How do I know which program is best for me?
We highly recommend looking into each of the programs that we offer and career opportunities with each of these. Additionally, you'll want to figure out what you'll enjoy studying and doing as a career. A great resource to help you would be the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
How do I get started?
Depending on which program you'd like to pursue, your options will vary. For our cosmetology and cosmetician programs, we recommend that you register and complete the onboarding with Saddleback College. Additionally, you will fill out a separate application and submit it to us for our onboarding.
Where can I get more information on program curricula and hours?
All of our program information including curriculum, hours, and detailed topics can be found in the school catalog under the 'School Info' tab at the top.
Where can I get more information on the class schedules?
The class schedules can be found in our orientation packet.
How much do the programs cost?
Our program costs can be found in our school catalog on pg. 14. These prices reflect the programs on a private pay basis (not Saddleback College). All costs regarding programs associated with Saddleback College will be found via Saddleback College.
How often do classes start?
Classes are start on rolling basis approximately every 2 months. Our homepage has a section that shows when our next start date is.
What is your orientation and is it mandatory?
It is highly recommended to attend our orientation (either online or in-person if available). The orientation will cover all the information regarding the programs and you will be able to choose the start date and schedule for the program you want.
Do you offer financial aid?
As of now, we do not take financial aid as we in progress of our accreditation status with the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) to accept federal financial aid. Students from Saddleback College may be able to qualify for other financial assistance programs such as the Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver. Additionally, we recommend students check our 'Grants & Scholarships' section under our School Info tab for information on scholarships.
What if I need to be absent from school during my program?
We offer leave of absences (LOA) for our students. These LOAs must be a minimum of 14 days and can be extended until 6 months.
What steps has your school taken for the COVID-19 pandemic?
We have implemented strict procedures and protocols for the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the safety of all students and personnel. We have incorporated a virtual classroom via Zoom for our theory coursework. For practical work, we have limited students on campus to ensure we are within CDC guidelines. Prior to the start of class, each student and staff member will fill out a questionnaire and will be screened for temperature. Our school is cleaned and disinfected regularly and after each class.
Students that exhibit any sort of symptoms will be required to stay at home.