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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Missouri


Around 0.9% of Missouri's graduates graduate from beauty certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 1,654 beauty professionals graduate from Missouri's 41 beauty schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri that has a beauty program is Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program. Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program, which was ranked 58th in the country in 2010, is located in Poplar Bluff. In 2010, Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program graduated 18 students from its beauty program.

The second-ranked school in Missouri with a beauty program is Warrensburg Area Career Center, which is located in Warrensburg. In 2010, it was ranked 61st nationwide. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Warrensburg Area Career Center beauty program.

Waynesville Career Center, which is located in Waynesville, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 61st in the country in 2010. 4 students graduated with certificate in beauty from Waynesville Career Center in 2010. The tuition rate at Waynesville Career Center was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Missouri's beauty schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,484 per year, though tuition can range from $12,103 per year to $10,200 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri beauty schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Vatterott College - located in Joplin, students are charged $12,103 per year
  2. Vatterott College-St Charles Campus - located in Saint Charles, students are charged $12,010 per year
  3. Vatterott College - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $11,829 per year

The following Missouri beauty schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Vatterott College - located in Saint Joseph, students are charged $10,200 per year
  2. Vatterott College - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $11,740 per year
  3. Vatterott College - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $11,829 per year

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

beauty graduates in Missouri can go into a variety of professions such as barber, esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager. 11,410 beauty professionals were working in Missouri in 2010. Of these, 6,540 were hairdressers. In addition, 560 were barbers, and 420 were estheticians. In Missouri, the largest numbers of beauty professional work in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 6,320 beauty professionals
  2. Franklin County - 4,790 beauty professionals
  3. Christian County - 810 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of beauty professionals in the state of Missouri will grow to 14,210. This would require a 10% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, beauty professionals earn $31,034 per year. However, this number is only an average. Beauty professional in Missouri had varying salaries from $15,520 to $73,420 per year in 2010. Beauty professionals in the following Missouri counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Jasper County - $36,980 per year
  2. Christian County - $36,313 per year
  3. Franklin County - $34,785 per year

The Missouri counties with the lowest average salary for beauty professionals are:

  1. Adair County - $24,020 per year
  2. Doniphan County - $25,513 per year
  3. Alexander County - $27,590 per year

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

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $43,630 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $36,250 per year
  3. Esthetician - $29,700 per year

On average, the lowest paid beauty professionals in Missouri were:

  1. Hairdresser - $22,990 per year
  2. Barber - $22,600 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in beauty and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as cosmetology or fashion.

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

  • Certificate in Beauty in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,405 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-Springfield Springfield MO n/a n/a n/a
6,468 miles from location Transformed Barber and Cosmetology Academy Kansas City MO n/a n/a n/a
6,242 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Louis MO 24.3007 n/a 1,707
6,248 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Louis MO 27.9613 n/a 1,052
6,471 miles from location Heritage College-Kansas City Kansas City MO 19.9085 n/a 852
6,473 miles from location Vatterott College Joplin MO 24.1238 n/a 536
6,262 miles from location Vatterott College-St Charles Campus Saint Charles MO 26.5997 n/a 392
6,246 miles from location National Academy of Beauty Arts Saint Louis MO 20.8081 n/a 330
6,481 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Joseph MO 25.634 n/a 304
6,240 miles from location Elaine Steven Beauty College Saint Louis MO 18.4469 n/a 276
6,249 miles from location National Academy of Beauty Arts Farmington MO 29.049 n/a 176
6,344 miles from location Merrell University of Beauty Arts and Science Jefferson City MO 28.8084 n/a 163
6,454 miles from location House of Heavilin Beauty School Blue Springs MO 22.3674 n/a 159
6,408 miles from location System - A Paul Mitchell Partner School Springfield MO n/a n/a 140
6,405 miles from location Academy of Hair Design Springfield MO 29.986 n/a 139
6,408 miles from location Missouri College of Cosmetology North Springfield MO 29.714 n/a 134
6,372 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-Kansas City Kansas City MO 24.591 100% 128
6,461 miles from location Independence College of Cosmetology Independence MO 24.9694 n/a 116
6,260 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-St. Peters Saint Peters MO 27.3971 100% 109
6,470 miles from location Paris II Educational Center Kansas City MO 38.32 100% 103
6,253 miles from location Grabber School of Hair Design Ballwin MO 27.8417 n/a 100
0 miles from location Central College of Cosmetology St. Robert MO 22.4692 n/a 97
6,243 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-Mehlville Kansas City MO 26.8082 100% 76
6,249 miles from location Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program Poplar Bluff MO 41.7766 100% 70
6,471 miles from location House of Heavilin Beauty College Kansas City MO 13.5081 n/a 68
6,200 miles from location Eclipse School of Cosmetology and Barbering Cape Girardeau MO 4.68275 n/a 68
6,247 miles from location Patsy and Robs Academy of Beauty Saint Ann MO 21.7939 n/a 66
6,199 miles from location Trend Setters School of Cosmetology Cape Girardeau MO 28.3673 n/a 61
6,468 miles from location House of Heavilin Beauty College 2 Raymore MO 17.9474 n/a 55
6,349 miles from location Cosmetology Concepts Institute Columbia MO 30.3516 n/a 55
6,260 miles from location Patsy and Robs Academy of Beauty Saint Charles MO n/a n/a 55
6,322 miles from location Salem College of Hairstyling Rolla MO 20.3827 n/a 54
6,474 miles from location New Dimensions School of Hair Design Joplin MO 30.2596 n/a 51
6,351 miles from location Waynesville Career Center Waynesville MO 38.5667 n/a 49
6,402 miles from location American College of Hair Design Inc Sedalia MO 25.6727 n/a 44
6,467 miles from location Neosho Beauty College Neosho MO 31.8239 n/a 43
6,425 miles from location Warrensburg Area Career Center Warrensburg MO 38.875 100% 39
6,288 miles from location University of Cosmetology Sullivan MO 35.7815 n/a 30
6,361 miles from location Hair Academy 110 Kirksville MO 29.3403 n/a 27
6,237 miles from location St Louis Hair Academy Saint Louis MO 31.6042 100% 22
6,414 miles from location Chillicothe Beauty Academy Inc Chillicothe MO 12.9338 n/a 20
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists + 6,540 $22,990 -9.8%
2
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers + 2,010 $36,250 -2.0%
3
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,880 $43,630 75.7%
4
Barbers + 560 $22,600
5
Skincare Specialists + 420 $29,700 90.9%
 

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