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.
|Total Number of Schools||1,510|
|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 Program||12.59 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.
|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.
Davis Applied Technology CollegeKaysville, UT , 30 Vocational Programs Offered
Emily Griffith Technical CollegeDenver, CO , 47 Vocational Programs Offered
Ogden-Weber Applied Technology CollegeOgden, UT , 41 Vocational Programs Offered
Sheridan Technical CenterHollywood, FL , 43 Vocational Programs Offered
Manatee Technical InstituteBradenton, FL , 51 Vocational Programs Offered
Aveda Institute-CovingtonCovington, LA , 2 Vocational Programs Offered
Olympian University of CosmetologyAlamogordo, NM , 5 Vocational Programs Offered
Douglas J Aveda InstituteEast Lansing, MI , 3 Vocational Programs Offered
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-NashvilleNashville, TN , 20 Vocational Programs Offered
MTI CollegeSacramento, CA , 21 Vocational Programs Offered