Cosmetology in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Louisiana

Each year, roughly 1.4% of Louisiana students graduate with certificates in cosmetology. In other words, every year an estimated 1,664 cosmetologists graduate from Louisiana's 43 cosmetology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Louisiana with a cosmetology program is Alden's School of Cosmetology, which is located in Baker. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. 24 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Alden's School of Cosmetology in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Louisiana with a cosmetology program is Cosmetology Training Center, which is located in Lafayette. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, Cosmetology Training Center graduated 39 students from its cosmetology program.

The third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a cosmetology program is Aveda Institute-Lafayette. Aveda Institute-Lafayette, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is located in Lafayette. In 2010, 95 students graduated from Aveda Institute-Lafayette cosmetology program. Aveda Institute-Lafayette charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


Cosmetology schools in Louisiana, charge students an average tuition of $1,738 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,758 per year, or as little as $1,032 per year. In 2010, the following Louisiana cosmetology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Blue Cliff College-Houma - located in Houma, students are charged $14,758 per year
  2. Remington College-Lafayette Campus - located in Lafayette, students are charged $14,745 per year
  3. Blue Cliff College-Shreveport - located in Shreveport, students are charged $14,644 per year

The cosmetology schools in Louisiana that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus - located in Lafayette, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. Northwest Louisiana Technical College - located in Minden, students are charged $1,122 per year
  3. Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus - located in Alexandria, students are charged $1,123 per year

A cosmetology certificate from a Louisiana school... what next?

Most people who graduate from cosmetology school in Louisiana go on to work as a cosmetologist. In 2010, there were 2,570 cosmetologists working in Louisiana. In Louisiana, the largest numbers of cosmetologists work in the following counties:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 790 cosmetologists
  2. Ascension County - 450 cosmetologists
  3. Lafayette County - 310 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of cosmetologists is expected to grow by 13% by 2018. There are projected to be 5,910 cosmetologists working in the Louisiana then.


A cosmetologist in Louisiana makes an average of $24,920 per year. However, Louisiana cosmetologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,500 per year to more than $48,430 per year in 2010. The counties in Louisiana with the highest average salary for a cosmetologist are:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - $28,470 per year
  2. Acadia County - $26,560 per year
  3. Ascension County - $25,680 per year

The following counties in Louisiana have the lowest average salaries for cosmetologists:

  1. Lafourche County - $18,980 per year
  2. Grant County - $20,680 per year
  3. Bossier County - $21,050 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,442 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-Shreveport Shreveport LA n/a n/a n/a
6,227 miles from location My-Le's Beauty College Gretna LA n/a n/a n/a
6,231 miles from location Delgado Community College New Orleans LA 8.24463 n/a 16,758
6,294 miles from location Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus Baton Rouge LA 16.9853 n/a 2,449
6,216 miles from location Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus Bogalusa LA 23.5699 n/a 1,911
6,347 miles from location Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Lafayette LA 16.3361 n/a 1,320
6,358 miles from location Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus West Monroe LA 24.4169 n/a 1,003
6,417 miles from location Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden LA 16.1085 n/a 829
6,229 miles from location Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus Harvey LA 10.5033 n/a 742
6,369 miles from location Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus Alexandria LA 17.739 n/a 521
6,268 miles from location Blue Cliff College-Houma Houma LA 30.9723 n/a 439
6,346 miles from location Remington College-Lafayette Campus Lafayette LA 19.8456 30% 434
6,371 miles from location Blue Cliff College Alexandria LA 5.67713 n/a 280
6,291 miles from location Camelot College Baton Rouge LA 14.0197 n/a 188
6,253 miles from location Compass Career College Hammond LA 25.9916 n/a 165
6,444 miles from location Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Shreveport LA 16.477 n/a 153
6,212 miles from location Vanguard College of Cosmetology Slidell LA 22.9573 n/a 145
6,228 miles from location Stevensons Academy of Hair Design New Orleans LA 5.26034 n/a 124
6,239 miles from location John Jay Beauty College Kenner LA 21.9824 n/a 120
6,417 miles from location Stage One-The Hair School Lake Charles LA 25.6486 n/a 106
6,290 miles from location Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Baton Rouge Baton Rouge LA n/a n/a 105
6,288 miles from location Aveda Institute-Baton Rouge Baton Rouge LA 30.4475 n/a 103
6,347 miles from location Cosmetology Training Center Lafayette LA 33.8657 100% 99
6,231 miles from location Aveda Institute-Covington Covington LA 32.8948 n/a 99
6,347 miles from location Aveda Institute-Lafayette Lafayette LA 33.4627 n/a 93
6,282 miles from location Denham Springs Beauty School Denham Springs LA 27.7085 n/a 78
6,289 miles from location D-Jays School of Beauty Arts and Sciences Baton Rouge LA 18.1465 n/a 68
6,270 miles from location Omega Institute of Cosmetology Houma LA 29.6065 n/a 57
6,441 miles from location Guy's Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology Inc Shreveport LA 23.6098 n/a 52
6,368 miles from location Louisiana Academy of Beauty Eunice LA 25.9312 n/a 51
6,369 miles from location Pineville Beauty School Pineville LA 28.1419 n/a 50
6,267 miles from location South Louisiana Beauty College Houma LA 9.6822 n/a 48
6,416 miles from location Demmons School of Beauty Lake Charles LA 18.6707 n/a 46
6,349 miles from location Cloyds Beauty School 1 Inc West Monroe LA 22.2729 n/a 44
6,312 miles from location Jonesville Beauty School Vidalia LA 20.6206 n/a 40
6,346 miles from location Cloyds Beauty School 3 Inc Monroe LA 28.391 n/a 38
6,226 miles from location John Jay Beauty College New Orleans LA 0.964517 n/a 34
6,294 miles from location Alden's School of Cosmetology Baker LA 35.0315 n/a 34
6,349 miles from location Opelousas School of Cosmetology Inc Opelousas LA 16.0614 n/a 28
6,379 miles from location Pat Goins Ruston Beauty School Ruston LA 20.9453 n/a 18
6,347 miles from location Cloyds Beauty School 2 Inc Monroe LA 30.2581 n/a 15
6,442 miles from location Pat Goins Benton Road Beauty School Bossier City LA 21.7671 n/a 13
6,347 miles from location Pat Goins Beauty School Monroe LA 21.5846 n/a 7

Curious what studying Cosmetology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Barbers + n/a $22,130
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists + 2,570 $24,920 -19.4%
Manicurists and Pedicurists + 310 $25,070 342.9%
Skincare Specialists + 290 $24,440 123.1%
Shampooers + 220 $18,600 -45.0%

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