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Cosmetology Schools in West Virginia

330 students earned Cosmetology degrees in West Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Cosmetology major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of cosmetology majors in West Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 8.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.6%
  • White: 83.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in West Virginia

2,480 people in the state and 790,010 in the nation are employed in jobs related to cosmetology.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in West Virginia

In this state, cosmetology grads earn an average of $24,920. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,220.

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There are 13 colleges in West Virginia that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
87 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $15,100 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $4,496.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
88 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $16,012. Graduates earn an average $14,700 after graduation.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
69 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $16,600 after graduation. An average student at Morgantown Beauty College Inc will pay a net price of $8,188. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
97 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $9,131. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 40% of students receive it.

#5

Carver Career Center

Charleston
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
177 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Carver Career Center grads earn an average salary of $18,400.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
26 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $7,322. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,800 a year.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
115 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,771. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,800 a year.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,212 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,160. 100% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
50 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.40%. An average student at Clarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage Therapy will pay a net price of $9,071. Graduates earn an average $10,400 after graduation.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,449 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 76%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,087. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Cosmetology Careers in WV

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Skincare Specialists 17% $44,940
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 15% $20,480
Manicurists and Pedicurists 13% $20,140
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 12% $30,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Culinary Arts 45

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