There are schools offering cosmetology programs in Colorado!
Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Colorado
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Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy, which was ranked 63rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Colorado Springs. 87 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy in 2010.
Glenwood Beauty Academy, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Glenwood Springs. In 2010, Glenwood Beauty Academy graduated 21 students from its cosmetology program.
Regency Beauty Institute-Lakewood, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Denver. 34 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from Regency Beauty Institute-Lakewood in 2010. Students at Regency Beauty Institute-Lakewood paid $0 per year in tuition fees.
If you choose to attend a Colorado cosmetology school, average tuition will be $1,441 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,226 per year to $12,160 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado cosmetology schools were charged at the following schools:
- National American University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $12,160 per year
- National American University-Colorado Springs - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $12,160 per year
- Lamar Community College - located in Lamar, students are charged $3,676 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Colorado cosmetology schools were charged at the following schools:
- Pickens Technical College - located in Aurora, students are charged $2,226 per year
- Colorado Northwestern Community College - located in Rangely, students are charged $2,506 per year
- Red Rocks Community College - located in Denver, students are charged $2,625 per year
A cosmetology certificate from a Colorado school... what next?
A large number of Colorado cosmetology graduates become cosmetologists. Colorado had 6,120 cosmetologists in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Colorado cosmetologists:
- Adams County - 3,560 cosmetologists
- El Paso County - 750 cosmetologists
- Larimer County - 410 cosmetologists
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of cosmetologists is expected to grow by 11% by 2018. There are projected to be 12,680 cosmetologists working in the Colorado then.
On average, cosmetologists earn $27,420 per year. However, Colorado cosmetologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,540 per year to more than $66,470 per year in 2010. A cosmetologist in the following Colorado counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Boulder County - $39,520 per year
- Adams County - $28,440 per year
- El Paso County - $25,520 per year
A cosmetologist in the following counties in Colorado make the lowest salaries on average:
- Weld County - $20,330 per year
- Chaffee County - $20,770 per year
- Pueblo County - $21,330 per year
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Cosmetology in Colorado
- Certificate in Cosmetology in Colorado
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Featured Online Schools
|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,018 miles from location||Aveda Institute Denver||Denver||CO||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|7,015 miles from location||The Salon Professional Academy||Colorado Springs||CO||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|7,020 miles from location||Paul Mitchell the School-Colorado Springs||Colorado Springs||CO||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|7,027 miles from location||Red Rocks Community College||Denver||CO||12.8922||n/a||9,143|
|6,915 miles from location||Northeastern Junior College||Sterling||CO||18.6572||n/a||2,497|
|7,019 miles from location||Emily Griffith Opportunity School||Denver||CO||29.376||n/a||2,230|
|7,022 miles from location||Trinidad State Junior College||Trinidad||CO||21.1619||n/a||1,812|
|6,961 miles from location||Otero Junior College||La Junta||CO||19.2583||n/a||1,660|
|7,212 miles from location||Colorado Northwestern Community College||Rangely||CO||17.2141||n/a||1,375|
|7,008 miles from location||Pickens Technical College||Aurora||CO||25.924||n/a||1,362|
|6,910 miles from location||Lamar Community College||Lamar||CO||14.7336||n/a||1,080|
|7,022 miles from location||Heritage College-Denver||Denver||CO||25.2387||n/a||703|
|7,192 miles from location||Delta Montrose Technical College||Delta||CO||32.5559||n/a||493|
|7,016 miles from location||National American University-Denver||Denver||CO||10.038||n/a||362|
|7,017 miles from location||National American University-Colorado Springs||Colorado Springs||CO||1.37516||n/a||343|
|7,014 miles from location||Hair Dynamics Education Center||Fort Collins||CO||28.1497||n/a||251|
|7,017 miles from location||International Salon and Spa Academy||Colorado Springs||CO||19.3918||n/a||216|
|7,014 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Thornton||Denver||CO||21.8778||n/a||166|
|7,021 miles from location||Regency Beauty Institute-Westminster||Westminster||CO||24.079||100%||141|
|7,023 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Lakewood||Denver||CO||19.3095||n/a||126|
|7,012 miles from location||Xenon International Academy||Aurora||CO||32.8242||n/a||119|
|7,012 miles from location||Regency Beauty Institute-Fort Collins||Fort Collins||CO||n/a||n/a||116|
|7,009 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Aurora||Aurora||CO||23.7529||n/a||101|
|7,023 miles from location||Regency Beauty Institute-Lakewood||Denver||CO||33.3635||96%||91|
|7,212 miles from location||The Salon Professional Academy||Grand Junction||CO||25.8924||n/a||88|
|7,018 miles from location||National Beauty College||Denver||CO||n/a||n/a||81|
|7,022 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Arvada||Arvada||CO||23.5817||n/a||81|
|7,013 miles from location||Cuttin' Up Beauty Academy||Denver||CO||17.611||n/a||67|
|7,023 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Littleton||Littleton||CO||25.9172||n/a||66|
|6,995 miles from location||Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture||Greeley||CO||24.9667||n/a||46|
|7,017 miles from location||Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy||Colorado Springs||CO||37.0004||100%||39|
|7,013 miles from location||Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture||Fort Collins||CO||25.6759||n/a||28|
|7,143 miles from location||Glenwood Beauty Academy||Glenwood Springs||CO||33.752||n/a||22|
|7,030 miles from location||Summit Salon & Beauty School||Woodland Park||CO||n/a||n/a||14|
Curious what studying Cosmetology gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Colorado
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists +||6,120||$27,420||8.1%|
|Skincare Specialists +||910||$38,370||75.0%|
|Manicurists and Pedicurists +||550||$23,970||10.0%|
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