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Best Cosmetology Colleges in North Carolina

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in North Carolina that offer Cosmetology degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 89 Cosmetology schools located within North Carolina. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Cosmetology Colleges in North Carolina for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 The Hair Design School-Durham Durham, NC

The Hair Design School-Durham offers 0 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a private school in a mid sized city.

2 Paul Mitchell the School-Gastonia Gastonia, NC

Paul Mitchell the School-Gastonia offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private school in a small city. In 2015, 176 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 176 Certificates degrees.

3 Paul Mitchell the School-Fayetteville Fayetteville, NC

Paul Mitchell the School-Fayetteville offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private school in a mid sized city. In 2015, 105 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 105 Certificates degrees.

4 Regina's College of Beauty-Charlotte Charlotte, NC

Regina's College of Beauty-Charlotte offers 2 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a private school in a large city. In 2015, 65 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 65 Certificates degrees.

5 Leons Beauty School Inc Greensboro, NC

Leons Beauty School Inc offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private school in a large city. In 2015, 87 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 87 Certificates degrees.

6 Mitchell's Hair Styling Academy-Raleigh Raleigh, NC

Mitchell's Hair Styling Academy-Raleigh offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private school in a large suburb. In 2015, 55 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 55 Certificates degrees.

7 Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology Mooresville, NC

Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private school in a large suburb. In 2015, 45 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 45 Certificates degrees.

8 Durham Beauty Academy Durham, NC

Durham Beauty Academy offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private school in a mid sized city. In 2015, 29 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 29 Certificates degrees.

9 Cape Fear Community College Wilmington, NC

Cape Fear Community College offers 2 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a large public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 55 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 55 Certificates degrees.

10 Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC

Wake Technical Community College offers 2 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 23 Certificates degrees, and 15 Associate's degrees.

List of all Cosmetology Colleges in North Carolina

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University Logo The Hair Design School-Durham Durham, NC
University Logo Paul Mitchell the School-Gastonia Gastonia, NC 18 : 1 367
University Logo Paul Mitchell the School-Fayetteville Fayetteville, NC 21 : 1 204
University Logo Regina's College of Beauty-Charlotte Charlotte, NC 23 : 1 89
University Logo Leons Beauty School Inc Greensboro, NC 17 : 1 130
Mitchell's Hair Styling Academy-Raleigh Mitchell's Hair Styling Academy-Raleigh Raleigh, NC 9 : 1 61
University Logo Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology Mooresville, NC 9 : 1 53
University Logo Durham Beauty Academy Durham, NC 14 : 1 54
Cape Fear Community College Cape Fear Community College Wilmington, NC
2/5
20 : 1 8,851
Wake Technical Community College Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC
2/5
31 : 1 21,003
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville, NC
2/5
22 : 1 7,233
Mitchell Community College Mitchell Community College Statesville, NC
2/5
21 : 1 3,024
Aveda Institute-Chapel Hill Aveda Institute-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 20 : 1 231
University Logo Paul Mitchell The School-Raleigh Raleigh, NC 23 : 1 159
Southwestern Community College Southwestern Community College Sylva, NC
2/5
18 : 1 2,469
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Salisbury, NC
2/5
16 : 1 5,180
Randolph Community College Randolph Community College Asheboro, NC
1/5
17 : 1 2,670
Central Carolina Community College Central Carolina Community College Sanford, NC
2/5
25 : 1 4,977
Alamance Community College Alamance Community College Graham, NC
2/5
20 : 1 4,531
Guilford Technical Community College Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown, NC
2/5
27 : 1 11,518
Vance-Granville Community College Vance-Granville Community College Henderson, NC
1/5
15 : 1 3,257
Surry Community College Surry Community College Dobson, NC
2/5
17 : 1 3,385
Gaston College Gaston College Dallas, NC
2/5
22 : 1 5,582
Stanly Community College Stanly Community College Albemarle, NC
2/5
20 : 1 2,644
University Logo Mitchells Hairstyling Academy-Wilson Wilson, NC 10 : 1 29

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Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 34 Colleges 168 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 89 Colleges 2,273 Graduates
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