Find an accredited cosmetology college or beauty school in New York City with cosmetology license training classes and beauty degree courses. Available programs include cosmetologist, barber, hair-stylist, nail technician and others.
Cosmetology minimum prerequisites: 16-18 years old with a high school diploma or GED, and the passing of the cosmetology state board after completion of cosmetology school.
New York State cosmetology license requirements:
- Cosmetology- 1000 hours
- Esthetics- 600 hours
- Nail Specialty- 250 hours
- Natural Hair Styling- 300 hours
- Waxing- 75 hours
NYC Schools with Cosmetology Training
All listed New York City colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.
- Mildred Elley – New York City, Albany
- Swedish Institute – New York, NY
- Aveda Institute – New York, NY
- Empire Beauty Schools – Brooklyn
“Beauty school cost estimates; tuition costs anywhere between $5,000-$22,000. Cosmetology school textbooks run between $2,000-$3,000. – BLS