Choosing a make-up school can be difficult; time and money are wasted if the school is not right for the student. Make-Up Artist magazine gives you all the information you need to make the best decision. We’ve streamlined the selection process with our school directory, which provides a comprehensive, and growing, list of make-up schools from around the world. You can search courses offered, locations, keywords and more. Each listing contains fees, accreditation, student-faculty ratios, school details and contact information. For tips on how to choose a make-up school, read this article.

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Featured Schools

CHICSTUDIOS - School of Makeup is a fashion-forward makeup artistry-learning school and practices through course instruction, live hands-on lessons and opportunities and gigs to graduates through the 'CHICPro Community'. CHICSTUDIOS is focused primarily on fashion and beauty makeup artistry for all levels of artistry.
New York
Boca Beauty Academy of Makeup
We are the preeminent school for permanent make-up, airbrush, bridal, esthetics, hairstyling for make-up/cosmetology, retail/marketing, production make-up and fashion make-up, amongst other course offerings.
Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry
Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry provides training in make-up artistry in all the different modalities.
Cinema Makeup School
Cinema Makeup School, Hollywood's professional makeup school, is among the most venerable and celebrated programs for makeup artists in the world and boasts a faculty list that includes Oscar-winners, Emmy-winners, and world-renowned artists of all kinds.
Academy of Freelance Makeup, London
AOFM (Academy of Freelance Make Up) Makeup schools in London, Paris & New York offers fantastic Makeup courses in Fashion, Photographic, Bridal and Special FX.
United Kingdom
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
The prosthetic application course is called Prosthetic Lab Techniques and Application, and the school also offers a course in Wig Construction.
North Carolina
Make Up First School of Makeup Artistry
Make Up First ® School of Makeup Artistry is the Midwest’s premier State-certified, MAC approved art school for makeup artists.
MUD (Make-up Designory), Burbank
Make-up Designory is dedicated to providing an education in make-up artistry for both the novice and the experienced artist.
EI School of Professional Makeup
EI offers a comprehensive education in all areas of professional make-up.
Vancouver Film School
Under the leadership of veteran makeup artist Stan Edmonds (Unforgiven, I, Robot), the one-year Makeup Design for Film & Television program at Vancouver Film School immerses students in the world of the make-up artist.
British Columbia
TV & CINEMA Academy
MAKE UP FOR EVER Academy is the undisputed leader in professional make-up education with a network of 10 Academies worldwide.
April Love Pro Makeup Academy
We are a boutique-like academy with a strong educator base and a personal quality approach to education.
Tom Savini’s Special Make-Up Effects Program (at Douglas Education Center)
Perhaps there is no program in the world more defined by the people inside it, or by the spirit, energy, and imagination that they embody.