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Cosmetology Schools in District of Columbia

98 students earned Cosmetology degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Cosmetology is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 13 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a cosmetology major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of cosmetology majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 86.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.1%
  • White: 6.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.1%

Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in District of Columbia

In this state, there are 1,610 people employed in jobs related to a cosmetology degree, compared to 790,010 nationwide.


Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in District of Columbia

Cosmetology grads earn an average of $45,680 in the state and $33,220 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in District of Columbia that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
293 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $17,300 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
30 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Cosmetology Careers in DC

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Manicurists and Pedicurists 17% $27,760
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 16% $40,970
Makeup Artists 14% $86,060
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 12% $39,290

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to cosmetology.

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Funeral & Mortuary Science 4

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