students must attend a mandatory orientation prior to the beginning of class. 

Admission Requirements

Students must be high school graduates. All students must take the Math and English/reading placement tests, administered in the Warren Building, room 2402. Call 252-493-7561 for hours of operation. Transfer students should provide a copy of their skills and hours transcript from their former cosmetology program. This skills and hours transcript must be approved to receive credit for those hours and advance in the PCC program.


Costs associated with the program include tuition which is $185.55 per semester for 4 semesters, uniforms (black scrubs), books (approximately $214), and a cosmetology kit.

Cosmetology Kit

You must be prepared to purchase a cosmetology kit on the first day of class. The kit can be purchased through Pitt Community College at the cost of $642. You may purchase a cosmetology kit elsewhere but all the items must be comparable to the PCC kit. In addition, your kit must be approved by PCC prior to the first day of class. PCC accepts cash, money orders, and debit/credit cards.

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