Cosmetology in Wisconsin

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering cosmetology programs in Wisconsin!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Wisconsin


Each year, roughly 0.8% of Wisconsin students graduate with certificates in cosmetology. Thus, Wisconsin's 32 cosmetology schools put out approximately 1,346 cosmetologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wisconsin with a cosmetology program is Advanced Institute of Hair Design, which is located in Milwaukee. In 2010, it was ranked 62nd nationwide. In 2010, 117 students graduated from Advanced Institute of Hair Design's cosmetology program.

Advanced Institute of Hair Design, which was ranked 62nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Milwaukee. In 2010, Advanced Institute of Hair Design graduated 42 students from its cosmetology program.

The third-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a cosmetology program is Wisconsin Academy. Wisconsin Academy, which was ranked 63rd in the country in 2010, is located in Peshtigo. 22 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from Wisconsin Academy in 2010. Wisconsin Academy charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Wisconsin's cosmetology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,225 per year, though tuition can range from $4,058 per year to $3,371 per year. In 2010, the following Wisconsin cosmetology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Nicolet Area Technical College - located in Rhinelander, students are charged $4,058 per year
  2. Chippewa Valley Technical College - located in Eau Claire, students are charged $3,677 per year
  3. Milwaukee Area Technical College - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $3,620 per year

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

  1. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College - located in Shell Lake, students are charged $3,371 per year
  2. Gateway Technical College - located in Kenosha, students are charged $3,379 per year
  3. Madison Area Technical College - located in Madison, students are charged $3,433 per year

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

Most people who graduate from cosmetology school in Wisconsin go on to work as a cosmetologist. 10,580 cosmetologists were working in Wisconsin in 2010. In Wisconsin, the largest numbers of cosmetologists work in the following counties:

  1. Milwaukee County - 3,080 cosmetologists
  2. Columbia County - 1,180 cosmetologists
  3. Dodge County - 700 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of cosmetologists in the state of Wisconsin will grow to 20,140. This would require a 6% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, cosmetologists earn $24,640 per year. However, this number is only an average. cosmetologists in Wisconsin had varying salaries from $15,650 to $47,600 per year in 2010. On average a cosmetologist earns the most in the following Wisconsin counties:

  1. Calumet County - $29,040 per year
  2. Ashland County - $27,070 per year
  3. Milwaukee County - $26,610 per year

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

  1. Rock County - $19,410 per year
  2. Racine County - $20,520 per year
  3. Barron County - $21,060 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology in Wisconsin

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,285 miles from location The Salon Professional Academy Onalaska WI n/a n/a n/a
6,126 miles from location Globe University Green Bay WI n/a n/a n/a
6,137 miles from location The Academy Waukesha Pewaukee WI n/a n/a n/a
6,120 miles from location Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee WI 21.9287 79% 20,215
6,191 miles from location Madison Area Technical College Madison WI 15.0205 n/a 16,610
6,146 miles from location Moraine Park Technical College Fond Du Lac WI 21.5343 n/a 8,466
6,115 miles from location Gateway Technical College Kenosha WI 18.0879 n/a 8,458
6,137 miles from location Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee WI 17.1381 n/a 7,749
6,299 miles from location Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire WI 24.3253 n/a 5,774
6,317 miles from location Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake WI 19.8168 n/a 4,118
6,258 miles from location Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Fennimore WI 27.5622 n/a 3,421
6,214 miles from location Mid-State Technical College Wisconsin Rapids WI 14.8847 n/a 3,277
6,196 miles from location Nicolet Area Technical College Rhinelander WI 12.715 n/a 1,369
6,121 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Milwaukee Milwaukee WI 18.5066 n/a 251
6,119 miles from location The Institute of Beauty and Wellness Milwaukee WI 35.6544 n/a 163
6,126 miles from location Advanced Institute of Hair Design Milwaukee WI 38.3423 73% 145
6,150 miles from location Gill-Tech Academy of Hair Design Appleton WI 30.6754 n/a 116
6,199 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Madison Madison WI 24.9062 n/a 115
6,131 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Green Bay Green Bay WI 25.4269 n/a 106
6,132 miles from location Paul Mitchell the School-Green Bay De Pere WI 27.2838 n/a 88
6,120 miles from location Advanced Institute of Hair Design Milwaukee WI 37.9456 86% 88
6,148 miles from location The Salon Professional Academy Appleton WI n/a n/a 87
6,189 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-Madison Madison WI 27.5445 97% 85
6,124 miles from location Regency Beauty Institute-Greenfield Milwaukee WI 23.2444 100% 84
6,149 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Appleton Appleton WI 22.195 n/a 82
6,297 miles from location The Salon Professional Academy Eau Claire WI 28.6538 n/a 79
6,206 miles from location State College of Beauty Culture Inc Wausau WI 35.3295 61% 76
6,109 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Manitowoc Manitowoc WI 20.9465 n/a 68
6,176 miles from location Academy of Cosmetology Janesville WI 26.8718 n/a 49
6,114 miles from location Wisconsin Academy Peshtigo WI 37.2585 n/a 25
6,208 miles from location Paul Mitchell the School-Monroe Monroe WI 34.8017 n/a 21
6,124 miles from location Visions in Hair Design Institute of Cosmetology Milwaukee WI n/a n/a 9
 

Curious what studying Cosmetology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Barbers + n/a $26,900
2
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists + 10,580 $24,640 -2.1%
3
Skincare Specialists + 510 $27,140 70.0%
4
Manicurists and Pedicurists + 380 $21,510 -15.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are cosmetology related jobs in Wisconsin