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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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
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
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
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
EI School of Professional Makeup
EI offers a comprehensive education in all areas of professional make-up.
USA
California
Chic Studios – School of Makeup (LA + NYC)
Chic Studios is a leading makeup artistry school providing an array of fashion-forward techniques and practices through course instruction, professional training and modern curriculums. Courses are designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists.
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
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
Make Up First School of Makeup Artistry
This premier School proudly offers state-of-the-art education on a level that prepares students to successfully pursue a makeup artistry career.
USA
Illinois
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
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
Academy of Make Up Arts
Academy of Make Up Arts is a private professional makeup school dedicated to providing quality education in the craft of make-up artistry and business of freelancing
USA
Tennessee
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
The Wig and Makeup Department in the School of Design and Production offers extensive training in wig making, styling, makeup, and special effects. This program is one of the few in the nation that offers Bachelor's and Master's degrees in these art forms.
USA
North Carolina