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How to Apply for Facials Specialty Program

Important Note: EFSC is not curently accepting applicants for the Facials Specialty program because the curriculum is under review and a new curriculum is being developed. Once that is available, the application process will be reopened. In the meantime, interested students can consider the Cosmetology program.

When the application is available, applicants for the Facials Specialty program are evaluated for admission based upon the Admission Criteria and Selection Criteria Point System. For selection you must satisfy program entrance requirements.

When available, the program is taught on the Cocoa Campus, with part-time classes held in the daytime. For questions about the application process, contact Sherry Van Winkle, Program Advisor at or 321-433-5771.

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Apply for General Admission to EFSC

Complete and properly submit the application for general admission to Eastern Florida State College. There is a $30 non-refundable application fee for admission that must be submitted at the time of application to the college. This application is available online. Complete all general admissions requirements with the main EFSC Admissions office.

Please note that applications are processed in the order they were received and application processing time may take up to seven days. Check your email frequently for your acceptance letter.

NOTE: This step pertains ONLY to those students who are not currently enrolled with the college. If you’re a returning/readmit student who applied to EFSC one or more years ago and have not completed a course in the past year, you must re-apply and can do so online and will not be charged the general EFSC application fee.

New & Existing EFSC Students: Complete General Admissions Requirements & Check for Registration Holds

If you are a new EFSC student, your general admissions acceptance letter and email will list admissions requirements that you must complete to avoid holds that would prevent you from registering for courses if accepted into the facials program. You can also review how to complete these general requirements on EFSC's accepted students' page.

If you are an existing EFSC student, you need to verify that you do not have any holds that would prevent course registration if you are accepted into the program. Visit the Registration Holds webpage for details on how to check your EFSC Message Center for holds and how to clear them.

Complete Online Application for Facial Program

After you have received your general EFSC Admissions Acceptance letter or if you are a current EFSC student, you must complete the online Facial Program application, which is not currently available while a new curriculum is developed. Your general admissions acceptance letter will include your Student ID number and password required to access your myEFSC account so you can log in and submit the limited access Facial Program application. The limited access application is in addition to the general application and MUST be properly submitted by the application deadline.

An UNOFFICIAL copy of each college transcript is required with the program application. Unofficial EFSC transcripts can be accessed via FloridaShines

If pursuing multiple programs within Cosmetology department, you are required to submit a separate application packet for each desired program. If you need assistance with this application or cannot apply online, contact the program specialist.

Submit the Required Letter of Recommendation and Optional Essay

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 the Facial program. This letter must be submitted on company/school letterhead and can be scanned and sent as an attachment via email to Sherry Van Winkle, Advisor at

Applicants can also earn optional selection criteria points for submitting a typed, one-page essay answering the question "Why I've Chosen the Facials Specialty program?" Send the essay via email to Sherry Van Winkle, Advisor at