Find out more about nail technician schools here.

Connecticut offers many different opportunities through studying at schools and colleges for those who are looking to make a good living as nail technicians. Enter your ZIP below to see where you can train nearby to become a CT nail technician.

It’s worth noting that Connecticut is the one location in the United States that currently doesn’t require nail technicians to be licensed. This means that there are no state certifications or license requirements. In fact, current state law mandates that nothing should prohibit a nail technician from being able to manicure fingernails or pedicure toenails for cosmetic purposes. Furthermore, state-overseen certification isn’t required for many other beauty procedures as well.

However, with that being said, nail technicians in Connecticut are currently not permitted to cut nail beds/corns/calluses or perform any type of medical treatments that involve either the foot or the ankle.

Although there are no licensing requirements for nail technicians in Connecticut, it is still a good idea to go through a comprehensive program. This will help you confidently prepare for your career and give you all of the skills that you need in order to succeed.

These types of programs are offered at various cosmetology and nail technician schools in many locations throughout the state. Training centres have many different areas of study that mirror those offered in states that do require licenses.

Due to the overall lack of licensing requirements for nail technicians in Connecticut, there are many cosmetology and beauty schools throughout the state that design these programs in a way that essentially allow graduates to become eligible to sit for other state licensing examinations if they wish to do so.

Also take a look at the different supplies you’ll need — including tools and equipment — in order to do your nail training.

All Natural Beauty School of Cosmetology – Windsor, CT

Carmen’s Academy Of Nails & Skin Care – Middlebury, CT

Connecticut School of Nails – Wallingford, CT

Creative Hairdressing and Barber Schools – Enfield

Creative Hairdressing and Barber Schools – Manchester


Pawcatuck School-Hair Design – Pawcatuck, CT

Renasci Academy of Hair Inc – Norwalk, CT

Stat Training Center – Bridgeport, CT

Visions Academy – Hair Dressing – West Hartford, CT

NOTE: Marinello Schools are now closed. The listings below remain for reference only.
Marinello Schools of Beauty – East Hartford CLOSED

Marinello Schools of Beauty – Fairfield CLOSED

Marinello Schools of Beauty – Hamden

Marinello Schools of Beauty – Meriden

Marinello Schools of Beauty – Torrington

Connecticut is a beautiful place to study the nail arts especially in the fall.
Some New England sites by Clockwise from top: Robbie Shade; Marc Berry Reid; Doug Kerr; Doug Kerr; Roy Saplin [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Marinello Schools of Beauty – Willimantic

Nirvana Salon Academy – Wethersfield

Belle Academy of Cosmetology – Waterbury, CT


Visit Connecticut Department of Public Health to learn about nail technician certification and license requirements.

More interested in other types of beauty schools? Check out our pages that list connecticut schools for makeup artists, estheticians, cosmetologists and barbers.

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Institute of Aesthetic Arts – Southbury, CT

North Haven Academy Paul Mitchell Partner School – North Haven, CT

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