Meagon Rosner

Graduating from PCI prepared me for all my dreams to come true. Going through 15 months of school was definitely trying, but having mentors and educators that keep you on track and moving forward seriously makes a difference. After graduating, I worked at two separate salons doing chair rental. I’ve now been a salon owner […] Read more

Megan Moore

Megan Moore – Licensed Cosmetologist and Makeup Artist at Bella Hair Salon “I finally feel like I can start my career and do everything that I’ve dreamed of doing. PCI Academy has given me all of the tools to start my own business and be excited about that. PCI has helped me reach my goals […] Read more

Amie Lauer

Amie Lauer – Licensed Massage Therapist at Finesse Spa and Salon “The massage program at PCI Academy provided everything I was looking for in a school. Not only did I receive hands-on training with massage, I also gained the knowledge to truly understand how massage benefits the body through in-depth anatomy and physiology. The educators at […] Read more

Kelsey Ambler

Kelsey Ambler – Owner and Licensed Cosmetologist at Ambellish Salon “I’ve always wanted to own a salon and boutique, since I was a little girl. I grew up in the industry. Between my business degree and PCI Academy, I was ready shortly after building my clientele to open a salon. PCI really helped me with […] Read more

Brie Bogard

Brie Bogard – Nail Tech at Estillo Salon and Day Spa “I graduated a cosmetologist, but decided nails were my passion. PCI Academy helped me because I was encouraged to follow what I believed I wanted to do. They were all very encouraging and supportive with me pursuing my nail tech goals. It gave me […] Read more

Thomas Stoops

No one speaks better for PCI Academy than our graduates. We recently took a few minutes to sit down and chat with grad Thomas Stoops of Radiance Salon inside Dolce Vita Salon Suites. PCI: What has your life been like since graduating from PCI Academy? Thomas: I’ve worked behind the chair, done hair and makeup […] Read more

Parisa P

Parisa P., Level 4A graduate, PCI Academy, Plymouth MN My life has changed since attending PCI academy. I am much more optimist about life and trials that come my way. I’ve really learned that no matter how people treat you or what people say, it’s always best to remain positive for your own sake. I […] Read more

Aurilla Goldsmith

Aurilla Goldsmith, a 2010 graduate of PCI Academy’s cosmetology program, has created a career that includes personal work as a cosmetologist, as a photo session stylist and with Martin Parsons, a Canadian known for training stylists in high fashion hairstyling. A graduate of Corning High School, Corning Iowa in 2007, Aurilla continued her education at […] Read more

Ashlee Ferlitsch

I love it in Iowa City!!! I love my job!!! I would say the most valuable thing I took away from school was learning how to connect with people, learning how to take a one-time guest and turn them into a repeat request guest. I have taken so many of the tricks I learned from […] Read more

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Spring has sprung! Finally! Our skin doesn't have Spring has sprung! Finally! Our skin doesn't have to suffer in the cold of winter any more! 😂

How are you spending the first day of Spring?

Spring has sprung! Finally! Our skin doesn't have to suffer in the cold of winter any more! 😂

How are you spending the first day of Spring?

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🚨 Interested in pursuing a career in the beauty/wellness business? WE GOT YOU!! Our career coaches in all 3 of our locations are now doing virtual visits through FaceTime or Zoom! 🚨
To start your journey, click here to apply or to schedule a virtual visit. >> https://pci-academy.com/enrollment-application/
We can't wait for you to get started! 😊

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Over the weekend, our State government has recommended that schools close for a period of time. For our students, staff, and guests’ safety, we will be closing PCI Academy from Wednesday March 18th - up to Sunday April 12th for our Ames and Iowa City, IA locations and Wednesday March 18th - up to Sunday March 29th for our Plymouth, MN location. As the situation keeps evolving, we will be keeping you up to date of any changes. This closure will affect all school related activities in our buildings including continuing education classes, salon hiring fairs, guest speakers, etc.

Our guest service teams will be reaching out to reschedule your visits or you can give us a call today. Starting tomorrow, March 18th we will be taking future appointments and returning phone calls Monday-Thursday from 12pm-6pm and Saturdays 10am-4pm. You can also reach us through email bsnider@pci-academy.com. Please call:

Ames: 515.232.7250
Iowa City: 319.800.6466
Plymouth: 763.504.2772

We know that this has a huge impact on everyone in the upcoming weeks. Please know we care and are concerned for you and your family’s health and safety.

We appreciate your continued support of our students learning and look forward to serving you when we return.

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From all of us at PCI Academy to all of YOU! Happy From all of us at PCI Academy to all of YOU! Happy St. Patrick’s day 🍀🌈

From all of us at PCI Academy to all of YOU! Happy St. Patrick’s day 🍀🌈 ...

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