How much time does it take to complete? The length of each course is determined by clock hours.  Each course has minimum hour requirements set by the Oregon Health Licensing Board.  The State of Oregon requires 2300 hours for the full Cosmetology course and 500 hours for the Esthetics course.  At the College of Cosmetology, depending on your chosen course, it can be done in as little as 4—15 months.  · Cosmetology  -  2300 Hours – 15 months · Hair Design & Nail Technology -  2050 Hours – 14 months · Hair Design -  1700 Hours – 11 months · Barbering -  1350 Hours – 9 months · Nail Technology & Esthetics  -  850 Hours – 6 months · Nail Technology -  600 Hours –4 months · Esthetics - 500 Hours – 5 months (part-time course)         FAQ’s (frequently asked questions) Back