Wednesday, May 20, 2015

How to Get a MAC Pro Student Discount

MAC not only offers a professional discount program for working artist but also for student makeup artist. The student makeup artist discount program includes:

  •  20% off all MAC products
  • Ability to attend Master Classes
  • Ability to attend Pro Events & Networking opportunities
  • Exclusive Student Makeup Kits
  • Access to password-protected website

It is ONLY open to students attending a school or institution of Makeup Artistry, Aesthetics, or Performing Arts. First check if your school is on the list of MAC approved institutions. If it is not, talk to your instructor to apply. I've included what the requirements are and how to go about becoming eligible. Once your school is eligible download the application at the bottom of this post, fill it out and mail to MAC offices for approval.

Make sure to read the application thoroughly and send the correct forms. Your application can be rejected for something as simple as incomplete applications, or sending incorrect proof. Don't stress if your application gets rejected, you can always reapply. It can take a few weeks to hear back from MAC, you should get an email inviting you to set up your account on


Only schools of Makeup Artistry, Aesthetics and the Performing Arts will be eligible to participate in the M·A·C PRO Student Program.

To become an eligible school we need to review the course(s) that are offered at your school. 

Send to us: 
        1. Contact information from your school (name and position, address, phone, email,                   website)             
           * School Owner, Head Instructor, Program Directors or Program Administrators 
        2. The curriculum/syllabus for each course (if sending email, please send as an                         attachment) 
        3. The average class size (per course) 
        4. The total student enrollment per year 
        5. The duration of course(s) 
        6. Type of Certification issued (Certificate or Diploma) 

Please forward all information by email to or by mail to: 

M·A·C Cosmetics - M·A·C PRO Student Program 
360 Adelaide St. W. # 301 
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1R7

Allow 4-6 weeks for your eligibility request to be processed.

Eligible Student Schools
To find a school that participates in the MAC PRO Student Program, visit this link and check if your school is eligible.

How to Enroll in the MAC Pro Student Program

For applicants in the United States and Canada, please download the application below.

To enroll provide:

A Completed M·A·C PRO Student Application
Select only one option under the Eligible Institutions section.

Proof of Enrolment in your School and Course:
First click here to see if your school is on our eligible list. Proof of student enrollment must be included with the application and membership fee. An example of proof of enrollment includes a receipt/confirmation of class/program payment, a confirmation of class schedule or letter on school letterhead. Proof of enrollment must be current and indicate your name, the name of the program you are enrolled in and the start and end date of your program. M·A·C Pro Student reserves the right to require additional documentation at any time. All identification will be destroyed after processing and will not be returned. M·A·C Pro Student reserves the right to reject the application for any reason.
12 Month Membership Fee:
  $15 U.S. / $15 CAD payable by check, money order or credit card. 

You can send it directly to the processing department at:

PO Box 435
3219 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario 
M4N 3S1


2316 Delaware Ave.
PO Box 289
Buffalo, NY 

Dowload the MAC Pro Student Application Here

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