Cosmetology Program ranked in Top 20 in nation

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SCCC Cosmetology faculty Sheila Scheib, Amanda Schwab and Denice Paden in the campus salon.

Fans of the SCCC Cosmetology Salon already know we’ve got a good thing going on campus. Now, the rest of the world has weighed in to agree. The SCCC Cosmetology Program made the list of the Top 20 Cosmetology & Beauty School programs in the nation.

A spokesperson for EDsmart explained, “The schools that made our list not only provide high quality programs foreducation and career advancement, they also offer high quality beauty school classes available to the public at prices people can afford. The costs at these schools make attending college a possibility for most everyone. In addition, most of these schools offer additional financial aid by way of scholarships, fellowships, and loans.”

EDsmart, a publisher of college resources and rankings, includes only fully accredited schools that offer cosmetology, barbering, nail tech or other beauty school programs. Rankings are based on academic quality and affordability.

Schools that made the list include (in alphabetical order):

Albany Technical College

Atlanta Technical College

Bridgerland Technical College

Clovis Community College (New Mexico)

Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute

East Central Community College

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Jones County Junior College

Moore Norman Technology Center

Oconee Fall Line Technical College

Ogden-Weber Technical College

Pioneer Technology Center

Seward County Community College

South Georgia Technical College

Southeastern Technical College

Southern Regional Technical College

Southwest Technology Center

University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville

West Georgia Technical College

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

School response to EDsmart rankings have been very positive over the years. Sharing the rankings on their websites and via social media has helped schools attract new students and excite existing students, alumni and staff.

August specials!

259777-P4JTS2-110Every month, Cosmetology students offer a special deal to customers in the salon. In August, they encourage us all to “let our back-to-school ‘do’ reflect the real you!” The salon will off $5 off all perms, $2 off all waxing services, and 20 percent off all styling products.

The salon is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 620-417-1361 or go online to book an appointment at

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