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Dudley Beauty College - Washington DC Campus

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What programs does Dudley Beauty College offer?
    We offer comprehensive programs in cosmetology and nail technology, designed to equip you with the skills needed for a successful career in the beauty industry. 100% of Graduates pass state board testing.
  • How long is the nail technology program?
    Our nail technology program is 6 months long, providing you with hands-on training and theoretical knowledge to become a skilled nail technician. NAIL TECHNOLOGY – 350 Hours Study of the art and science of nails, hands and feet and the necessary skills and knowledge to become a licensed manicurist. Training includes hand, arm and leg massage techniques, disease detection and sanitation methods, safety precautions and artificial nail enhancement services. Part-Time Evening: 19 Weeks (5 Months) 20 Hours per week > 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM Monday – Thursday
  • What is the duration of the cosmetology program?
    The cosmetology program spans 12 months, covering a wide range of beauty techniques including hair, makeup, and skincare. COSMETOLOGY – 1500 Hours Theory and practical application course designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and to obtain suitable employment upon graduation. The curriculum is divided into four (4) levels: Freshman (0-450 hours), Junior (450-900 hours), Senior (900-1300 hours) and Salon Ready (1300 – 1500 hours). Full-Time – 52 Weeks (12 Months) 32 Hours per week > 9:00 AM– 4:00 PM Tuesday – Friday > 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Saturday Part-Time: 63 Weeks (16 Months) 24 Hour per week > 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Tuesday – Friday > 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday Part-Time Evening: 63 Weeks (16 Months) 24 Hours per week > 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Monday – Thursday > 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday
  • Is financial aid available?
    We offer 12 months of interest-free financing through Affirm. Additionally, we provide financial assistance and scholarships to eligible students. SCHOLARSHIPS | Beauty Changes Lives Since 2013, the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation has awarded over $3.1 million and over 600 scholarships to student and licensed pros in: cosmetology, barbering, nail, makeup, massage and esthetics.
  • How does the attendance-based tuition refund work?
    If you maintain an 85% attendance rate throughout the program, you will receive a 5% cash refund on your tuition costs as a token of our appreciation for your dedication.
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