Columbia Beauty School

Admissions Requrements

Below is a partial list of our Admission Requirements. For a Detailed List of all School Policies, you can request more information by completing our Online Request Form, or by giving us a call.

All students must attend a personal interview with a staff member.
Students must be at least 17 years old by their projected graduation date.
Students must have a valid driver's license, another Picture ID or birth certificate, as well as a social security card that can be copied for our files.
Once a student has decided to attend our institution, he/she must turn in a completed application for enrollment, along with a $50.00 application fee.
All students must take and pass an entrance exam.
It is preferable that all students have a High School Diploma or GED, and proof of educational level must be provided to the office; however, for those without Diplomas or GED's it is still possible to qualify for enrollment under certain circumstances. Please speak with a Staff Member or include all details on our Online Request Form.
All students meeting the Admissions requirements will be admitted for enrollment regardless of sex, race, age, religion or national origin.

Columbia Beauty School

Columbia Beauty School

The Cosmetology course is designed to ready you for the state license exam you will take in order to obtain employment in the Cosmetology field. You will participate in various theory and practical activities with a combination of lectures, hands on demonstrations and client services as follows:

Sanitation & Sterilization: 45 hrs
Personal Hygiene & Grooming 30 hrs
Professional Ethics 45 hrs
Public Relations, Salesmanship and Psychology   55 hrs
Anatomy 45 hrs
Dermatology 25 hrs
Trichology 24 hrs
Nail Structure 15 hrs
Chemistry 100 hrs
Safety Precautions 30 hrs
Shampoos & Rinses 45 hrs
Scalp & Hair Care Treatments 30 hrs
Hair Shaping 150 hrs
Hairstyling, to include:  
Thermal pressing, Thermal curling, Wiggery,  
Roller Placement, Molding, and Pin Curling 325 hours
Manicuring & Pedicuring 25 hrs
Chemical Waving & Relaxing 225 hrs
Hair Coloring & Lightening 225 hrs
Facials, Skin Care & Makeup 30 hrs
Rules, Regulations, Code 30 hrs


Total Length of Course


1500 hrs

Columbia Beauty School


Columbia Beauty School

1824 Airport Blvd • Cayce, SC 29033
(803) 796-5252 • Fax:  (803) 791-3883 • E-Mail:  [email protected]

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