For more than 40 years, Saddleback College’s Cosmetology and Esthetician programs have provided a direct pathway to employment in South Orange County’s buzzing beauty industry. The College partners with local beauty salons to provide hands-on training, while preparing students to pass the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology licensure exam.
Saddleback College’s Cosmetology program is fully accredited and nationally renowned, having ranked #14 among all U.S. programs in a study conducted by TheBestColleges.org.
$24,980 - $72,160
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Amazing Lash Studio
Yes! Turn your passion into a paycheck. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.
Hairdresser / Hairstylist / Cosmetologist - $25,660
Salon Supervisor - $39,360
Skincare Specialist - $30,590
Manicurist / Pedicurist - $24,980
Costume Attendant - $43,260
Make-up Artist - $72,160
Saddleback College offers one certificate program, and one occupational skills award through this program.
For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Cosmetology page.
Ulta Beauty * Sephora * Cosmoprof * The Estée Lauder Companies * coty * Amazing Lash Studio * SolanCentric * Drybar * Bluemercury, Inc. * And Many More! *
Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.
For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!