400 hours of theory, practical training and technical instruction prepare our students for a career in Nail Technology. Students will learn the fundamentals and art of:

• Manicures • Pedicures • Massage • Pressure Points





Enrollment Requirements

Prerequisites for admission include:
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. All Students, no matter their previous education, must take a Placement Exam at Elite Cosmetology School
3. Photo ID
4. Social Security Card or proof of Eligible non-citizen status

Enrollment Process

1. Campus Tour.
2. Complete an Admissions Interview.
3. Review a copy of our School Catalog.
4. Take the Placement Exam at Elite Cosmetology School.
5. Complete and return the Admission Application with your $100.00 (non-refundable) Registration Fee.
6. If applying for Financial Aid; an appointment with our Financial Aid Office will be necessary.
7. Complete the Enrollment Agreement.
8. Attend Orientation.

Financial Aid*

1. Federal Student Aid is no longer available for this course.​
2. Private Pay.
3. GI Bill (spouses or children).
4. MyCaa (military spouses E1 – E5).
5. State of California Department of Rehabilitation.
6. Military T.A.
7. Spa Girls Private Financing

*Subject to qualification



Tuition And Fee Schedule for the Manicurist Course: (Subject to change with notice) All charges may be assessed and billed before starting of classes.

Tuition $2900.00
*STRF ($1.50)
(Non-Refundable) Registration Fee $100.00
Kit and Books $800.00
Tax on Kit and Books $64.00

Total Cost of Manicurist Course $3865.50

*STRF- Only applies to California Residents

Once issued/opened, the books and supplies are not returnable due to sanitary considerations. The Registration fee is not refundable.

NOTE: Length of course duration will vary in accordance to the number of hours the student is scheduled to attend on a weekly basis as stated on the enrollment agreement. However; a Full-time student scheduled to attend 35 hours per week could expect to graduate within 3 months.

Below you will find a few examples of careers (and a link to the coordinating Occupational profile and summary) the Manicuring License will enable you to choose from.

Nail Technician, Manicurists, PedicuristsManicuring InstructorNail Salon Manager

Program Codes:
SOC Code – 39-5092.00 – Nail Technician, Manicurists and Pedicurists
CIP Code – 12.0410 – Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist