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Cosmetology Schools in Iowa

735 Cosmetology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Cosmetology is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.2%
  • White: 74.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 6,750 people employed in jobs related to a cosmetology degree, compared to 790,010 nationwide.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in Iowa

In this state, cosmetology grads earn an average of $32,770. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,220.

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There are 22 colleges in Iowa that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Aveda Institute - Des Moines

West Des Moines
106 Degrees in Major Awarded
181 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $15,772. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
137 Total Students

The 8.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,200 a year.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
165 Total Students

An average student at Capri College, Cedar Rapids will pay a net price of $6,991. The 9.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
128 Total Students

91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
135 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 85% of students get financical aid.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
51 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%. This private school has an average net price of $10,238. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,500 a year.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
55 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $21,700 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The 5.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
66 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $15,120.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
54 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $9,308. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $19,300 after graduation.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
40 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $8,392. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The student loan default rate of 8.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Cosmetology Careers in IA

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 14% $34,900
Skincare Specialists 13% $25,990
Barbers 13% $34,580
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 12% $25,380
Manicurists and Pedicurists 10% $29,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Culinary Arts 215
Funeral & Mortuary Science 38

View all majors related to Cosmetology

View Nationwide Cosmetology Report

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