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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Kansas


Each year, roughly 1.4% of Kansas students graduate with certificates in beauty. In other words, every year an estimated 1,275 beauty professionals graduate from Kansas' 27 beauty schools.

Top Schools

Z Hair Academy, which is located in Lawrence, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 55th in the country in 2010. 30 students graduated with a certificate in beauty from Z Hair Academy in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Kansas with a beauty program is Old Town Barber College, which is located in Wichita. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. 29 students graduated with certificate in beauty from Old Town Barber College in 2010.

Paul Mitchell the School-Wichita, which is located in Wichita, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 65th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Paul Mitchell the School-Wichita graduated 35 students from its beauty programs. Paul Mitchell the School-Wichita charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Kansas' beauty schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $691 per year, though tuition can range from $2,370 per year to $1,980 per year. The Kansas beauty schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Fort Scott Community College - located in Fort Scott, students are charged $2,370 per year
  2. Johnson County Community College - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $2,250 per year
  3. Cowley County Community College - located in Arkansas City, students are charged $2,232 per year

The beauty schools in Kansas that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  2. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Independence Community College - located in Independence, students are charged $2,080 per year

A beauty certificate from a Kansas school... what next?

Barber, esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager are the professions of choice for a majority of beauty graduates in Kansas. In 2010, there were 6,550 beauty professional working in Kansas, including 3,450 hairdressers, barbers, and 180 estheticians. The following counties have the largest number of Kansas beauty professionals:

  1. Allen County - 1,550 beauty professionals
  2. Butler County - 1,380 beauty professionals
  3. Jackson County - 390 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of beauty professionals is expected to grow by 11% by 2018. There are projected to be 9,530 beauty professionals working in Kansas then. Of these 9,530 beauty professionals, the government predicts that 6,810 will be hairdressers, an unknown number will be barbers, and 330 will be estheticians.

Salary

On average, beauty professionals earn a salary of $33,352 per year in Kansas state. But, salaries for beauty professional can vary. In 2010, beauty professional made as little as less than $15,420 per year or as much as more than $78,600 per year in Kansas. The counties in Kansas with the highest average salary for beauty professionals are:

  1. Geary County - $34,647 per year
  2. Butler County - $34,203 per year
  3. Douglas County - $31,050 per year

On average, beauty professionals earn the least in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Jackson County - $27,605 per year
  2. Allen County - $29,570 per year
  3. Douglas County - $31,050 per year

On average, the highest paid beauty professionals in Kansas were:

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $44,740 per year
  2. Esthetician - $40,070 per year
  3. Salon Manager - $31,640 per year

The beauty professionals with lowest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. Barber - $27,340 per year
  2. Hairdresser - $22,970 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in beauty. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as cosmetology or fashion.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Beauty in Kansas
  • Certificate in Beauty in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,621 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-Wichita Wichita KS n/a n/a n/a
6,634 miles from location Eric Fisher Academy Wichita KS n/a n/a n/a
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,480 miles from location Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City KS 13.5424 n/a 7,137
6,613 miles from location Cowley County Community College Arkansas City KS 16.4747 n/a 4,003
6,815 miles from location Garden City Community College Garden City KS 20.8808 n/a 2,054
6,482 miles from location Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott KS 19.5238 n/a 2,017
6,826 miles from location Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Liberal KS 22.2726 n/a 1,850
6,772 miles from location Dodge City Community College Dodge City KS 17.8849 n/a 1,706
6,540 miles from location Independence Community College Independence KS 19.9226 n/a 1,177
6,849 miles from location Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland KS 33.4551 n/a 291
6,629 miles from location Xenon International Academy Wichita KS 29.0218 n/a 209
6,476 miles from location Cutting Edge Hairstyling Academy Kansas City KS 21.0221 n/a 140
6,621 miles from location Paul Mitchell the School-Wichita Wichita KS 35.0731 n/a 119
6,483 miles from location Xenon International Academy Olathe KS 26.8651 n/a 107
6,478 miles from location B Street Design-School International Hair Styling-OP Shawnee Mission KS 33.7814 n/a 99
6,482 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-Olathe Olathe KS 24.3291 100% 91
6,534 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-Topeka Topeka KS 11.9643 100% 85
6,476 miles from location LaBaron Hairdressing Academy Shawnee Mission KS 27.1697 n/a 79
6,656 miles from location Sidneys Hair Dressing College Hutchinson KS 30.5391 n/a 66
6,634 miles from location Academy of Hair Design Inc Salina KS 20.3519 n/a 59
6,530 miles from location B Street Design-School International Hair Styling-Topeka Topeka KS 24.9584 n/a 47
6,577 miles from location B Street Design School of International Hair Styling Manhattan KS 24.9324 n/a 47
6,508 miles from location Z Hair Academy Lawrence KS 44.7337 100% 43
6,725 miles from location Hays Academy of Hair Design Hays KS 26.9186 n/a 42
6,621 miles from location B Street Design-School of Internationl Hair Styling-Wichita Wichita KS 22.9061 n/a 41
6,625 miles from location Old Town Barber College Wichita KS 35.1851 n/a 34
 

Curious what studying Beauty gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Barbers + n/a $27,340
2
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists + 3,450 $22,970 -12.4%
3
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers + 1,600 $31,640 27.0%
4
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,320 $44,740 61.0%
5
Skincare Specialists + 180 $40,070 28.6%
 

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