Laney College

Cosmetology Admission Requirements

Cosmetology Admission Requirements

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Contact the Cosmetology Department at 510-464-3285 for supplementary application information and forms.


If you are not able to enroll in the Cosmetology Program for Fall 2017, please consider enrolling into the 

: #45338 Introduction to Cosmetology 245 (2 Units) 

Meeting Times: Mondays 8am – 10:15am

Sept. 11, 2017 – Dec. 15, 2017

Laney Campus, Building G, Room 207

Intro to Cosmetology course does not require kits or uniforms.  It will allow you priority enrollment for the Spring 2018 Cosmetology Program.

First-time students are required to attend a mandatory orientation meeting in room B-100. Scheduled as follows:

Fall 2017 Orientation Dates for Spring 2018:

Tuesday      September 12th    12Noon

Tuesday      October 10               7pm

Tuesday      November 14          4pm


You do not need to sign-up for this the Cosmetology Orientation Session, please arrive to our lobby 10 minutes early.

All questions regarding Laney Cosmetology will be answered in Orientation in Building B-100. 

These Orientation meetings are for enrollment to the Spring 2018 Cosmetology Program.

A grade of “C” or above is required in each prerequisite course to continue in the sequence of course offerings.

Transfer students will be accepted when space is available, providing they have not achieved more than 300 certified hours and apply within a one-year period of withdrawal from a previous school.

Upon completion of the 1600-hour program and completion of all courses with a passing grade, students are eligible to petition for the Certificate of Completion and are qualified to apply for licensing through the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.