Student Right to Know


The content of this document is provided for the information of the student. It is accurate at the time of printing, but is subject to change as deemed appropriate to fulfill State College of Beauty Culture’s role or mission or to accommodate circumstances beyond the beauty college’s control. Any such changes may be implemented without prior notice, without obligation, and unless specified, are effective when made.

All students are reminded to read carefully the sections of the catalog pertaining to them. Lack of awareness of policies or requirements will not serve as a justifiable excuse at a later date.


President / School Administrator
Andrea L. Burns
Vice President / Financial Aid Officer
Daniel A. Burns


Department of Safety and Professional Services
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708
(608) 266-2112


National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences
3015 Colvin Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 600-7600 Fax (703)-379-2200


CEA – Cosmetology Educators Association
AACS – American Association of Cosmetology Schools
PBA – Professional Beauty Association

Beauty School Student Information

Diversity In Admissions Statement

State College of Beauty Culture welcomes to its learning community women and men of diverse backgrounds, religious affiliations, ethnic and racial identifications, and sexual orientations. It is the basic policy of State College of Beauty Culture to administer its employment and admissions practices – including those pertaining to recruitment, hiring, transfers, promotions, tuition remission, compensation, benefits and terminations- in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national/ethnic origin, handicap/disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local fair employment laws or regulations.

New Student Recruitment Policy

The State College of Beauty Culture follows the recruitment policies as dictated by NACCAS and does not knowingly attempt to recruit students already attending or admitted to another school offering a similar program of study.


To attend the State College of Beauty Culture the following criteria is necessary for admission:

You must be at least 17 years old. If you are under 18, a parent signature is required.

Must demonstrate the prerequisite aptitude for the study of cosmetology subject matter and client communication by showing documentation of your high school diploma or an equivalent certificate (GED, HSED) and transcripts/scores.

Must be competent to meet the physical demands encountered in the respective course. Learning and/or medical disabilities must be supported with valid written documentation to make accommodations within state regulations prior to enrollment.

State College of Beauty Culture seeks to enroll students who are prepared to have a successful college experience. As a result, grades (from high school or previous colleges), test scores, course content, and life experiences may be considered in making an admission decision.

High School Diploma Verification

State College of Beauty Culture will research the validity of any High School Diplomas that are not a recognized High School Diploma.

Dress Code

Dress required is a State College of Beauty Culture polo, State College of Beauty Culture smock/lab jacket, 100% black bottom, closed-toe black dress shoe or boot and name tag. Personal grooming such as hair, nails, makeup and/or facial shaving are checked daily. Uniform smocks, lab jackets, polos and name tags are purchased from the school.

Smocks are purchased for $35.00-$40.00 each, polos are $30.00 for short-sleeve, $35 for long-sleeve ($5 extra per shirt for 2XL or larger). A State College of Beauty Culture smock, State College of Beauty Culture polo, sanitizing containers, and a small procedure notebook will be required. It is recommended that students make arrangements with Admissions prior to start date to place your order. State College of Beauty Culture gear is available to purchase throughout the year.

Student Housing

Admissions will gladly assist out of town students with information on satisfactory housing.

Transfer Or Credit Policy

Persons furnishing satisfactory transcripts from another school may enter the State College of Beauty Culture and receive credit for work done. A placement test, for a fee of $200.00, is required to determine placement of the transfer student. Hours of training required to attain a State College of Beauty Culture Diploma are based on acquired knowledge in comparison to the State College of Beauty Culture Inc.’s curriculum. Transfer students will be charged per hour according to the current rate of tuition for hours required, the cost of any additional equipment needed, plus a registration fee of $200.00.

How Our Students Are Doing

To help make a good decision about whether to sign up for the /Cosmetology, Esthiology or Nail Technology course, the State College of Beauty Culture wants you to know the latest information from our last annual report:

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences

Graduation Rate: 90%
Placement Rate: 87%
Licensure Rate: 97%

Graduation Rate: 80%
Placement Rate: 81%
Licensure Rate: 100%

Graduation Rate: 100%
Placement Rate: 88%
Licensure Rate: 94%

Graduation Rate: 100%
Placement Rate: 40%
Licensure Rate: 100%

Registration Policies

Enrollment applications may be filled out online or an application can be obtained from the admissions office. Pre-registration is advisable due to the limitations in class size. Applications may be considered until one month before the first day of classes, though earlier deadlines may be set. As a result, it is to the student’s benefit to submit materials sooner.

An appointment with the admissions office should be scheduled to review admissions requirements including an entrance interview, class starting availability & registration, as well as a tour of the facility.

An appointment with the Financial Director should be scheduled to discuss financial options including financial aid, payment plans and scholarships. Any balance not covered by financial aid must be paid by the first day of class or by payment options with obligations to be paid by graduation.

Vaccination Policy

State College of Beauty Culture does not require vaccinations for admissions into any of our programs. Contact the Public Health Department or your own health care provider if you are interested in getting more information about vaccinations.

Disability Services

Students are responsible for identifying themselves to the Admissions Director and/or the campus Director as having a valid and documented disability requiring reasonable accommodation. Please request a copy of “Reasonable Accommodation Policy which is available in the administrative office. After reading the policy, prospective and current students can make their reasonable accommodation request at any time during admissions or enrollment. It is important to follow all of the steps and, provide current and relevant documentation in order to arrange the most appropriate plan. Accommodation requests are not guaranteed. The details of each reasonable accommodation requested plan must be agreed upon by both parties prior to acceptance of the plan by either party.

Beauty School Books


Softcover Textbook
ISBN# 9781285769431
Practical Workbook
ISBN# 9781285769479
Online Licensing Preparation
ISBN# 9781285769790

Nail Technology

STD Nail Tech 6E Bundle
ISBN# 9781305625204


STD Esthetics Text Bundle
ISBN# 9780357475546

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