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Make-Up Classes in Atlanta, GA with Training Program Overviews

The Atlanta area has two not-for-profit schools that offer make-up training. Learn about the programs, admission info and program requirements for these schools to make an informed education decision.

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Comparison of Schools in Atlanta, GA, with Make Up Classes

There are not any not-for-profit schools in the Atlanta area that offer training programs specifically in make-up application; however, there are two schools that offer make-up classes within their cosmetology diploma programs. Close to the downtown area is Atlanta Technical College, while 24.8 miles out is Chattahoochee Technical College. Both of these programs prepare students for state cosmetology licensure.

Atlanta Technical College Chattahoochee Technical College
Active Programs Offered Cosmetology Diploma Cosmetology Diploma
Related Programs Offered Shampoo Technician Technical Certificate N/A
School Type 2-year; public 2-year; public
Total Enrollment (2011) 4,491* 11,564*
Campus Setting Large city Large suburb
Tuition & Fees (2011-2012) $2,052 for in-state students; $3,852 for out-of-state students* $2,122 for in-state students; $3,922 for out-of-state students*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2010-2011) 98%* 91%*
Acceptance Rate (2011-2012) N/A - Open admissions* N/A - Open admissions*
Retention Rate (students who began in 2010 and returned in 2011) 50% for full-time students; 35% for part-time students* 49% for full-time students; 36% for part-time students*
Graduation Rate (students who began in 2008) 31%* 17%*
Distance from Downtown (Driving Time) 3.5 mi. (10 min.) 24.8 mi. (32 min.)

Source: *NCES College Navigator.


Program at Atlanta Technical College

In order to enter into the cosmetology program at this school, students must have a GED or a high school diploma and be at least 16 years old.

Cosmetology Diploma

To complete this cosmetology diploma program's curriculum, students take 54 to 55 credit hours of courses. Basic skills requirements must be fulfilled by taking courses in mathematics, English and interpersonal relations or psychology. From there, the technical classes of the program go over cosmetology theory, hair coloring, styling, haircutting, nail care and chemical texture services. In the skin care fundamentals class, students learn about make-up application, as well as facials, skin conditions and hair removal.

Programs at Chattahoochee Technical College

The main campus of Chattahoochee Technical College is located in Marietta, but courses (including some of the cosmetology classes) are offered in seven additional locations in the area. The school has a 93.75% job placement rate for graduates of the cosmetology program.

Cosmetology Diploma

In this school's cosmetology diploma program, students take introductory courses in cosmetology theory and computers. From there, the program's curriculum moves onto topics like nail care, hair care and treatment, hair cutting and hair color. Make-up application is studied in the skin care class. In addition, students must take general core courses in psychology or interpersonal relationships, mathematics and English.

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