In the School's Words
Our Mission at Elite Cosmetology School is to promote excellence through effective educators, a diversified curriculum, strategic industry business training, the highest quality products and a hands-on learning approach. Elite Cosmetology School’s focus is to empower all of our students to develop integrity, creativity, leadership, the knowledge to attain success in all future endeavors. At Elite Cosmetology School, we create graduates who have the desire and capacity to contribute to the enhancement of the cosmetology industry we love.
With a focus on educating through a diversified curriculum and a unique approach, Elite Cosmetology School is truly separated from the rest. We not only educate on a specific specialty of your chosen, but also apply the business acumen needed to excel at your craft, manage your clientele business and/or run your own Salon.
Here at Elite, Cosmetology is not just your first step to another job, but it is an opportunity for a career. We focus on giving you the tools to learn, engage and immerse yourself in an experience that promotes an atmosphere fully preparing you for the world of Cosmetology.
Whether that is as a Stylist, Esthetician, Barber, or Business Owner, the choice is yours. We not only know the industry, but we live the industry. We are not only educators, but salon owners. We are not only a school, but a family.
Elite Cosmetology School programs are designed to give our students the best background and experience to meet the needs of a demanding profession in cosmetology. Thanks to our intensive theory, skill development and business development courses, our students graduate better prepared for life in the industry than many of today’s working professionals.
Cosmetology is a 1600 clocked hour course, as required by the State of California to apply for the license examination. The program consists of theory, practical training and technical instruction including all practices of cosmetology, including training in courtesy and professional attitude in working with the public. Performing work on a variety of people each day, you will be assisting them with shampoo & cut, perm, color & styling, manicures, pedicures, facials, & waxing.
Barbering is a 1500 clocked hour course, as required in order to apply for the license examination. The program consists of theory, practical training and technical instruction. At Elite, you will receive the guidance you need and the hands-on training you deserve. You will learn everything from precision haircutting, including fades, shape ups, and color, along with shaving and grooming. In addition to all this you will learn the personal and business skills you need to build a career in this booming industry.
Esthetician (skin care) is a 600 clocked hour course, as required by the State of California to apply for the license examination. The program consists of theory, practical training and technical instruction including all practices of skin care, including training in courtesy and professional attitude in working with the public. It includes performing several types of facials, micro-derm abrasion, make-up application and waxing.
Must be CA Licensed Cosmetologist to enroll
The Barbering Crossover course of study consists of 300 clocked hours covering all phases of Barbering as required by the California State Department of Barbering and Cosmetology pursuant to section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology require only 200 hours as a requisite to test for the Barbering License. Elite Cosmetology requires an additional 100 hours in coursework and State Board preparation to ensure the student is prepared to take the barbering exam.
Elite Cosmetology School offers the following programs.
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Accreditation or State Approval
One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.
To apply to this school, there is a $100 application fee.
54% of students received financial aid
On average, students received $4,586 in financial aid.
89% female, 11% male
Race / Ethnicity Ratio
30% white, 41% Hispanic / Latino, 5% African American, 4% Asian American
76 students are enrolled in this school