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Cosmetology Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 4,326 students earned their Cosmetology degrees in GA.

A Cosmetology major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

In Georgia, a cosmetology major is more popular with women than with men.

Cosmetology Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of cosmetology majors in Georgia is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 49.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.6%
  • White: 38.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 2.8%
Cosmetology Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in Georgia

There are 16,900 people in the state and 790,010 people in the nation working in cosmetology jobs.

Cosmetology Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in Georgia

Cosmetology grads earn an average of $30,430 in the state and $33,220 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 45 colleges in Georgia that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

326 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,244 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid.

325 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,669 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $540. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

318 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,797 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 32% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Atlanta Area Tech grads earn an average salary of $19,000.

229 Degrees in Major Awarded
502 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $16,200 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $11,487. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it.

#4

Elaine Sterling Institute

Sandy Springs
229 Degrees in Major Awarded
287 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,872. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,003 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

182 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,973 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $393.

180 Degrees in Major Awarded
289 Total Students

The 7.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 83% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

167 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,074 Total Students

A typical student attending West Georgia Technical College will pay a net price of $3,187. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,500 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 29% are considered full time.

158 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,246 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation. 92% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

Cosmetology Careers in GA

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 17% $36,630
Manicurists and Pedicurists 17% $27,090
Skincare Specialists 16% $27,600
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 14% $22,470

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Culinary Arts 1,312
Funeral & Mortuary Science 59

View all majors related to Cosmetology

View Nationwide Cosmetology Report

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