There are schools offering cosmetology programs in Kentucky!
Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Kentucky
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The top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a cosmetology program is Trend Setters Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown. Trend Setters Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Elizabethtown. 90 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Trend Setters Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown in 2010.
Southeast School of Cosmetology, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Manchester. 31 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from Southeast School of Cosmetology in 2010.
The third-ranked school in Kentucky that has a cosmetology program is Trend Setters Academy-Louisville. Trend Setters Academy-Louisville, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Louisville. 85 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from Trend Setters Academy-Louisville in 2010. Trend Setters Academy-Louisville charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.
Cosmetology schools in Kentucky, charge students an average tuition of $808 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,200 per year, or as little as $3,120 per year. In 2010, the following Kentucky cosmetology schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Gateway Community and Technical College - located in Florence, students are charged $3,200 per year
- Jefferson Community and Technical College - located in Louisville, students are charged $3,200 per year
- Bluegrass Community and Technical College - located in Lexington, students are charged $3,170 per year
The cosmetology schools in Kentucky that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Ashland Community and Technical College - located in Ashland, students are charged $3,120 per year
- Big Sandy Community and Technical College - located in Prestonsburg, students are charged $3,120 per year
- Owensboro Community and Technical College - located in Owensboro, students are charged $3,120 per year
A cosmetology certificate from a Kentucky school... what next?
The highest percentage of cosmetology graduates in Kentucky pursue careers as a cosmetologist. If you decide to work as a cosmetologist in Kentucky, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,280 Kentucky cosmetologists as of 2010. In Kentucky, the largest numbers of cosmetologists work in the following counties:
- Clark County - 1,130 cosmetologists
- Bourbon County - 540 cosmetologists
- Anderson County - 290 cosmetologists
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of cosmetologists is expected to grow by 18% by 2018. There are projected to be 7,020 cosmetologists working in the Kentucky then.
A cosmetologist in Kentucky earns $23,500 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. cosmetologists in Kentucky had varying salaries from $15,610 to $39,950 per year in 2010. On average a cosmetologist earns the most in the following Kentucky counties:
- Bell County - $29,460 per year
- Bourbon County - $23,560 per year
- Edmonson County - $23,130 per year
The following counties in Kentucky have the lowest average salaries for cosmetologists:
- Adair County - $18,080 per year
- Ballard County - $19,710 per year
- Daviess County - $19,840 per year
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Certificate in Cosmetology in Kentucky
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,994 miles from location||Jefferson Community and Technical College||Louisville||KY||11.4553||n/a||14,991|
|5,925 miles from location||Bluegrass Community and Technical College||Lexington||KY||12.169||n/a||13,373|
|5,928 miles from location||Somerset Community College||Somerset||KY||14.9987||n/a||8,195|
|6,151 miles from location||West Kentucky Community and Technical College||Paducah||KY||18.5802||n/a||7,464|
|6,065 miles from location||Owensboro Community and Technical College||Owensboro||KY||13.9383||n/a||6,324|
|5,830 miles from location||Big Sandy Community and Technical College||Prestonsburg||KY||9.79963||n/a||5,048|
|5,849 miles from location||Hazard Community and Technical College||Hazard||KY||13.5495||n/a||4,713|
|5,827 miles from location||Ashland Community and Technical College||Ashland||KY||11.2991||n/a||4,419|
|5,931 miles from location||Gateway Community and Technical College||Florence||KY||16.0354||n/a||4,206|
|6,030 miles from location||PJ's College of Cosmetology||Bowling Green||KY||22.4459||n/a||598|
|5,986 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne||Louisville||KY||23.6008||n/a||235|
|5,999 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Elizabethtown||Elizabethtown||KY||20.7002||n/a||170|
|5,995 miles from location||Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville||Louisville||KY||21.2241||n/a||152|
|5,989 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Chenoweth||Louisville||KY||24.9812||n/a||142|
|5,830 miles from location||Bellefonte Academy of Beauty||Russell||KY||17.2198||n/a||136|
|5,936 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Florence||Florence||KY||25.1725||n/a||136|
|5,998 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Dixie||Louisville||KY||17.2403||n/a||131|
|5,999 miles from location||Trend Setters Academy-Louisville||Louisville||KY||30.7224||n/a||121|
|5,925 miles from location||The Salon Professional Academy||Lexington||KY||30.7033||n/a||118|
|5,993 miles from location||Empire Beauty School-Highland||Louisville||KY||19.3757||n/a||103|
|6,093 miles from location||Pat Wilsons Beauty College||Henderson||KY||21.9652||n/a||94|
|5,929 miles from location||Barrett and Company School of Hair Design||Nicholasville||KY||19.6107||n/a||90|
|5,928 miles from location||Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington||Lexington||KY||29.7131||n/a||84|
|5,999 miles from location||PJ's College of Cosmetology||Glasgow||KY||23.0715||n/a||75|
|5,883 miles from location||Southeast School of Cosmetology||Manchester||KY||32.4527||n/a||63|
|6,000 miles from location||Trend Setters Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown||Elizabethtown||KY||36.2974||n/a||49|
|6,131 miles from location||Ezell's Cosmetology School||Murray||KY||12.3742||n/a||46|
|6,069 miles from location||Mr Jim's College of Cosmetology||Owensboro||KY||26.6787||n/a||34|
|5,856 miles from location||Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology||Harlan||KY||24.4913||n/a||26|
|5,896 miles from location||Nutek Academy of Beauty Inc||Mount Sterling||KY||26.7228||n/a||26|
|6,087 miles from location||Heads West Kentucky Beauty College||Madisonville||KY||27.3846||n/a||25|
|5,830 miles from location||Regency School of Hair Design||Prestonsburg||KY||24.1465||n/a||23|
|5,876 miles from location||Collins School of Cosmetology||Middlesboro||KY||19.1567||n/a||22|
|5,803 miles from location||Appalachian Beauty School||South Williamson||KY||30.1084||n/a||16|
|5,830 miles from location||Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology||Whitesburg||KY||8.16461||n/a||13|
Curious what studying Cosmetology gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kentucky
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists +||3,280||$23,500||-3.5%|
|Manicurists and Pedicurists +||190||$22,760||18.8%|
|Skincare Specialists +||100||$33,000||42.9%|
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