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

April Love Pro Makeup Academy
We are a boutique-like academy with a strong educator base and a personal quality approach to education.
USA
California
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.
Canada
British Columbia
EI School of Professional Makeup
EI offers a comprehensive education in all areas of professional make-up.
USA
California
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.
USA
California
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.
USA
Pennsylvania
TV & CINEMA Academy
MAKE UP FOR EVER Academy is the undisputed leader in professional make-up education with a network of 10 Academies worldwide.
France
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.
USA
Illinois
CHICSTUDIOS – SCHOOL OF MAKEUP (LA & NYC)
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.
USA
New York
Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry
Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry provides training in make-up artistry in all the different modalities.
USA
Florida
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.
USA
North Carolina
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.
USA
California
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.
USA
Florida