This program is approved by 
Board of Barbering and Cosmetology 
2420 Del Paseo Road Suite 100 
Sacramento, CA 94244-2260

We provide you with every opportunity to succeed in the training program at San Diego City College and to increase your opportunity for successfully passing the California's State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam.

The Cosmetology program consists of five sessions, requires 1600 clocked hours and 42.5 units to complete. Full-time students complete the program in 40 weeks.  Part-time students complete the program in 60 weeks. 

August 2021 (Fall 2021), enrolling cosmetology students

  • Fall Start 50 people
  • 50 more for the 8 week


Sudie Phillips, M. Ed. Department Chair,