We are glad you are considering a career in the exciting beauty industry. After reviewing the following enrollment information regarding program curriculum, the ‘how to’ get started and general admission requirements, contact our Admissions office for additional assistance.

You can call 209-524-5184 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and set an appointment with our admissions representative. Class space, per program, is limited so contact us as soon as possible to reserve and ensure that the class start date that fits your schedule is available.

The school practices no discrimination in its employment, admission, instruction, or graduation policies, on the basis of race, color, age, ethnic origin, handicap, religion, sex, creed, and financial status, area of origin or residence.

2020 Accreditation Outcomes - NACCAS (National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences)

Our Annual Report is due to NACCAS by November 30 of every year.  For 2020 NACCAS' due date is April 30, 2022.  The figures below are from 2020 Students and was submitted to NACCAS April 29, 2022.

For all programs combined:                            Cosmetology:                Esthetician:                Manicuring/Nail Care 102        Manicuring/Nail Care

Graduation Rate:            85.71%                               66.67%                             100%                                85.71%                                              N/A

Placement Rate:            51.85%**                             66.67%                               50%**                             45.45%**                                           N/A

Licensure Rate:               100%                                  100%                                100%                               100%                                                N/A

**The Institution's accrediting agency has allowed flexibilities to the institution in the publication of its student outcame rates if the COVID-19 Pandemic has significantly impacted the ability of students to successfully graduate, sit for licensure and/or obtain employment.  Any rates reported above that have been modified in accordance with these flexibilities have been adjusted in one of the following manners as indicated.

**Esthetician Placement Rates and Manicuring/Nail Care 102 Placement Rates:

1.  Some students who previously enrolled at this institution and were unable to successfully obtain employment attested that they were unable or unwilling to do so specifically due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Students who made such attestations have been excluded from the calculation of this rate.

2.  As State and/or local restrictions with respect to the COVID-19 Pandemic have significantly impacted the ability of this institution's students to obtain employment, this rate referenced above is indicative and those students not in item 1 above are included in the final outcomes.  

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Before enrolling in any program, prospective students should take into consideration the personal demands and obligations of attending California Beauty College. Choosing the right time to start school is necessary for successful program completion. Students need positive motivation and a strong personal commitment to make the necessary preparations to attend all classes as scheduled and to complete the training on-time. Prospective students prior to enrolling must consider the class attendance schedule versus a work schedule, their financial preparedness, dependable child care, back-up day care, transportation costs, physical stamina and their overall demands of becoming a student. Preparation, planning and having a thorough understanding of the school’s attendance guidelines and satisfactory progress policy will allow students to be successful CBC designers. Correct planning and a positive outcome involves knowing the expected amount of time to complete the program while developing a personal financial budget accordingly.


CBC accepts candidates for admissions as regular students with the following:

  • Applicants of any program offered at California Beauty College must have a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED) (transcripts and or diploma are acceptable documentation)*
  • You must be at least 17 years of age
  • A valid Social Security card and number is required.
  • Acceptable documentation must be provided prior to enrollment.

*CBC will verify the validity of a submitted diploma prior to enrollment. A prospective student may submit a certified high school transcript showing entrance and graduation dates and must include course information. If a diploma is not available the student is encouraged to complete and provide a GED certificate prior to enrollment..