Students who are interested in enrolling into Cosmo Beauty Academy may do so by calling and setting up an appointment at (916) 779-0134 and bringing the following: Proof of Identification issued by the United States Government, Social Security Card, High School Diploma or GED and the registration fee.

Enrollment Requirements:

  • Student must be at least 18 years old. 17 years of age is acceptable if the student has a high school diploma or the equivalent.
  • Take and pass an entrance exam given by Cosmo Beauty Academy
  • A high school diploma or G.E.D. or have received a passing score from an ability to benefit test approved by the Department of Education and was enrolled in an accredited program before July 1st, 2012.
  • Applicants who immigrated to the United States and cannot provide an actual copy of a high school diploma or its equivalent will have to obtain a G.E.D.
  • Valid Social Security Card
  • Have a valid government issued I.D. Card. (Driver’s License, any state, State issued Identification card; Military Identification; United States Passport; Resident Alien – I 551; Employment Authorization – I-7666; I-666B; Certificate of United States Citizenship; United States Citizen Identification Card – I-197; Alien Registration Card – I-5.
  • Registration fee of $100.00 (which is non-refundable and must be paid prior to enrollment)
  • Attend a mandatory orientation class before the beginning of the first day of class
  • $10.00 fee for every credit report ran for potential co-signers. CBA may require your student account to be secured by someone with good credit due to the issue of supplies and textbooks during the first week of class.
  • We are a learning environment that believes in high expectations from our students. During the enrollment process, we will determine if you are the appropriate fit for our institution with a rating system that evaluates your overall attitude, punctuality, and ability to follow instructions by bringing in required paperwork to complete your enrollment.

Licensure Requirements:

  • Applicant must be at least 17 years of age.
  • Applicant must have completed at least the tenth grade or its equivalent, High school diploma or GED.
  • Applicant must complete all requirements and clock hours for their prescribed course.
  • Applicant must submit the required forms for the examination and pay all required fees.
  • Applicant must pass a licensing examination by the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.
  • Applicant must be able to travel to the examination facility in either Fairfield or Glendale, California.
  • Each applicant must have a Government approved Picture Identification Card and a valid Social Security Number.
    • *Students will not be able to obtain a license or employment without a valid social security number.*

 Overall Outcome Rates for all 3 programs are:

  • 2015 Completion rates is 75.31%
  • 2015 Licensure rate is 65.67%
  • 2015 Placement rate is 91.53%

We are accredited through:

      National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences
      4401 Ford Avenue, Suite 1300
      Alexandria, VA 22302
      Tel: (703) 600-7600
      Fax: (703) 379-2200

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Cosmo Beauty Academy


3500 Fulton Ave 
Sacramento, CA 95821
Tel: 916.779.0143
Fax: 916.480.9273

Cosmo Hours

School Hours
Tuesday - Friday
9:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Clinic Hours
Tuesday - Friday
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday & Monday

Our Mission

To produce students who will have the required talent, skills, and knowledge for both the technical and practical portions of the course so that upon graduation they will be prepared to pass the written and practical examinations administered by the State Board of Cosmetology. more