Cosmetology in Missouri

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Missouri


Approximately 0.9% of graduates in of Missouri receive cosmetology certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,654 cosmetologists graduate from Missouri's 41 cosmetology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri that has a cosmetology 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. 18 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program in 2010.

Warrensburg Area Career Center, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Warrensburg. 8 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from Warrensburg Area Career Center in 2010.

Waynesville Career Center, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Waynesville. In 2010, Waynesville Career Center graduated 4 students from its cosmetology programs. Waynesville Career Center charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Missouri's cosmetology schools ranges from $12,103 per year to $10,200 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,484 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri cosmetology 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 lowest tuition rates at Missouri cosmetology schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 cosmetology certificate from a Missouri school... what next?

The highest percentage of cosmetology graduates in Missouri pursue careers as a cosmetologist. 6,540 cosmetologists were working in Missouri in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Missouri cosmetologists:

  1. Bond County - 3,750 cosmetologists
  2. Franklin County - 2,850 cosmetologists
  3. Christian County - 520 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of cosmetologists in Missouri will grow by 4%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 10,110 cosmetologists working in Missouri.

Salary

A cosmetologist in Missouri makes an average of $22,990 per year. However, Missouri cosmetologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,520 per year to more than $60,960 per year in 2010. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for cosmetologists:

  1. Callaway County - $30,580 per year
  2. Alexander County - $27,590 per year
  3. Butler County - $26,330 per year

The Missouri counties with the lowest average salary for cosmetologists are:

  1. Adair County - $19,510 per year
  2. Christian County - $21,260 per year
  3. Doniphan County - $21,430 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology 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
 

Curious what studying Cosmetology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists + 6,540 $22,990 -9.8%
2
Barbers + 560 $22,600
3
Manicurists and Pedicurists + 420 $22,950 61.5%
4
Skincare Specialists + 420 $29,700 90.9%
 

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