Professional Cosmetology Education Center is now the University of Aesthetics & Cosmetology!  Let us know how we can help you achieve your dream of becoming a licensed professional in cosmetology and/or aesthetics!


Become an Arkansas licensed cosmetologist. You will learn hair-styling, color, make-up, skincare, & nail technology.

Instructor Programs

Become a licensed cosmetology instructor (cosmetology license required) or become a licensed aesthetics instructor (aesthetics license required).

Want to know more about our campus, our programs, schedules, financial aid, or something else?  We’re here for you.  Let’s schedule a call, a video chat, or even better-come in for a tour. 

Our Partners in Your Education

Accreditation & Industry Associations



Middle States accreditation is a multifaceted evaluation process that schools and school systems voluntarily use to demonstrate they are meeting a defined set of research-based performance standards.

Proud Member AACS

American Association of Cosmetology Schools

We are proud to support our school association, the American Association of Cosmetology Schools.


Arkansas Cosmetology School Owners Association

We are proud to support the Arkansas Cosmetology School Owners Association.

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Professional Beauty Association

We are proud to support the Professional Beauty Association

We Support Our Local Associations

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El Dorado Chamber of Commerce

We are proud to support the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce

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Murphy Arts District is MAD

We are proud to support the Murphy Arts District...MAD!







*These policies are not inclusive.  For additional information; including, but not limited to policies, please see our Official School Catalog.

Your rights as a student (consumer) are important to us.  For additional information, please see our Official School Catalog.

Beauty Changes Lives is supported by the beauty industry (schools, professionals, vendors, etc.). Beauty Changes Lives offers scholarships & information to encourage future beauty professionals to go to school & join the fun!

Beauty Changes Lives has also prepared the following documents to help you learn more about joining the beauty industry.

The American Association of Cosmetology Schools is an association of schools that supports education & careers in beauty. 

O*Net is the Occupational Information Network.  It's free & contains occupation information on many different careers.  Below, find links to cosmetology, aesthetics, & instructor careers.

Throughout this website you will find resources for you to determine if a professional career is right for you.  Many of these resources will include information about job demand & income potential.  However, this information can be misleading; these may be averages or may be outdated.  This Institution cannot tell you that you will be able to find a job or earn a specified amount.  It is up to you to determine through careful research by talking with potential employers in your desired area about job availability & earning potential. 

VA Information & Disclosures

Student Financial Assistance

Title IX Coordinator

Title IX Coordinator

Jill Hanry, Admissions, PCEC
460 N. Washington Ave.
Tel.  870.776.8865

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