Information Sessions For RVCC Cosmetology, Esthetics Programs Set

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Learn more about Raritan Valley Community College’s Cosmetology program and its new Esthetics (skin care) program at two upcoming information sessions, April 25 and May 16, both from 5-6:30 p.m. The sessions will be held at the new Cosmetology Salon in the Workforce Training Center at the College’s Branchburg campus.

During the event, prospective students will be able to view and participate in hands-on hair demonstrations, meet the programs’ director, take part in a question-and-answer segment, and apply for either program. Light refreshments will be served.

RVCC’s Cosmetology and Esthetics programs feature an accomplished teaching staff, innovative teaching methods, and opportunities for job shadowing and salon practicum. The programs offer proactive job placement for graduates and other components critical to student success.

According to information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists was projected to grow 13 percent from 2014-2024, while employment for skin care specialists was projected to grow 12 percent.

To learn more about the Cosmetology or Esthetics programs, contact Marcia Bird at 908-526-1200, ext. 8618 or To register for either information session, contact Violet Lee at 908-526-1200, ext. 8471 or For additional information, visit  

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium.

RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses, and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit