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Cosmetology Schools in Tennessee

1,954 Cosmetology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Cosmetology is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Cosmetology Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Cosmetology Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Cosmetology Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in Tennessee

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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 of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $11,718. 58% of students get financical aid.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
217 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year.

#3

Gould's Academy

Memphis
116 Degrees in Major Awarded
163 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,768.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
847 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,900 a year. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 84% of students get financical aid.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
94 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,800 a year. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

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. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
178 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 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

This private school has an average net price of $12,212. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
503 Total Students

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%. An average student at Chattanooga College MDTC will pay a net price of $21,903.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,356 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,434. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
66 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $14,346. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

View all majors related to Cosmetology

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