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Cosmetology Schools in Pennsylvania

3,065 students earned Cosmetology degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Cosmetology is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 52 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 20.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.0%
  • White: 61.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 45,780 people employed in jobs related to a cosmetology degree, compared to 790,010 nationwide.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a cosmetology grad in the state is $28,060, compared to a typical salary of $33,220 nationwide.

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There are 67 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

276 Degrees in Major Awarded
298 Total Students

An average student at Jean Madeline Education Center of Cosmetology will pay a net price of $18,592. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Bella Capelli Academy

Monroeville
160 Degrees in Major Awarded
237 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.40%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,441. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

121 Degrees in Major Awarded
208 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. An average student at Douglas Education Center will pay a net price of $24,516. Graduates earn an average $18,900 after graduation.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
241 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,000 a year. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
256 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $12,540. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 48% of students receive it.

111 Degrees in Major Awarded
159 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $13,584. Graduates earn an average $23,400 after graduation.

#7

Metro Beauty Academy

Allentown
109 Degrees in Major Awarded
140 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid. An average student at Metro Beauty Academy will pay a net price of $13,829. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
123 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $17,200 after graduation. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
147 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,722. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $17,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
126 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $16,370. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Cosmetology Careers in PA

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Manicurists and Pedicurists 12% $19,980
Skincare Specialists 11% $32,370
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 10% $22,200
Barbers 9% $24,780
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 8% $37,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Culinary Arts 555
Funeral & Mortuary Science 123

View all majors related to Cosmetology

View Nationwide Cosmetology Report

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