Cosmetology Point System
Applicants to the Cosmetology, Nail and/or Facial Specialty programs are evaluated
for admission based upon a point system as determined by the following criteria:
- Academic achievement
- Letters of recommendation
Eastern Florida State College's Department of Cosmetology operates under the direction
of, and in compliance with, the Department of Education and the Department of Business
and Professional Regulations.
Click on the categories below for specific information about the point system.
Academic Achievement – Either A or B
- High School Graduate with GPA (Grade Point Average) using a 4.0 scale for grades 10-12.
- GED Scores will be converted to a GPA to determine points.
| GPA Scores
|| Points Earned
| 3.9 to 3.5
| 3.4 to 3.0
| 2.9 to 2.5
| 2.3 to 2.0
Required TABE scores are:
- Reading – 9.0,
- Language – 8.0
- Math – 8.0
Students who earn lower scores are required to use the Learning Lab (any campus),
VPI, or other appropriate means to reach the necessary level. There is a three- month
waiting period before a remediating student is allowed to retest. The Learning Lab
works with the student to increase understanding ,then retests only the section(s)
with low scores. THERE IS NO FEE FOR THIS TEST. The TABE is based on a 12th grade
or GED level. One of the math exams allows the use of a hand-held calculator.
| Sub-Test Score
|| Points Earned
Letters of Recommendation 2-4 points
Students must submit AT LEAST ONE, but no more than three, letters of recommendation
from a teacher, colleague or other professional stating why they feel you would be
a good candidate for a Cosmetology program. This letter must be submitted on company
letterhead and sent to EFSC Cosmetology Office, Bldg. 20/Rm 124B, 1519 Clearlake Road,
Cocoa, FL 32922.
Equal Access Policy
Eastern Florida State College complies with state and federal laws and does not deny
equal access to individuals based on disability, race, ethnicity, color, genetics,
religion, national origin, age, gender, gender preference, physical or mental disability,
marital status, veteran status, ancestry, or political affiliation. EFSC recognizes
the rights of students and applicants with disabilities, including those with hepatitis
B, under the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of
the Rehabilitation Act. Visit the Human Resources section of the College's website for more information