Best Cosmetology Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. 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 2,011 Cosmetology schools located within the U.S. 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 the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Aveda Institute-Covington Covington, LA

Aveda Institute-Covington offers 2 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a private school in a small suburb. In 2015, 2,049 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 2,049 Certificates degrees.

2 Emily Griffith Technical College Denver, CO

Emily Griffith Technical College offers 2 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a public school in a large city. In 2015, 83 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 83 Certificates degrees.

3 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR

Arkansas Tech University offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a remote town. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 15 Certificates degrees.

4 Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden, LA

Northwest Louisiana Technical College offers 2 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a small public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 11 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 11 Certificates degrees.

5 Olympian Academy of Cosmetology Alamogordo, NM

Olympian Academy of Cosmetology offers 5 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a private school in a remote town. In 2015, 393 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 393 Certificates degrees.

6 Utah State University Logan, UT

Utah State University offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 5 Associate's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
7 Honolulu Community College Honolulu, HI

Honolulu Community College offers 2 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large city. In 2015, 31 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 18 Associate's degrees, and 13 Certificates degrees.

8 Minnesota West Community and Technical College Granite Falls, MN

Minnesota West Community and Technical College offers 3 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a small public college in a remote town. In 2015, 22 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 22 Certificates degrees.

9 Northern Michigan University Marquette, MI

Northern Michigan University offers 2 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a remote town. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 18 Certificates degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
10 Make-up Designory Burbank, CA

Make-up Designory offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private school in a mid sized city. In 2015, 623 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 623 Certificates degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Aveda Institute-Covington Aveda Institute-Covington Covington, LA 15 : 1 2,070
Emily Griffith Technical College Emily Griffith Technical College Denver, CO 87 : 1 4,144
Arkansas Tech University Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
2/5
28 : 1 12,054
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden, LA
2/5
34 : 1 2,924
University Logo Olympian Academy of Cosmetology Alamogordo, NM 27 : 1 1,068
Utah State University Utah State University Logan, UT
2/5
32 : 1 28,622
Honolulu Community College Honolulu Community College Honolulu, HI
2/5
28 : 1 4,328
Minnesota West Community and Technical College Minnesota West Community and Technical College Granite Falls, MN
2/5
34 : 1 3,026
Northern Michigan University Northern Michigan University Marquette, MI
3/5
24 : 1 8,303
Make-up Designory Make-up Designory Burbank, CA 10 : 1 204
Douglas J Aveda Institute Douglas J Aveda Institute East Lansing, MI 17 : 1 997
Southwest Texas Junior College Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde, TX
2/5
41 : 1 5,661
Waukesha County Technical College Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, WI
2/5
21 : 1 7,928
Tulsa Technology Center-Broken Arrow Campus Tulsa Technology Center-Broken Arrow Campus Broken Arrow, OK 41 : 1 653
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
2/5
12 : 1 2,894
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis Memphis, TN 20 : 1 894
Siena Heights University Siena Heights University Adrian, MI
4/5
20 : 1 2,707
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles, CA
1/5
50 : 1 14,650
Mountainland Applied Technology College Mountainland Applied Technology College Lehi, UT 34 : 1 2,117
El Camino Community College District El Camino Community College District Torrance, CA
1/5
46 : 1 24,001
West Kentucky Community and Technical College West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah, KY
2/5
35 : 1 5,980
Odessa College Odessa College Odessa, TX
2/5
30 : 1 5,473
Moraine Park Technical College Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac, WI
2/5
35 : 1 6,294
University Logo Parisian Beauty School Hackensack, NJ 20 : 1 316
Minnesota State Community and Technical College Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls, MN
2/5
36 : 1 6,391

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