Cosmetology in Utah

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Utah


Around 1.9% of Utah's graduates graduate from cosmetology certificate programs every year. Thus, Utah's 30 cosmetology schools put out approximately 1,725 cosmetologists each year.

Top Schools

Mountainland Applied Technology College, which is located in Orem, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a cosmetology program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. 107 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Mountainland Applied Technology College in 2010.

Sherman Kendalls Academy of Beauty Arts & Sciences, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Utah that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Midvale. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Sherman Kendalls Academy of Beauty Arts & Sciences cosmetology program.

Sherman Kendall's Academy-Sugarhouse, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Salt Lake City. In 2010, Sherman Kendall's Academy-Sugarhouse graduated 12 students from its cosmetology programs. The tuition rate at Sherman Kendall's Academy-Sugarhouse was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Utah's cosmetology schools ranges from $10,100 per year to $2,542 per year. But, the average tuition is $676 per year. In 2010, the following Utah cosmetology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Evans Hairstyling College - located in Saint George, students are charged $10,100 per year
  2. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  3. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year

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

  1. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year
  3. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year

A cosmetology certificate from an Utah school... what next?

A large number of Utah cosmetology graduates become cosmetologists. In 2010, there were 3,220 cosmetologists working in Utah. The following counties have the largest number of Utah cosmetologists:

  1. Salt Lake County - 1,740 cosmetologists
  2. Davis County - 610 cosmetologists
  3. Juab County - 490 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of cosmetologists in the state of Utah will grow to 9,050. This would require a 24% growth in the profession.

Salary

A cosmetologist in Utah earns $26,610 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Utah cosmetologists earned as little as less than $15,560 per year or as much as more than $53,170 per year. A cosmetologist in the following Utah counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Juab County - $32,340 per year
  2. Franklin County - $30,560 per year
  3. Salt Lake County - $26,550 per year

On average, cosmetologists earns the least in the following Utah counties:

  1. Carbon County - $19,830 per year
  2. Washington County - $21,310 per year
  3. Davis County - $23,370 per year

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

  • Associate's Degree in Cosmetology in Utah
  • Certificate in Cosmetology in Utah

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1
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2
Manicurists and Pedicurists n/a $26,650
3
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 3,220 $26,610 45.0%
4
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