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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Indiana

Around 0.9% of Indiana's graduates graduate from beauty certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,568 beauty professionals graduate from Indiana's 34 beauty schools.

Top Schools

Honors Beauty College, which is located in Indianapolis, is the top-ranked school in Indiana that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 63rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Honors Beauty College graduated 67 students from its beauty program.

Success Schools LLC, which is located in Merrillville, is the second-ranked school in Indiana that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Success Schools LLC graduated 52 students from its beauty program.

The third-ranked school in Indiana with a beauty program is Rogers Academy of Hair Design, which is located in Evansville. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. In 2010, 63 students graduated from Rogers Academy of Hair Design beauty program. Rogers Academy of Hair Design charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Indiana's beauty schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $164 per year, though tuition can range from $4,588 per year to $4,588 per year. The Indiana beauty schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Vincennes University - located in Vincennes, students are charged $4,588 per year

The following Indiana beauty schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Vincennes University - located in Vincennes, students are charged $4,588 per year

A beauty certificate from an Indiana school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs beauty graduates in Indiana pursue include barber, esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager. Indiana had 12,980 beauty professionals in 2010. 7,060 of these beauty professionals were hairdressers, 250 were barbers, and 460 were estheticians. The following counties have the largest number of Indiana beauty professionals:

  1. Boone County - 4,010 beauty professionals
  2. Jasper County - 1,880 beauty professionals
  3. Allen County - 800 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of beauty professionals is expected to grow by 28% by 2018. There are projected to be 24,940 beauty professionals working in Indiana then. Of these 24,940 beauty professionals, the government predicts that 17,440 will be hairdressers, 1,430 will be barbers, and 930 will be estheticians.


beauty professionals in Indiana earn $30,908 per year on average. However, Indiana beauty professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,340 per year to more than $73,730 per year in 2010. The following counties in Indiana have the highest average salaries for beauty professionals:

  1. St. Joseph County - $38,270 per year
  2. Gibson County - $36,783 per year
  3. Boone County - $36,603 per year

On average, beauty professionals earn the least in the following Indiana counties:

  1. Madison County - $21,550 per year
  2. Bartholomew County - $22,100 per year
  3. Greene County - $24,710 per year

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

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $48,810 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $31,320 per year
  3. Esthetician - $25,740 per year

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

  1. Hairdresser - $25,710 per year
  2. Barber - $22,960 per year

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The charts and graphs below have additional Indiana statistics regarding a career in beauty. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as cosmetology or fashion.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Beauty in Indiana
  • Certificate in Beauty in Indiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 7,060 $25,710 6.2%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,650 $48,810 113.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 2,560 $31,320 0.4%
Skincare Specialists 460 $25,740
Barbers 250 $22,960

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