Cosmetology Trade Schools

Find a trade school or beauty college near you with accredited cosmetology license training classes and associate’s degree programs.

Popular Cosmetology Courses Include:

All programs are not available in all locations, use the search application to find your local options.

Schools with Cosmetology Training Programs

All listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.

“Every state has its particular set of licensing requirements for cosmetology. Most states set the minimum prerequisites at 16-18 years old with a high school diploma or GED, and the passing of the cosmetology state board after completion of cosmetology school. Again, each state is different in its expectations for cosmetology.” – Find all licensing requirements by state.

Careers a cosmetology degree can set you on track for.

  • Hair color specialist
  • Manicurist
  • Salon owner
  • School instructor
  • Makeup artist
  • Research chemist
  • Salon chain management
  • Beauty care distributor
  • Beauty magazine editor/writer
  • Beauty blogger
  • Cosmetology school owner
  • Beauty care PR/Marketing
  • Trade show director

“Beauty school cost estimates; tuition costs anywhere between $5,000-$22,000. Cosmetology school textbooks run between $2,000-$3,000. – BLS


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