about us

Rituals Institute aligns with like minded individuals who want a successful career in cosmetology. We challenge students to be productive in a salon atmosphere as

they strive for technical excellence, as well as learn to give extraordinary care

to all the clients who come through our door.

Students learn from highly skilled instructors who have experience behind the chair

and in the classroom. Preparing students to pass the MT State Board exam is paramount to our program. Flexible monthly payment plans and part or full time enrollment available.

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guest services



institute / A list student


shampoo & blow out 

thermal iron Styling

wet set styling

up style


$16 / $18

$10 / $12 

$12 / $14

$13 / $15

$25 / $30

$10 / $15

for appointments call




custom conditioning treatment

scalp treatments

shine / glossing treatment

from $10

from $10

from $20

institute / A list student


weave foil

partial foil

lighten and tone

specialty color

color with foils


color correction

color cleanse

from $40 / $45

from $50 / $55

from $40 / $45

from $55 / $60

from $65

from $65

from $15

upon consultation

from $30

 (additional product charge may apply / does NOT include cut)


permanent wave

spiral permanent wave


$50 / $55

$60 / $75

$50 / $55

 (additional product charge may apply / does NOT include cut)

institute / A list student


We’ll customize your treatment, spending the most time using the technique that will achieve the best results for your skin type.

institute / A list student

Rituals Institute facial

exfoliation treatment

eye treatment

60 min $25 / $35      90 min $34 / $45




aroma body polish

aroma wrap treatment

aroma back treatment





institute / A list student

aroma spa manicure

aroma spa pedicure

nail art

shellac polish only

shellac manicure

shellac pedicure 

Rituals Institute manicure

Rituals Institute pedicure

mens sports pedicure

$15 / 17

$28 / $32




$38 / $42

$20 / $25

$34 / $38



makeup application

special occasion makeup


$15 / $20

institute / A list student


institute / A list student

brow / lip / chin / cheek

back / chest

half / full leg

half / full arm

bikini waxing

brazilian waxing from

full face


each $10

from $30

from $25 / $35

from $16 / $25








Cosmetology Program Tuition

Tuition $11995.00 

Student Kit $1250.00 (non refundable)

Pivot Point Digital Learning Curriculum Fee $650 (non refundable)  

Registration $100
Application for acceptance $25

Required Hours 1500 hours
Scheduled Hours of instruction are as follows

  • Full-time

Tuesday - Friday: 8:30-5:30, Saturday 8:00-5:00  (40 hours a week)

  • Part-time

Tuesday and Thursday: 8:30-6:30, Saturday 8:00-5:00 (27 hours a week) 


Start Dates


July 7, 2020

September 1, 2020



January 5, 2021

April 6, 2021

July 6, 2021

September 7, 2021
(Weeks and dates may vary due to holidays, student acceptance and/or missed time)


School Closure Dates



May 25 (Mon)



July 4 (Sat)


Sept 7 (Mon)


November 26, 27, 28 (Thur, Fri, Sat)


December 24, 25, 26 (Thur, Fri, Sat)




January 1 (Fri)

Cosmetology Course Timeline

Phase 1 

In this phase students will learn the fundamentals of a consultation, haircutting, shampoo, condition, hair styling, sanitation, disinfection, safe practices and state board preparation.  Students will not be on the clinic floor at this time. 


Phase 2 

In this phase students will learn the fundamentals of color application, consultation, and color theory.  Students will also learn state board preparation, and after reaching 300 hours, students will start on the clinic floor taking guests who shampoo styles and haircuts.


Phase 3

Students will learn the fundamentals of skincare.  Learn texture, basic facials, nails services, body waxing and body treatments.  Students will now be accepting color clients on the clinic floor. 

Phase 4

Students will explore new make-up techniques, up styles, color application, and haircutting.  Students will now be taking skincare, body waxes, and body treatments on the clinic floor. 


Phase 5 

Students will focus on a more advanced level of acrylic nails and hard gels.  Students will also prepare for the State Board and give all services on the clinic floor. 


Phase 6 

Students will learn business skills, and on the clinic floor will practice salon life. 


Phase 7

Students will prepare for the State Board exams while finishing up their hours to graduate. 


Course Breakdown
chemical services- 395 hours
chemistry, bacteriology, sanitation- 60 hours
esthetics- 110 hours
haircutting- 155 hours
manicuring- 95 hours
shampoo and hairstyling- 195 hours
salon management, business methods, customer service- 115 hours
instruction at the institute discretion- 375 hours

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Schedule a tour and get all of your questions answered.  Scholarships are available. Full time and part time students accepted. Pay your tuition with a flexible monthly payment plan.

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A Rituals Institute tour is full of helpful info, you'll learn all about the Rituals Institute difference, you'll meet our instructors and find out what a day in the life of a student looks like, as well as a opportunity to plan your future as a beauty professional.
Call now! 406-652-2700


Gift cards are available

in any denomination and are the perfect gift idea for everyone.

Purchase gift cards at Rituals Spa & Salon or Rituals Institute for use at either location.


Gift card are a final purchase and cannot be refunded.


Tues-Fri: 9:30-5pm
Saturday: 8:30am-5pm
Sun-Mon: Closed


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