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Basic Certificates in Aesthetician/Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist

29,044 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician is offered at 636 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 53% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.2% of aesthetician/esthetician graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Aesthetician/Esthetician Majors

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 29,044 students earned their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician. This earns it the #2 spot on the list of the most popular basic certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in aesthetician/esthetician at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 29,044
Undergraduate Certificate 2,459
Associate Degree 66

Earnings of Aesthetician/Esthetician Majors With Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician. About 98.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 366
Women 28,678
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The racial-ethnic distribution of aesthetician/esthetician basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,280
Black or African American 6,073
Hispanic or Latino 6,491
White 12,408
International Students 72
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,720
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There are 636 colleges that offer a basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

982 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for aesthetician/esthetician students seekinga basic certificate is Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute, Covington. Roughly 2,300 attend the school each year. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 982 people received their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute, Covington. About 98% of this group were women, and 45% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

578 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics, Skin Care & Makeup. Roughly 500 attend the school each year. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 578 people received their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician from Christine Valmy International School. Around 75% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 98% were women.

#3

Douglas J Aveda Institute

East Lansing, Michigan
427 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Douglas J Aveda Institute. Roughly 800 attend the school each year. The aesthetician/esthetician program at Douglas J Aveda Institute awarded 427 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. About 99% of this group were women, and 32% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

National University College

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
356 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

National University College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in aesthetician/esthetician. Each year, around 25,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,444 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,020 per year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 356 basic certificates were handed out to aesthetician/esthetician majors at National University College. About 97% of this group were women, and 94% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Studio Academy of Beauty

Chandler, Arizona
351 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Studio Academy of Beauty. Roughly 500 attend the school each year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 351 basic certificates were handed out to aesthetician/esthetician majors at Studio Academy of Beauty. Of these students, 98% were women and 67% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

306 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician. Roughly 500 attend the school each year. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 306 people received their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician from Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin. Around 72% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 98% were women.

#7

G Skin & Beauty Institute

West Dundee, Illinois
272 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

G Skin & Beauty Institute is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 272 basic certificates were handed out to aesthetician/esthetician majors at G Skin and Beauty Institute. Around 60% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 99% were women.

264 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Stafford is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 264 basic certificates were handed out to aesthetician/esthetician majors at Ogle School. About 98% of this group were women, and 88% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

251 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics. Each year, around 200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The aesthetician/esthetician program at Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics awarded 251 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. Around 78% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 96% were women.

#10

Aveda Institute - Tallahassee

Tallahassee, Florida
247 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Aveda Institute - Tallahassee. Each year, around 600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The aesthetician/esthetician program at Aveda Institute - Tallahassee awarded 247 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. About 98% of this group were women, and 53% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

231 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Aveda Institute - South Florida comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in aesthetician/esthetician. Roughly 500 attend the school each year. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 231 people received their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician from Aveda Institute - South Florida. Around 63% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 98% were women.

#12

South Hills Beauty Academy Inc

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
220 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

South Hills Beauty Academy Inc comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in aesthetician/esthetician. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 220 people received their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician from South Hills Beauty Academy Inc. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 99% were women.

206 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-San Antonio comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in aesthetician/esthetician. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 206 basic certificates were handed out to aesthetician/esthetician majors at Ogle School. About 98% of this group were women, and 80% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Paul Mitchell the School Sacramento

Sacramento, California
199 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Paul Mitchell the School Sacramento. Each year, around 200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The aesthetician/esthetician program at Paul Mitchell the School Sacramento awarded 199 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. About 99% of this group were women, and 37% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

199 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 199 people received their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician from Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy. Around 54% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 99% were women.

#14

Southeastern Esthetics Institute

Columbia, South Carolina
199 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Southeastern Esthetics Institute. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 199 basic certificates were handed out to aesthetician/esthetician majors at Southeastern Esthetics Institute. Of these students, 98% were women and 60% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

G Skin & Beauty Institute

Oakbrook, Illinois
198 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is G Skin & Beauty Institute. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. The aesthetician/esthetician program at G Skin & Beauty Institute awarded 198 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. About 98% of this group were women, and 61% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Penrose Academy

Scottsdale, Arizona
196 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Penrose Academy comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in aesthetician/esthetician. The aesthetician/esthetician program at Penrose Academy awarded 196 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Metairie, Louisiana
196 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
92% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Blue Cliff College - Metairie. Roughly 900 attend the school each year. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 196 people received their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician from Blue Cliff College - Metairie. About 99% of this group were women, and 92% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

New York Institute of Beauty

Islandia, New York
188 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for aesthetician/esthetician majors who are seeking their basic certificate is New York Institute of Beauty. Each year, around 200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 188 people received their basic certificate in aesthetician/esthetician from New York Institute of Beauty. About 99% of this group were women, and 32% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to aesthetician/esthetician that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nail Technician & Manicurist 10,637
General Cosmetology 2,573
Facial Treatment Specialist 2,375
Other Cosmetology 1,484
Cosmetology, Hair & Nail Instructor 1,002

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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