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St. Louis' premier skin care school

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January 8th, 2018 - August 24th, 2018
March 12th, 2018 - October 26th, 2018
May 14th, 2018 - January 18th, 2019
August 6th, 2018 - March 22nd, 2019
October 8th, 2018 - May 24th, 2019

* Estimated Graduation Date is dependent on class attendance record and clinic attendance


Graduation Rate:  85%

Licensing Exam Pass Rate:  100%
Job Placement Rate: 70%
Tuition: $12,990
Median Debt for Graduates: $9,500
Skin Institute OPE ID#041740-00 /CIP CODE#12.0409

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All services performed by students under supervision of International Dermal Institute trained instructors. 


To enroll in our esthetics program, you must be at least l7 years of age and be a high school graduate with a diploma, or have a GED certificate. The Skin Institute Program is a 900 hour Esthetics state board Course Study and Dermalogica Enhanced Curriculum Program


Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Full time day programs are available to assist you in making the right choice for your lifestyle and schedule. Please contact us for more information.


There are various convenient ways to fund your education at the SKIN Institute. Please contact us to inquire about tuition costs and payment plans. 


Monday - Friday By Appointment Only


Be a part of a team at a salon, day spa or skin care center. Become a makeup artist to the stars! Start your own business. Be forever satisfied working one on one with each client on the treatment room to achieve the results they desire in a salon or spa. Join a Professional Medical team, Dermatologists or Cosmetic Surgeons to be a part of improving their patient's appearance, self-esteem and skin condition. Launch your own skin care center! Explore your creativity in television, film or print as a professional makeup artist. Join a skin care company to train and educate professionals on the latest treatments and product innovations. There is no limit to where your dream can take you! 


The curriculum at SKIN Institute meets all state requirements for hours of study. All courses include extensive instruction and practical experience. SKIN Institute is dedicated to preparing our students to not only pass the state licensing examination, but to empower our students to build personal confidence to become successful right from the start. Students of SKIN Institute esthetics program are certified by both Dermalogica and Epionce, two of the most recognized professional skincare organizations in skincare technology. Certification from these two skincare industry leaders guarantee that graduates of SKIN Institute are trained in the latest and most advanced skincare technology. SKIN Institute goes beyond the requirements of the state board licensing examination to ensure that students are prepared to handle themselves in a professional environment and offer clients the best skincare service available. Because of the advanced training that SKIN Institute students receive, these graduates are highly sought after by the area’s top skincare therapist’s employers. 

Program Overview/Class Schedule 

SKIN Institute is a nationally accredited Esthetics school that offers a dedicated program to become a licensed skin therapist in a professional environment, allowing future professionals to master their skills at providing state-of-the-art skin treatments. We utilize an advanced educational system developed in alliance with The International Dermal Institute and Epionce. The program is focused on personalized attention to bring a new depth of understanding and knowledge of classical professional techniques like European skin care treatments and speed waxing, as well as the emergent technology of cutting edge product ingredients, aromatherapy and total body wellness. Students are trained to become certified by Dermalogica, Epionce and Rx Systems, ensuring that they will be able to learn even the most advanced medical esthetics protocols. The program is designed to promote confidence and the ability to achieve the status of successful skin therapist upon graduation.