Cosmetology/Cosmetologist Vocational Program 2015 Average Tuition and Other Costs

Cosmetology/Cosmetologist is a program that generally prepares individuals to cut, trim, and style scalp, facial, and body hair; apply cosmetic preparations; perform manicures and pedicures; massage the head and extremities; and prepare for practice as licensed cosmetologists in specialized or full-service salons. Includes instruction in hair cutting and styling, manicuring, pedicuring, facial treatments, shampooing, chemical applications, esthetics, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, and applicable professional and labor laws and regulations. In this article, we analyze the 2015 tuition and other costs for vocational Cosmetology/Cosmetologist programs offered by U.S. Colleges.

Total 1,510 colleges are offering the Cosmetology/Cosmetologist programs. Among them, 1,277 colleges keep the program as their largest program. The average tuition for the Cosmetology/Cosmetologist program is $14,047 for 2015.

Next table describes average tuition, books & supply costs, program length and other information for Cosmetology/Cosmetologist program.

Cosmetology/Cosmetologist Program Statistics (2015)
Total Number of Schools1,510
Average Tuition & Fees$14,047
Average Books & Supplies Costs$1,612
Average Length of Program (in contact hours)1,469.71 Hours
Average Number of Months to Complete Program12.59 Month(s)

Average Cost of Attendance for Cosmetology/Cosmetologist Program

For academic year 2014-2015, the average cost of attendance of Cosmetology/Cosmetologist program is $27,855 when students living on campus housing facilities and $32,717 when living off campus. If students live with family or relatives, the cost of attendance is - without room & board costs. The 2015 average tuition & fees for the Cosmetology/Cosmetologist is $14,047.

Next table and chart illustrate the average amount of each cost item for studying vocational Cosmetology/Cosmetologist program in US colleges.

2015 Cost of Attendance For Cosmetology/Cosmetologist Program
Tuition & Fees$14,047
Books and Supplies$1,612
On-Camus Room & Board$7,927
On-Camus Other Expenses$4,270
Off-Camus Room & Board$11,359
Off-Camus Other Expenses$5,699
Off-Camus Other Expenses Living with Family$4,890

Popular Colleges in Cosmetology/Cosmetologist Area

Below list is the colleges that offer Cosmetology/Cosmetologist and are popular in the area. The popularity is calculated based on enrollment, referred number, and other academic factors. In addition you can see all schools offering the program at Cosmetology/Cosmetologist Vocational Schools page.

2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Average Tuition Costs Charts

U.S. Department of Education has been released the college and university tuition and other costs for academic year 2014-2015. We analyzed each cost item by school type, level, and offered programs. For academic year 2014-2015, for all public colleges, the undergraduate average tuition & fees $5,546 for in-state students and $11,758 for out-of-state students. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $20,099 for all students. Next table and chart illustrate the 2015 average tuition and other costs for undergraduate programs by various factors.

2015 Undergraduate Tuition & Fess

Table. 2015 Undergraduate Average Tuition & Costs
Tuition & Fees
Public Schools
All Public Schools$5,546$11,758
4 Years or High$7,904$17,808
2-4 Years$3,807$7,508
Less Than 2 Years$6,538$6,749
Private Schools
All Private Schools$20,099
4 Years or High$22,014
2-4 Years$14,054
Less Than 2 Years$11,939

2015 Graduate Schools Tuition & Costs

The graduate school average tuition & fees $9,832 for in-state students and $18,668 for out of state students who are attending in public colleges. For private schools, the 2015 average tuition & fees are $16,822 for all students. We note that the actual costs may vary by major programs for graduate schools.
Table. 2015 Graduate Average Tuition & Costs
Tuition & Fees
Public Schools$9,832$18,668
Private Schools$16,822