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In the US, there are over 23 online schools that offer approximately 30 accredited online cosmetology programs. There is an enrollment of a reported 83,143 students at these accredited online cosmetology schools. The admission rate for students who apply to these online cosmetology colleges is 66%. This means that 33 out of every 50 students who apply for admission to enroll in online cosmetology courses receive admission.

These schools offer online cosmetology classes at the following levels:

  • Associate's degree in cosmetology
  • Master's degree in cosmetology
  • Certificate in cosmetology

Accredited online cosmetology schools offer a variety of online cosmetology programs for students to choose from. They offer 13 online cosmetology certificate programs and 16 online cosmetology associate's degree programs. In addition, at the graduate level, students may select from 1 online cosmetology master's degree program.

Approximately 37% of the 83,143 students enrolled in online cosmetology classes, graduate in a timely fashion. The remaining either drop out or take longer than normal to complete their online cosmetology degree or certificate.

Online cosmetology college graduates can choose from a variety of professions including a cosmetologist, a nail technician or a shampoo assistant. Cosmetology degree and certificate holders can expect to earn a yearly salary anywhere from $15,330 to $76,860, depending on factors such as the exact job, large or small employer, or the specific employer. It is interesting to note that while cosmetologists earn $24,801 per annum, on average, nail technicians earn an average salary of $22,531 and shampoo assistants earn $18,907 per year on average.

Disclaimer: The data used above represents both online and offline offerings. Data for only online schools is not readily available. However, this data can give students a basic picture of what to expect.

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