Ready to take the next step towards your career as a professional makeup artist? CMU is happy to help make the application process as smooth as possible.

Step 1: Choose your program

CMU offers 4 Diploma programs and 3 Certificate programs. Choose the program that best suits your passion, skills, and goals.

Not sure which program to apply for, or if CMU is the right fit?
Please take our short quiz to find out.

Step 2: Check admission requirements

Canadian citizens and permanent residents:
a) Have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or its equivalent, or
b) Be 18 years of age or older and pass an SLE (Scholastic Level Exam).

To schedule an appointment to take the SLE, don't hesitate to get in touch with Admissions at 416-968-6739 x41 or

International Students
CMU welcomes international students. We are proud that aspiring makeup artists from around the world come to CMU to pursue their dreams. Our alumni have worked across the globe, and many actively contribute to the global makeup industry.

Learn more about all of the requirements that are necessary to study at CMU.

Step 3: Apply online and pay the application fee

Visit our Apply Now page and complete and submit the application form.

A $500 application processing fee is required. Canadian applicants can submit payment via e-transfer to To pay by credit card, wire transfer or other method, please contact our Admissions department.

The application fee is non-refundable, goes toward your tuition, and secures your spot at CMU.

Step 4: Accept your offer

Upon receipt of your application and fee payment, our CMU admissions team will notify you within 48 hours regarding your application's status.

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Have some questions?

Contact our admissions team!
416-968-6739 x41