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2021 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools

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Finding the Best Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate School for You

In 2018-2019, 132,602 personal and culinary services students received their degrees and certificates, making the major the #2 most popular in the country.

It's not easy to decide which trade school program to enroll in when you have so many options available. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Trade College Search has created the Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 1,929 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular undergraduate certificate programs for trade school students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Personal & Culinary Services program at each school on the list.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Colleges.

Our 2021 rankings named Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc the most popular school in the United States for personal and culinary services students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the city of Guaynabo, Instituto de Banca is a private for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

Women make up 62% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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The in-demand undergraduate certificate programs at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Boulder helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the most popular personal and culinary services schools in the United States. Escoffier - Boulder is a small private for-profit school located in the midsize city of Boulder.

Of the 907 students majoring in personal and culinary services at Escoffier - Boulder, 29% are male and 71% are female.

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The in-demand undergraduate certificate programs at Aveda Institute - Covington helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the most popular personal and culinary services schools in the United States. Located in the suburb of Covington, Aveda Institute - Covington is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Women make up 94% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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The in-demand undergraduate certificate programs at Escuela Hotelera de San Juan helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the most popular personal and culinary services schools in the United States. Located in the large city of Hato Rey, Escuela Hotelera de San Juan is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Of the 414 students majoring in personal and culinary services at Escuela Hotelera de San Juan, 54% are male and 46% are female.

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#5

Douglas J Aveda Institute

East Lansing, MI

The in-demand undergraduate certificate programs at Douglas J Aveda Institute helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the most popular personal and culinary services schools in the United States. Douglas J Aveda Institute is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the city of East Lansing.

Women make up 96% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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With a ranking of #6, Olympian Academy of Cosmetology did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for personal and culinary services students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the remote town of Alamogordo, Olympian Academy of Cosmetology is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Of the 291 students majoring in personal and culinary services at Olympian Academy of Cosmetology, 18% are male and 82% are female.

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Empire Beauty School-Manhattan ranked #7 on this year’s Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Empire Beauty School-Manhattan is a small private for-profit school located in the large city of New York.

Women make up 94% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate personal and culinary services programs. Located in the medium-sized city of Everett, Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Women make up 96% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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San Jacinto Community College landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate personal and culinary services programs. Located in the large suburb of Pasadena, San Jacinto College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Of the 244 students majoring in personal and culinary services at San Jacinto College, 10% are male and 90% are female.

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#10

Aveda Institute - Tallahassee

Tallahassee, FL

Aveda Institute - Tallahassee landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate personal and culinary services programs. Located in the medium-sized city of Tallahassee, Aveda Institute - Tallahassee is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Women make up 96% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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#11

Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School

North Little Rock, AR

Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the city of North Little Rock.

Of the 218 students majoring in personal and culinary services at Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School, 6% are male and 94% are female.

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With a ranking of #12, Florida Technical College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for personal and culinary services students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the large suburb of Orlando, Florida Technical College is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Women make up 62% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin is a small private for-profit school located in the large city of Las Vegas.

Women make up 98% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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Paul Mitchell the School Temecula landed the #14 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate personal and culinary services programs. Located in the city of Temecula, Paul Mitchell the School Temecula is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Of the 210 students majoring in personal and culinary services at Paul Mitchell the School Temecula, 3% are male and 97% are female.

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Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Austin came in at #15 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Located in the large city of Austin, Escoffier - Austin is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Women make up 45% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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With a ranking of #16, Paul Mitchell the School Houston did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for personal and culinary services students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the city of Houston, Paul Mitchell the School Houston is a private for-profit college with a fairly small student population.

Women make up 94% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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#17

Elaine Sterling Institute

Sandy Springs, GA

Elaine Sterling Institute ranked #17 on this year’s Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Elaine Sterling Institute is a small private for-profit school located in the large city of Sandy Springs.

Women make up 98% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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#18

Texas Barber College

Houston, TX

Texas Barber College came in at #18 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Texas Barber College is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the city of Houston.

About 17% of the students majoring in personal and culinary services at the school are women while 83% are male.

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With a ranking of #19, Paul Mitchell the School Gastonia did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for personal and culinary services students working on their undergraduate certificate. Paul Mitchell the School Gastonia is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the small city of Gastonia.

Of the 186 students majoring in personal and culinary services at Paul Mitchell the School Gastonia, 6% are male and 94% are female.

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#20

Lake Land College

Mattoon, IL

Lake Land College came in at #20 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Lake Land College is a small public school located in the town of Mattoon.

About 15% of the students majoring in personal and culinary services at the school are women while 85% are male.

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#21

Parisian Beauty School

Hackensack, NJ

Parisian Beauty School ranked #21 on this year’s Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Parisian Beauty Academy is a small private for-profit school located in the suburb of Hackensack.

About 89% of the students majoring in personal and culinary services at the school are women while 11% are male.

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Bellus Academy - Poway came in at #22 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Located in the small city of Poway, Bellus Academy is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Of the 183 students majoring in personal and culinary services at Bellus Academy, 17% are male and 83% are female.

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With a ranking of #22, Emma’s Beauty Academy-Juana Diaz did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for personal and culinary services students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the suburb of Juana Diaz, Emma's Beauty Academy-Juana Diaz is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Women make up 71% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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#24

Elegance International

Hollywood, CA

With a ranking of #24, Elegance International did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for personal and culinary services students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the city of Hollywood, Elegance International is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Of the 178 students majoring in personal and culinary services at Elegance International, 4% are male and 96% are female.

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Los Angeles Trade Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for personal and culinary services students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #25 on the list. Los Angeles Trade Technical College is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Los Angeles.

Women make up 76% of the personal and culinary services majors at the school.

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#29

Georgia Career Institute

Conyers, GA
#33

Century College - San Juan

San Juan, PR
#34

Medspa Academies

South Jordan, UT
#34

Hinds Community College

Raymond, MS
#37

Bella Capelli Academy

Monroeville, PA
#38

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute

Philadelphia, PA
#39

Florida Barber Academy

Plantation, FL
#45

Vista College

El Paso, TX
#47

El Centro College

Dallas, TX
#48

Institute of Technology

Clovis, CA

Additional Award Winners

This section shows the rest of the schools awarded a Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 1929 different United States personal and culinary services schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 Mountainland Technical College Lehi, UT
51 Hair Academy Inc-New Carrollton New Carrollton, MD
53 Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York West New York, NJ
53 Eric Fisher Academy Wichita, KS
53 Aveda Institute Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
56 Celebrity School of Beauty Miami, FL
56 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
56 Paul Mitchell the School Costa Mesa Costa Mesa, CA
59 Pickens Technical College Aurora, CO
59 Neo-Esthetique European Institute San Juan, PR
59 Avalon School of Cosmetology - Mesa Mesa, AZ
62 Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
63 Sunstate Academy Fort Myers, FL
64 Aveda Institute - Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN
64 D’Mart Institute Barranquitas, PR
66 Beauty Academy of South Florida Hialeah Gardens, FL
67 Studio Academy of Beauty Chandler, AZ
67 Francis Tuttle Technology Center Oklahoma City, OK
69 Empire Beauty School-Michigan Grand Rapids, MI
69 Paul Mitchell the School Orlando Oviedo, FL
69 Aveda Fredric’s Institute - Cincinnati West Chester, OH
72 Rizzieri Aveda School for Beauty and Wellness Voorhees, NJ
73 Paul Mitchell the School St Louis St. Louis, MO
73 Paul Mitchell the School Denver Lakewood, CO
75 Paul Mitchell the School Tampa Tampa, FL
75 Davis Technical College Kaysville, UT
77 Ohio State College of Barber Styling Columbus, OH
77 New England Hair Academy Malden, MA
79 Federico Beauty Institute Sacramento, CA
79 Fullerton College Fullerton, CA
79 Paul Mitchell the School Richland Richland, WA
82 Career Academy of Hair Design Springdale, AR
83 Avalon School of Cosmetology - Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
83 Paul Mitchell the School Modesto Modesto, CA
83 Hair Professionals Academy of Cosmetology West Dundee, IL
83 Moler Barber College Oakland, CA
83 Riverside City College Riverside, CA
83 PJ’s College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green Bowling Green, KY
89 Milan Institute-Bakersfield Bakersfield, CA
89 Long Island Beauty School-Hauppauge Hauppauge, NY
91 Empire Beauty School-Center City Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
92 Bellus Academy - National City National City, CA
93 Paul Mitchell the School Salt Lake City Holladay, UT
94 Cinta Aveda Institute San Francisco, CA
94 Cosmetology Career Center LLC Carrollton, TX
94 Empire Beauty School-Queens Astoria, NY
94 East Valley Institute of Technology Mesa, AZ
98 Academy of Hair Design - Springfield Springfield, MO
98 Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology, North Dayton Dayton, OH
100 Bene’s Career Academy New Port Richey, FL
100 Empire Beauty School-Morrow Morrow, GA
100 MTI College Sacramento, CA
103 Paul Mitchell the School Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
103 Lu Ross Academy Ventura, CA
103 Z Hair Academy Overland Park, KS
103 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Plano Plano, TX
103 Paul Mitchell the School Columbia Columbia, SC
108 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Arlington Arlington, TX
108 Saddleback College Mission Viejo, CA
110 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston Cranston, RI
110 Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Athens, GA
112 Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg Rexburg, ID
112 Paul Mitchell the School Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
114 Ogden-Weber Technical College Ogden, UT
114 Pioneer Pacific College Wilsonville, OR
114 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Stafford Stafford, TX
114 Sheridan Technical College Hollywood, FL
114 Crave Beauty Academy Wichita, KS
114 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Ft Worth Fort Worth, TX
120 Paul Mitchell the School Lexington Lexington, KY
120 Total Image Beauty Academy Union City, NJ
122 Bellus Academy Manhattan, KS
123 Paul Mitchell the School Murfreesboro Murfreesboro, TN
124 Capri Cosmetology Learning Centers Nanuet, NY
124 Rudy & Kelly Academy - A Paul Mitchell Partner School Virginia Beach, VA
126 Continental School of Beauty Culture, Mattydale Mattydale, NY
126 Aveda Fredric’s Institute - Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
126 Paul Mitchell the School Memphis Bartlett, TN
126 Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Federal Way Federal Way, WA
130 Shear Excellence Hair Academy Tampa, FL
131 Paul Mitchell the School Lombard Lombard, IL
131 Atlanta School of Massage Atlanta, GA
131 Arizona Culinary Institute Scottsdale, AZ
131 American Educational College Bayamon, PR
131 Paul Mitchell the School East Bay Pleasant Hill, CA
136 Lincoln Technical Institute - Shelton Shelton, CT
136 California Hair Design Academy La Mesa, CA
138 Paul Mitchell the School Pasadena Pasadena, CA
138 Twin City Beauty College Saint Joseph, MI
140 Empire Beauty School-Hooksett Hooksett, NH
140 Tenaj Salon Institute The Villages, FL
140 Leons Beauty School Inc Greensboro, NC
143 Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL
143 International Institute of Cosmetology Wethersfield, CT
145 Paul Mitchell the School Charleston North Charleston, SC
145 Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA
145 Clary Sage College Tulsa, OK
145 Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-Perth Amboy Perth Amboy, NJ
149 Paul Mitchell the School Columbus Columbus, OH
149 Hairitage Hair Academy Saint George, UT
149 Paul Mitchell the School Mclean McLean, VA
149 Taylor Andrews Academy-Orem Orem, UT
149 Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design-West Jordan West Jordan, UT
149 Paul Mitchell the School Fort Myers Fort Myers, FL
155 Florida Career College - Orlando Orlando, FL
155 ICPR Junior College - Manati Manatí, PR
155 The Salon Professional Academy - Evansville Evansville, IN
158 Phagans School of Hair Design Happy Valley, OR
158 IBMC College Fort Collins, CO
158 Paul Mitchell the School Tulsa Tulsa, OK
158 Paul Mitchell the School Logan Logan, UT
158 Empire Beauty School-Maine Portland, ME
158 Bellus Academy - El Cajon El Cajon, CA
158 Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers-Casselberry Casselberry, FL
165 Alamo City Barber College San Antonio, TX
165 Aveda Institute - Columbus Columbus, OH
165 Paul Mitchell the School Michigan Sterling Heights, MI
165 Paul Mitchell the School San Antonio San Antonio, TX
165 Blue Cliff College - Metairie Metairie, LA
165 Paul Mitchell the School Jessup Jessup, MD
171 Paul Mitchell the School North Haven North Haven, CT
171 Aveda Institute - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
171 Pensacola State College Pensacola, FL
171 PJ’s College of Cosmetology-Clarksville Clarksville, IN
171 Larry’s Barber College Chicago, IL
171 Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics Woburn, MA
171 Rob Roy Academy-Worcester Worcester, MA
171 Arrojo Cosmetology School New York, NY
171 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
180 Paul Mitchell the School Overland Park Overland Park, KS
180 Paul Mitchell the School Sacramento Sacramento, CA
182 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Dallas Dallas, TX
182 Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc Knoxville, TN
182 Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL
182 Empire Beauty School-Boston Boston, MA
182 Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque, NM
182 Paul Mitchell the School Wichita Wichita, KS
182 Grabber School of Hair Design St. Louis, MO
182 Aveda Institute - Provo Provo, UT
182 David Pressley School of Cosmetology Royal Oak, MI
182 Paul Mitchell the School Toledo Sylvania, OH
192 Empire Beauty School-Wyoming Valley Moosic, PA
192 Aveda Institute - Tucson Tucson, AZ
192 The Beauty Institute-Ambler Ambler, PA
192 Dallas Barber & Stylist College Dallas, TX
192 Empire Beauty School-Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY
192 Empire Beauty School-Avondale Avondale, AZ
192 Intellitec College - Grand Junction Grand Junction, CO
199 Avalon School of Cosmetology - Layton Layton, UT
199 Paul Mitchell the School Reno Reno, NV
199 Paul Mitchell the School Knoxville Knoxville, TN
199 Paul Mitchell the School Rhode Island Cranston, RI
199 Empire Beauty School-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
199 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-San Antonio San Antonio, TX
199 The Temple - A Paul Mitchell Partner School Frederick, MD
206 Paul Mitchell the School Greenville Greenville, SC
206 Academy Di Capelli - School of Cosmetology Wallingford, CT
206 Paul Mitchell the School Louisville Louisville, KY
206 Paul Mitchell the School Huntsville Madison, AL
206 Milan Institute-Clovis Fresno, CA
206 Paul Mitchell the School Normal Normal, IL
206 Central Carolina Community College Sanford, NC
206 The Temple Annapolis - A Paul Mitchell Partner School Annapolis, MD
206 Penrose Academy Scottsdale, AZ
206 Paul Mitchell the School Bradley Bourbonnais, IL
216 Paul Mitchell the School Fayetteville Fayetteville, NC
216 Liceo de Arte y Tecnologia San Juan, PR
216 International Salon and Spa Academy Colorado Springs, CO
216 Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville, NC
216 Citrus College Glendora, CA
216 Aveda Institute - Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
222 Golden West College Huntington Beach, CA
222 Paul Mitchell the School Webster Webster, TX
222 Rudae’s School of Beauty Culture-Ft Wayne Fort Wayne, IN
222 Paul Mitchell the School Cleveland Twinsburg, OH
222 Indian River State College Fort Pierce, FL
222 Xenon International Academy-Omaha Omaha, NE
222 La Belle Beauty Academy Miami, FL
222 San Diego City College San Diego, CA
230 American Beauty School Bronx, NY
230 Central Georgia Technical College Warner Robins, GA
230 Aveda Institute - New York New York, NY
230 Aveda Institute - Maryland Bel Air, MD
230 Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee Muskogee, OK
230 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Highland Highland, IN
230 Taylor Andrews Academy-St George St. George, UT
230 Paul Mitchell the School Atlanta Atlanta, GA
230 Denmark College Merrillville, IN
230 Sunstate Academy Clearwater, FL
240 Artistic Academy of Hair Design Morris Plains, NJ
240 Paul Mitchell the School Chicago Chicago, IL
240 Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie Metairie, LA
240 Aveda Institute - Phoenix Tempe, AZ
240 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston, MS
240 Manatee Technical College Bradenton, FL
240 MyrAngel Beauty Institute San Lorenzo, PR
247 San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology Inc San Francisco, CA
247 Trinity Valley Community College Athens, TX
247 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Bridgeview Bridgeview, IL
247 Skin Institute Saint Louis, MO
247 Summit Salon Academy - Tampa Tampa, FL
247 Award Beauty School Hagerstown, MD
247 Paul Mitchell the School Spokane Spokane Valley, WA
247 International Academy of Style Reno, NV
255 Skin Science Institute Salt Lake City, UT
255 Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Mountlake Terrace Mountlake Terrace, WA
257 Paul Mitchell the School Springfield Springfield, MO
257 UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences-Harlingen Harlingen, TX
257 Pro Way Hair School Stone Mountain, GA
257 Paul Mitchell the School Miami Miami, FL
257 Aveda Institute - Lafayette Lafayette, LA
257 Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
257 West Georgia Technical College Waco, GA
257 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Hurst Hurst, TX
265 Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno Reno, NV
265 Ashland Community and Technical College Ashland, KY
265 Paul Mitchell the School Honolulu Honolulu, HI
265 Empire Beauty School-Speedway Speedway, IN
265 Boca Beauty Academy - Parkland Parkland, FL
265 Aveda Institute - Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA
265 Paul Mitchell the School Raleigh Raleigh, NC
265 Paul Mitchell the School Schenectady Schenectady, NY
265 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NW Chicago, IL
265 The Barber School Midvale, UT
265 GateWay Community College - Central City Phoenix, AZ
276 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta, GA
276 South Plains College Levelland, TX
276 Dorsey Schools, Roseville Culinary Academy Roseville, MI
276 Vogue College of Cosmetology-McAllen McAllen, TX
276 Orange Technical College - Westside Campus Winter Garden, FL
281 Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus WOODBURY, MN
281 John Amico School of Hair Design Oak Forest, IL
281 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-North Dallas Dallas, TX
281 Paul Mitchell the School San Jose San Jose, CA
281 Independence College of Cosmetology Independence, MO
281 Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg Harrisburg, PA
281 Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Northfield Northfield, NJ
288 Cannella School of Hair Design, Chicago (South Archer Ave) Chicago, IL
288 Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara, CA
288 Ricci’s Academy of Cosmetology Newtown, CT
288 Hacienda La Puente Adult Education La Puente, CA
288 Salon Success Academy - Upland Upland, CA

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also popular but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools award.

Rank College Location
293 Great Lakes Institute of Technology Erie, PA
293 Paul Mitchell the School Arkansas Fayetteville, AR
293 Antilles School of Technical Careers San Juan, PR
293 Clarendon College Clarendon, TX
293 Brittany Beauty Academy Levittown, NY
293 Associated Barber College of San Diego San Diego, CA
293 Paul Mitchell the School Missouri Columbia Columbia, MO
300 Joseph’s College Cosmetology Lincoln, NE
300 University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College North Little Rock, AR
300 Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin, GA
300 Baton Rouge Community College Baton Rouge, LA
300 Michigan Career and Technical Institute Plainwell, MI
300 Paul Mitchell the School Farmington Hills Farmington Hills, MI
300 Futura Career Institute Hialeah, FL
300 Continental School of Beauty Culture, Rochester Rochester, NY
308 Empire Beauty School-Bloomfield Bloomfield, NJ
308 Paul Mitchell the School Jersey Shore Brick, NJ
308 Empire Beauty School-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
308 Stewart School Sioux Falls, SD
308 P B Cosmetology Education Center Gloucester, NJ
308 Genesis Career College-Cookeville Cookeville, TN
308 LaBarberia Institute of Hair Mayfield Hts, OH
308 Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Greenville Greenville, SC
316 Florida Education Institute Miami, FL
316 Aveda Institute - Des Moines West Des Moines, IA
316 Academia Serrant Inc Ponce, PR
316 Lytles Redwood Empire Beauty College Inc Santa Rosa, CA
316 Guy’s Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology Inc Shreveport, LA
316 Paul Mitchell the School Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
316 Bennett Career Institute Washington, DC
316 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus Indiana, PA
324 Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland, OH
324 Delgado Community College New Orleans, LA
324 Jolie Health & Beauty Academy-Cherry Hill Cherry Hill, NJ
324 Paul Mitchell the School Nampa Nampa, ID
324 Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers Hollywood, FL
324 College of Hair Design-Downtown Lincoln, NE
324 Empire Beauty School-NE Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
324 Barber School of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
324 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Denton Denton, TX
333 Winston Salem Barber School Winston-Salem, NC
333 SOWELA Technical Community College Lake Charles, LA
333 Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology Boise, ID
333 Paul Mitchell the School Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
333 Empire Beauty School-Springfield Springfield, PA
338 Southern Careers Institute - Brownsville Brownsville, TX
338 Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS
338 Paul Mitchell the School Birmingham Hoover, AL
338 Empire Beauty School-Reading Reading, PA
338 American Beauty College West Covina, CA
338 Lancaster Beauty School Lancaster, CA
338 Capri Institute of Hair Design, Clifton Clifton, NJ
345 Texarkana College Texarkana, TX
345 Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook Westbrook, ME
345 Empire Beauty School-Somersworth Somersworth, NH
345 Hair Academy II Hillcrest Heights, MD
345 Odessa College Odessa, TX
345 Empire Beauty School-Gwinnett Lawrenceville, GA
345 Cosmetology & Spa Academy Crystal Lake, IL
352 Empire Beauty School-Pineville Charlotte, NC
352 ICPR Junior College - General Institutional Hato Rey, PR
352 La Belle Beauty School Hialeah, FL
352 UCAS University of Cosemtology Arts & Sciences-McAllen McAllen, TX
352 Valencia College Orlando, FL
352 Institute of Beauty Occupations and Technology Course-San Sebastian San Sebastian, PR
358 Bridgerland Technical College Logan, UT
358 Paul Mitchell the School Woodbridge Woodbridge, VA
358 Innovate Salon Academy South Plainfield, NJ
358 Empire Beauty School-Monroeville Monroeville, PA
358 Paul Mitchell the School Ogden Ogden, UT
358 Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics Omaha, NE
358 Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA
358 Kilgore College Kilgore, TX
358 North Adrian’s College of Beauty Inc Modesto, CA
358 Cambridge Technical Institute San Juan, PR
358 Keune Academy by 124 Lawrenceville, GA
369 University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts Springfield, IL
369 Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL
369 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Nashville Nashville, TN
369 Advance Beauty College Garden Grove, CA
369 Acaydia School of Aesthetics Provo, UT
369 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Memphis Memphis, TN
369 Savannah Technical College Savannah, GA
369 Aveda Institute Portland - Vancouver Campus Vancouver, WA
369 Urban Barber College Concord, CA
369 Empire Beauty School-Stone Park Stone Park, IL
369 Erwin Technical College Tampa, FL
369 American Institute of Beauty Largo, FL
369 Northwest College School of Beauty - Eugene Springfield, OR
369 Avenue Five Institute Austin, TX
383 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
383 Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City, KS
383 Michigan Barber School Inc Detroit, MI
383 Traviss Technical College Lakeland, FL
383 Metro Beauty Academy Allentown, PA
383 Paul Mitchell the School Austin Austin, TX
383 Sebring Career Schools-Houston Houston, TX
383 Navarro College Corsicana, TX

Personal & Culinary Services by Region

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Personal & Culinary Services Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Cosmetology 103,674
Culinary Arts 26,643
Funeral & Mortuary Science 1,965
Other Personal & Culinary Services 320

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 107,435
Precision Production 57,423
Construction Trades 36,003
Transportation & Materials Moving 27,979

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to U.S. Army Europe Images.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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