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Cosmetology Schools in South Carolina

1,461 Cosmetology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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

Gender Distribution

In South 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 South Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 42.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 50.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.1%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in South Carolina

There are 8,380 people in the state and 790,010 people in the nation working in cosmetology jobs.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in South Carolina

Cosmetology grads earn an average of $29,900 in the state and $33,220 nationwide.

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There are 34 colleges in South Carolina that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
147 Total Students

53% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $10,084.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
175 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.30% which is lower than average. An average student at Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology will pay a net price of $17,288. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
148 Total Students

An average student at Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Spartanburg will pay a net price of $14,319. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 5.30% which is lower than average.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
239 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 89% of students get financical aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $11,111.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
174 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $18,890. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,400 a year.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
209 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $12,043. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
191 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $13,497. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,000 a year. 95% of students get financical aid.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
166 Total Students

An average student at Paul Mitchell the School Greenville will pay a net price of $12,578. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 88% of students get financical aid.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
134 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $16,200 after graduation.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
175 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. An average student at Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Greenville will pay a net price of $14,284. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Cosmetology Careers in SC

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Manicurists and Pedicurists 15% $28,660
Skincare Specialists 14% $26,640
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 13% $19,420
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 13% $35,190

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Culinary Arts 221
Funeral & Mortuary Science 23

View all majors related to Cosmetology

View Nationwide Cosmetology Report

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