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Cosmetology Schools in Tennessee

1,954 students earned Cosmetology degrees in Tennessee in the 2018-2019 year.

A Cosmetology major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 28.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 59.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 3.5%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 12,490 people employed in jobs related to a cosmetology degree, compared to 790,010 nationwide.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in Tennessee

Cosmetology grads earn an average of $30,680 in the state and $33,220 nationwide.

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There are 48 colleges in Tennessee that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

173 Degrees in Major Awarded
252 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. An average student at Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc will pay a net price of $11,718. 58% of students get financical aid.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
217 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,864.

#3

Gould's Academy

Memphis
116 Degrees in Major Awarded
163 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. An average student at Gould's Academy will pay a net price of $18,768.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
847 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,946.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
94 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $15,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 93% of students get financical aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
220 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $13,047. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $14,700 after graduation.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
178 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,775.

#8

Queen City College

Clarksville
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
117 Total Students

In their early career, Queen City College grads earn an average salary of $14,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $12,212.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
503 Total Students

In their early career, Chattanooga College MDTC grads earn an average salary of $18,400. Of all the students who attend this school, 46% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.90%.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,356 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,434. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,800 a year.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
66 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $14,346. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $16,300 after graduation.

Cosmetology Careers in TN

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 25% $23,640
Manicurists and Pedicurists 23% $20,390
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 21% $34,360
Skincare Specialists 19% $25,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Culinary Arts 68
Funeral & Mortuary Science 52

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