Admissions & Finance

Admissions & Financial Aid

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.

Financial Aid:

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Our financial aid representatives are available in-person to help you answer any questions and develop a plan that works for you. 

Enrollment Requirements

  • Applicant must be at least 17 years of age.
  • 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.

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:

  • 2016 Completion rate is 77.14%
  • 2016 Licensure rate is 93.15%
  • 2016 Placement rate is 72.84%
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