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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Delaware

Around 0.7% of Delaware's graduates graduate from cosmetology certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 181 cosmetologists graduate from Delaware's 5 cosmetology schools each year.

Top Schools

Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology, which is located in Dagsboro, is the top-ranked school in Delaware that has a cosmetology program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. 29 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Delaware that has a cosmetology program is Dawn Career Institute Inc. Dawn Career Institute Inc, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Wilmington. In 2010, 28 students graduated from Dawn Career Institute Inc cosmetology program.

The third-ranked school in Delaware with a cosmetology program is Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design, which is located in Newark. In 2010, it was ranked 84th nationwide. In 2010, 64 students graduated from Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design cosmetology program. Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


The Delaware cosmetology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

The following Delaware cosmetology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

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

The highest percentage of cosmetology graduates in Delaware pursue careers as a cosmetologist. Delaware had 1,410 cosmetologists in 2010. The largest populations of Delaware cosmetologists are working in the following counties:

  1. New Castle County - 1,310 cosmetologists
  2. Sussex County - 180 cosmetologists
  3. Kent County - 150 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of cosmetologists is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,540 cosmetologists working in the Delaware then.


On average, a cosmetologist earns a salary of $29,550 per year in Delaware state. However, Delaware cosmetologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,250 per year to more than $50,180 per year in 2010. On average a cosmetologist earns the most in the following Delaware counties:

  1. Kent County - $30,640 per year
  2. Sussex County - $29,130 per year
  3. New Castle County - $28,810 per year

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

  1. New Castle County - $28,810 per year
  2. Sussex County - $29,130 per year
  3. Kent County - $30,640 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology in Delaware

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Skincare Specialists n/a $46,130
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 1,410 $29,550 20.5%
Shampooers 320 $18,000 39.1%
Manicurists and Pedicurists 210 $24,900

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