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Cosmetology in Indiana

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Indiana

Each year, approximately 0.9% of Indiana graduates receive certificates in cosmetology. In other words, every year an estimated 1,568 cosmetologists graduate from Indiana's 34 cosmetology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Indiana with a cosmetology program is Honors Beauty College, which is located in Indianapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 63rd nationwide. In 2010, 67 students graduated from Honors Beauty College's cosmetology program.

Success Schools LLC, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Indiana that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Merrillville. In 2010, 52 students graduated from Success Schools LLC cosmetology program.

The third-ranked school in Indiana with a cosmetology 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 cosmetology program. Students at Rogers Academy of Hair Design paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


If you are hoping to attend one of Indiana's cosmetology 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 highest tuition rates in 2010 at Indiana cosmetology schools were charged at the following schools:

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

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

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

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

The highest percentage of cosmetology graduates in Indiana pursue careers as a cosmetologist. 7,060 cosmetologists were working in Indiana in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Indiana cosmetologists:

  1. Boone County - 2,070 cosmetologists
  2. Jasper County - 1,170 cosmetologists
  3. St. Joseph County - 470 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 17,440 cosmetologists will be working in Indiana state. This would require the number of cosmetologists to grow by 23%.


A cosmetologist in Indiana earns $25,710 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. cosmetologists in Indiana had varying salaries from $15,570 to $50,040 per year in 2010. A cosmetologist in the following Indiana counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Boone County - $29,980 per year
  2. Greene County - $29,690 per year
  3. Clay County - $28,430 per year

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

  1. Adams County - $20,650 per year
  2. Madison County - $21,550 per year
  3. Bartholomew County - $22,100 per year

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

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

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Curious what studying Cosmetology gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Shampooers n/a $17,430
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 7,060 $25,710 6.2%
Skincare Specialists 460 $25,740
Manicurists and Pedicurists 400 $24,130 2.6%
Barbers 250 $22,960

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are cosmetology related jobs in Indiana