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Cosmetology Schools in North Carolina

2,732 students earned Cosmetology degrees in North Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Cosmetology is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of cosmetology majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 34.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.6%
  • White: 48.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 17,870 people employed in jobs related to a cosmetology degree, compared to 790,010 nationwide.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a cosmetology grad in the state is $30,870, compared to a typical salary of $33,220 nationwide.

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There are 77 colleges in North Carolina that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

226 Degrees in Major Awarded
753 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. An average student at Health and Style Institute will pay a net price of $16,537. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
360 Total Students

An average student at Paul Mitchell the School Gastonia will pay a net price of $16,166. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,300 a year.

146 Degrees in Major Awarded
213 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. In their early career, Aveda Institute - Chapel Hill grads earn an average salary of $18,200. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
152 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,300 a year.

143 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,714 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,379 Total Students

75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,809. Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
434 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,800 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 36%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,627.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,629 Total Students

65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. A typical student attending CFCC will pay a net price of $9,277.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
191 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. An average student at Paul Mitchell the School Fayetteville will pay a net price of $12,672. 94% of students get financical aid.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
154 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The 8.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. An average student at Paul Mitchell the School Raleigh will pay a net price of $11,896.

Cosmetology Careers in NC

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Makeup Artists 100% $0
Skincare Specialists 18% $39,440
Manicurists and Pedicurists 18% $20,880
Barbers 18% $30,330
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 17% $21,000
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 15% $38,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Culinary Arts 1,082
Funeral & Mortuary Science 114

View all majors related to Cosmetology

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