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CSM Cosmetology

Health & Wellness Building 5, Room 251
For appointments or application inquiries
call (650) 574-6361.
The Cosmetology program at College of San Mateo is designed to give students the finest training and experience available, and prepares them to take the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology examination for licensure as a cosmetologist.

Through the expertise of a talented faculty and exposure to professional cosmetologists and salon owners, students can learn hair design, hair coloring, hair analysis, skin care, nail care, and aesthetic enhancement of the body.

Skilled cosmetologists find employment with full-service and specialty salons. Licensed cosmetologists also have the freedom to work either full or part-time, and employment opportunities are available without regard to gender or age.

The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology displays the average pass rate for all California Beauty schools. College of San Mateo's pass rates are below.
  • Practical Exam: 100%
  • Written Exam: 74%