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Cosmetology in North Dakota

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in North Dakota

Each year, roughly 1.7% of North Dakota students graduate with certificates in cosmetology. Thus, North Dakota's 8 cosmetology schools put out approximately 310 cosmetologists each year.

Top Schools

Moler Barber College, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in North Dakota that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Fargo. 12 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Moler Barber College in 2010.

The second-ranked school in North Dakota with a cosmetology program is Salon Professional Academy, which is located in Fargo. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, Salon Professional Academy graduated 64 students from its cosmetology program.

The third-ranked school in North Dakota with a cosmetology program is The Hair Academy, which is located in Bismarck. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. 29 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from The Hair Academy in 2010. Students at The Hair Academy paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


In 2010, the cosmetology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in North Dakota were:

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

A cosmetology certificate from a North Dakota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from cosmetology school in North Dakota go on to work as a cosmetologist. North Dakota had 1,090 cosmetologists in 2010. In North Dakota, the largest numbers of cosmetologists work in the following counties:

  1. Clay County - 390 cosmetologists
  2. Burleigh County - 210 cosmetologists
  3. Polk County - 180 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of cosmetologists in the state of North Dakota will grow to 2,310. This would require a 8% growth in the profession.


On average, cosmetologists earn $23,360 per year. In 2010, however, some North Dakota cosmetologists earned as little as less than $15,640 per year or as much as more than $43,210 per year. The counties in North Dakota with the highest average salary for a cosmetologist are:

  1. Barnes County - $27,870 per year
  2. Nelson County - $25,270 per year
  3. Polk County - $24,140 per year

On average, cosmetologists earns the least in the following North Dakota counties:

  1. Adams County - $20,130 per year
  2. Burleigh County - $22,310 per year
  3. Bottineau County - $22,730 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology in North Dakota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Manicurists and Pedicurists n/a $28,830
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 1,090 $23,360 -12.8%

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