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The Cosmetology program prepares students to enter the world of hair design, skin care, nail care and enhancements by teaching the required skills for success in a competitive industry. Students will develop communication skills, professional behavior, and the core skills of working in or building a salon business. Students will work with salon guests in a modern, well-equipped salon and will perform these skills with the newest techniques, products and equipment in the industry. At the end of the program, students will be qualified to take the Utah State Cosmetology Licensing Exams (a valid US Social Security Number and Government issued ID is necessary for licensure)

Cost Summary

$45 Adult college admission fee
$2,190 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$4,420 Student tuition and fees **
$3,152 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Upcoming Class Schedule:

Course Class Start Class End
COSM 1150: Cosmetology I 06/15/20 07/20/20
COSM 1155: Cosmetolgy II 07/21/20 08/28/20
COSM 1160: Cosmetology Nails 07/22/20 10/22/20
COSM 1165: Cosmetology Esthetics 08/04/20 10/21/20
COSM 1160: Cosmetology Nails 08/04/20 10/20/20

Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (adult students only).
  • Complete program placement assessments as noted below.

Critical Program Information

Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)

Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 237 - 300
Alternate Documentation


Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 249
Alternate Documentation

  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Available Licensing/Certifications

Cosmetology License (State of Utah)

Transfer Options

Academic agreements are used to identify comparable courses or pathways between educational institutions. These allow you to receive credit at a receiving institution without having to duplicate courses recently completed.

In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.


96%Placement Rate

97% Licensure Rate

Program Faculty

Carol Anderson
High School Diploma, Certification from Weber State University

Jill Devitt
High School Diploma, Certificate from Mary Kawakaini College of Beauty

Kimberly Johnson
Certificate from Bountiful International Institute of Hair Design

Krista Buelo
High School Diploma, Certification from Talyor Andrew Academy

Cherrene Pinder
High School Diploma, Certificate from Marinello School of Beauty

Cindy Wood
High School Diploma, Certificate from International Institute of Hair Design

Heidi Sholly
High School Diploma, Certificate from Stacey's College of Beauty

Marci Whitesides
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

Paige Lee
High School Diploma, Certificate from Paul Mitchell School

Pearl Ranzenberger
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

Penny Romero
High School Diploma, Certificate from Weber State University

Rachel Allred
High School Diploma, Certificate from Marinello School Beauty

Viana Brower
High School Diploma, Certificate from Dallas Roberts Academy

*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.

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Enrollment Steps


Complete college application and pay fee


Complete Placement Assessments


Enroll in program


Meet with Financial Aid Department


Pay tuition and fees


Purchase Burmax Cosmetology Kit with Sheers, cosmetology apron, name tag, textbook bundle


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