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Cosmetology Instructor Training


In the near future, students applying for admission, transfer, or readmission to any N. C. community college or university must establish residency using a Residency Determination Service (RDS) application. This service will allow a student to use one residency determination (in-state or out-of-state) for admissions applications to multiple NC public colleges and universities and to demonstrate residency for financial aid consideration. Learn More

Applicants applying for admission to the Cosmetology Instructor Training program must meet General Admissions requirements in addition to specific program requirements. Each applicant must complete the full list of requirements listed below:

Complete an application for admission, including a residency statement. Print, sign and bring the Confirmation page to your Admission Interview.

An official transcript showing high school graduation or GED completion is required for all students seeking financial aid. Transcripts from other colleges or universities attended are required to verify prerequisite coursework and for transfer credit review.

Applicants should request for complete transcripts be sent to the SCC Admissions Office:

SCC Admissions Office
P.O. Box 318
Clinton, NC 28329

Opened or faxed transcripts are not official.

High School Graduates: Applicants who have graduated from high school should submit an official transcript showing all course work completed and the date of graduation. High school seniors may submit an official partial transcript showing their current courses and the intended date of graduation. It is the student’s responsibility to submit a final high school transcript prior to admission to an Associate Degree or Diploma program.

Homeschool Graduates: Applicants must submit a copy of the home school’s approved registration from the state in which they are registered and an official transcript including the graduation date. Official transcripts must be issued by the chief administrator of the home school and show the school’s name and address.

High School Diploma Equivalency (GED): Applicants who have successfully completed the GED program should request for their scores be sent to the SCC Admissions Office. Students can request an official copy of their scores by visiting the following website: GED Testing Service

Transfer Applicants: Applicants seeking to transfer from another college or university must follow the established procedures for general admission and meet all requirements. Official transcripts showing high school graduation or GED completion and all colleges attended are required before admission to degree or diploma programs can be granted.

Non-U.S. Schools: Official transcripts from non-US schools must be translated and evaluated by any member agency associated with the National Associated of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Please visit for more information.

Sampson Community College strongly encourages you to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible in order to qualify for all forms of federal and state aid you are eligible for.

Students are required to meet with a counselor for an Admission Interview prior to acceptance to the college. The purpose of the interview is to review placement test scores and determine a course of study appropriate to students’ interests and aptitude levels.

Students completing the placement test will complete their admission interview after testing. Students that do not have to take the placement test will need to meet with a counselor prior to acceptance at the college. A letter of acceptance will be mailed to you following your Admission Interview.

Provide proof of work experience as a cosmetologist.

Submit a copy of current cosmetology license.

Sampson Community College uses an online system call WebAdvisor that can be used to view course descriptions, view availability of sections for a particular course, and ultimately register and pay for classes.


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