Application Deadline:

Cosmetology Fall 2024: May 24, 2024 - DEADLINE HAS PASSED AND CLASS IS FULL

Cosmetology Spring 2025 and Esthetician waiting list: September 27, 2024

FAFSA is accepted for both the Basic Operator and Esthetician programs, you can find a link to the FAFSA website along with general MCC enrollment information by clicking below or on Apply Now at the top left of the screen.

McLennan’s Cosmetology programs have a 100% pass rate for both the Basic Operator and Esthetician programs.

To Enroll:

  • Be 17 years of age or older.
  • Have a high school diploma, HSE, or GED.
  • Submit a completed program application by the deadline to the Cosmetology office.
    • If you have trouble completing the online application you can request a PDF application via email or you can pick up an application from the Cosmetology Department.
  • Be a current MCC student in good standing with the college.
  • Pass the mandatory reading comprehension entrance exam.
    • This exam is given in our office free of charge in October and June.
    • TSI, SAT, ACT scores, and/or post-secondary education degrees will not be accepted in place of this exam.
    • Applicants will be contacted via email to schedule this exam once the dates are available.
  • Be accepted by the department and notified of you tentative starting semester.

For More Information

Nicole Beckwith-Dawson, Administrative Assistant, phone 254-299-8701, email nbeckwith@mclennan.edu

Laura Hays, Program Director, phone 254-299-8702, email lhays@mclennan.edu

For anyone interested in our programs who have a criminal background

Please be advised that your background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. Guidelines can be found at www.tdlr.texas.gov/crimconvict.htm. If you have a question about your background and ability to be licensed, please contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) at 512-463-6599. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from TDLR, www.tdlr.texas.gov/crimhistoryeval.htm.