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About Us

Dudley Beauty College - Washington DC Campus

About Dudley Beauty College


Dudley Beauty College located in Washington DC has been in business for over 25 years. Our teachers are beauty pros with a combined 50+ years of experience. Average class size: 25:1 student-to-teacher ratio. World-class, entrepreneurial training at an affordable cost.

Dudley Beauty College Core Values

High-teaching standards – Our knowledgeable educators blend time-tested (old-school) and innovative cutting-edge techniques (new-school) to help you grow at every step of the learning process.

Professionalism – Our interactive classes are designed to help our students master the art and science of cosmetology, pass their respective state exams, and obtain job placement upon graduation.

Teamwork – We train the next generation of cosmetology entrepreneurs to create eye-catching portfolios, learn to market themselves, and be ready to work anywhere. It’s a team effort that propels our students to live out their dreams and prepares them for job-readiness and entrepreneurship.

History of Dudley Beauty College

 Dudley Beauty College is owned and governed by Dudley Enterprises, LLC. Inquiries can be made to Dudley Enterprises,  LLC 2031 Rhode Island Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20018.  
Mr. Alfred Dudley Sr. is the President of Dudley Beauty College, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical  Engineering from A&T State University.

 He has worked in the beauty industry for over 40 years.  Mrs. Melanie Dudley-McClain is the Executive Director for Dudley Beauty College. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University and has been working in the Beauty Industry for over 25 years. Both Mr. Dudley and Mrs. McClain  take a genuine interest in beauty entrepreneurs and students by assisting them with their goals and developing business  strategies to grow their businesses


Our Mission

● Prepare students with in-class instruction to pass the State Board examination with confidence

● Assist students with career placement through consultation, 

● Aid in developing students’ entrepreneurial skills and, 

● Provide each student with a superior and extraordinary level of education using our in-class learning model.


Expert Instructors

The course is presented through comprehensive lesson paths which reflect effective educational methods. Like traditional instructional formats, the curricula content is structured into learning paths that serve the needs of the  student at varying stages of the program. Each learning path has clear objectives, theory to practice, and  assessments. Each foundation topics focus on life skills, professional image, communicating for success, infection  control, and the beauty business. The LAB includes nail procedural demonstrations to reinforce classroom  learning

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