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Cosmetology

Overview

Whether your goal is to become a full-service salon cosmetologist or you wish to pursue a career as a make-up artist, aesthetician, hair colorist or more, ASUN provides you a solid foundation in cosmetology. You may also choose to fortify your training with a business degree with salon ownership in mind. All students are actively prepared and encouraged to complete the Arkansas Department of Health Cosmetology State Licensing Exam. Students who have completed our Cosmetology Program have been accepted by employers like Sport Clips, Great Clips, J.C. Penney Salon, Regis, and more.

Have you found your starting point? Apply to the Cosmetology program today. 

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The Cosmetology and Aesthetic programs require any potential student to submit a separate application for the program. The student must be accepted into the program before the student will be allowed to take courses.

Download the Cosmetology application here
Download the Aesthetics application here.

Cosmetology - Technical Certificate
Cosmetology Instructor Trainee - Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 1 semester + 1 summer term

Gainful Employment Information

Campus Availability: Marked Tree

Course Availability: Fall, Spring, Summer

2021-2022 Cosmetology Instructor Degree Plan

Click here to access previous Technical Certificate Degree Plans

Aesthetics - Certificate of Proficiency

Length of Program: 1 semester 

Campus Availability: Marked Tree

Course Availability: Fall and Spring

Complete the Aesthetics application here. 

2021-2022 Certificate of Proficiency Degree Plan

Click here to access previous Technical Certificate Degree Plans

Beyond ASUN: Additional Education and Licensures

In order to enter the workplace, each graduate must test, pass, and receive the appropriate licensure, To learn more about the required licensures, click here

Beyond ASUN: Career Options

Below is more information on careers in Cosmetology. 

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Questions? Email the Office of Career Services at

Below is more information on careers as a Cosmetology Instructor. 

Below is more information on careers in Aesthetics. 

 

Beyond ASUN: Transfer Information and Articulation Agreements

Additional Information Coming Soon! 

Paying for College: Financial Aid Eligibility and Tuition and Fees

Below is more information concerning financial aid eligibility. 

Academic Degree

Title IV (Pell, Loans, FWS, and other federal grants)

ASUN Institutional Scholarships  

Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarships 

Private Scholarships 

Certificate of Proficiency

Not Eligible 

Eligible 

TBD

Eligible 

Technical Certificate

Eligible 

Eligible

Eligible

Eligible

Associate of Applied Science

Eligible

Eligible

Eligible

Eligible

Click here for more information about financial aid and scholarships

If you have questions, please email financialaid@asun.edu . 

Click here to view ASUN's current tuition and fees

Below is an estimate of the total cost of a Technical Certificate in Cosmetology.

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Below is an estimate of the total cost of a Technical Certificate in Cosmetology Instructor Trainee.

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Below is an estimate of the total cost of a Certificate of Proficiency in Aesthetics. 

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