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Cosmetology Schools in Massachusetts

1,879 students earned Cosmetology degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.6%
  • White: 50.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 8.4%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in Massachusetts

In this state, there are 23,430 people employed in jobs related to a cosmetology degree, compared to 790,010 nationwide.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, cosmetology grads earn an average of $47,390. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,220.

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There are 27 colleges in Massachusetts that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

328 Degrees in Major Awarded
157 Total Students

3% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
210 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $15,089. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

175 Degrees in Major Awarded
230 Total Students

An average student at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Worcester will pay a net price of $23,977. 85% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
261 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 61% of students receive it. In their early career, Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy grads earn an average salary of $22,200. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,673.

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
148 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $17,800 a year. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
140 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $16,800 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
160 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. An average student at Rob Roy Academy-Worcester will pay a net price of $20,359. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
151 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. An average student at Spa Tech Institute-Westboro will pay a net price of $16,765.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
164 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $17,323. Graduates earn an average $20,900 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
139 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $17,192. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Empire Beauty School-Boston grads earn an average salary of $15,000.

Cosmetology Careers in MA

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 12% $44,250
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 9% $37,040
Manicurists and Pedicurists 9% $25,320
Skincare Specialists 9% $44,370

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Culinary Arts 103
Funeral & Mortuary Science 36
Other Personal & Culinary Services 18

View all majors related to Cosmetology

View Nationwide Cosmetology Report

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