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Cosmetology Schools in Kentucky

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

As a degree choice, Cosmetology is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 18.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 66.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 7,200 people employed in jobs related to a cosmetology degree, compared to 790,010 nationwide.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a cosmetology grad in the state is $35,970, compared to a typical salary of $33,220 nationwide.

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There are 32 colleges in Kentucky that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
281 Total Students

An average student at PJ's College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green will pay a net price of $12,490. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
185 Total Students

An average student at Paul Mitchell the School Lexington will pay a net price of $19,948. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
186 Total Students

An average student at Paul Mitchell the School Louisville will pay a net price of $15,331. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $15,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
28 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
97 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $20,954. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
49 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. In their early career, Empire Beauty School-Dixie grads earn an average salary of $15,900. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,168.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
63 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. In their early career, Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne grads earn an average salary of $15,900.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
119 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $16,100 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,555.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
43 Total Students

An average student at Barrett and Company School of Hair Design will pay a net price of $12,566. Graduates earn an average $11,500 after graduation. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
124 Total Students

An average student at Empire Beauty School-Florence will pay a net price of $14,505. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,700 a year. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Cosmetology Careers in KY

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 17% $33,370
Skincare Specialists 9% $37,620
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 5% $20,980
Manicurists and Pedicurists 0% $24,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Culinary Arts 565
Funeral & Mortuary Science 1

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