Program Costs and Scholarships

Program Costs

Cosmetology Program Costs
* These expenses may be eligible for financial aid coverage. For more information, please contact the
the CPCC Financial Aid Office.
Item Description In State Student Out of State Student
Tuition* With General Education Courses (See Note 1 below) $ 5,244 $ 18,492
Tuition* Without General Education Courses (See Note 1 below) $ 3,420 $ 12,060
Books* With General Education Courses $ 1,997 $   1,997
Books* Without General Education Courses $    897 $      897
Uniforms Scrubs, Shoes, Tool kit $  1,602.20 $  1,602.20
Lab Fee Included in Course Registration - $28/lab hr or $224 max/semester $  1,064.00 $  1,064.00
Various Fees fees, insurance, etc. $  1,138.50 $  1,138.50
Total With General Education Courses $  11,045.70 $  24,293.70
Without General Education Courses $    8,121.70 $  16,761.70
Costs are estimated and subject to change.  Complete breakdown of program costs.


Information on scholarships and Financial Aid can be found at:  Financial Aid

Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship

Joe Francis Scholarship

Opi Scholarship

Sally Beauty Scholarship

Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship

CosmoGIRL! of the Year Scholarship

Professional Beauty Association (PBA) Hans Neumaier Scholarship

Alice Madden Barton Scholarship

PBA/NCA Minerva Beauty Scholarship

Opportunity Scholars Program - for graduates of Garinger, Harding, Vance, West Charlotte, and West Mecklenburg high schools. April 1st deadline!

Merancas Scholarship Program - for high school seniors. April 1st deadline!