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Cosmetology Schools in Alabama

There are 29 Alabama schools offering cosmetology programs. In 2010, 1,055 students graduated with degrees from Alabama cosmetology schools. 1,045 of all these students graduated with certificates and ten of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

844 students graduate from cosmetology programs in Alabama, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from cosmetology programs. More specifically, 1,045 students graduated with cosmetology certificates and ten with an associate's level degree.

29 cosmetology schools are in this southern state. And out of these, while eight schools are private, 21 schools are public. Private cosmetology school tuition is $12,100, while tuition at a public cosmetology school varies from $1,308 to $3,570.

Average tuition for programs in cosmetology is $3,407. While the highest tuition for cosmetology programs, which is $12,100 every year, is at Virginia College-Montgomery, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,308 each year, is at J F Ingram State Technical College.

Cosmetology schools in Alabama offer certificates and associates degrees.

Cosmetology Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

844 students graduate from cosmetology programs in Alabama, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from cosmetology programs. More specifically, 1,045 students graduated with cosmetology certificates and ten with an associate's level degree.

Cosmetology Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 670
  • Certificate 2007: 594
  • Certificate 2008: 625
  • Certificate 2009: 746
  • Certificate 2010: 1045
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 4
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 13
  • Associate 2010: 10

Cosmetology Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 57 cosmetology programs. Of these programs, 93% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Cosmetology Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 53
  • Associate: 4

Barbers — Salary by Percentile

Barbers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15960
  • 25th Percentile: 17180
  • Median: 19220
  • 75th Percentile: 30640
  • 90th Percentile: 42910

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15540
  • 25th Percentile: 16160
  • Median: 17750
  • 75th Percentile: 19290
  • 90th Percentile: 20790

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15950
  • 25th Percentile: 17480
  • Median: 20980
  • 75th Percentile: 28170
  • 90th Percentile: 38200

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Salary by Percentile

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 23495
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16040
  • 25th Percentile: 18550
  • Median: 28560
  • 75th Percentile: 34440
  • 90th Percentile: 37880

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16410
  • 25th Percentile: 18120
  • Median: 21150
  • 75th Percentile: 27810
  • 90th Percentile: 36130

Barbers — Employment Trend

Barbers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18070
  • Median Salary 2007: 18350
  • Median Salary 2008: 19020
  • Median Salary 2009: 18760
  • Median Salary 2010: 19220
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Shampooers — Employment Trend

Shampooers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15480
  • Median Salary 2007: 14820
  • Median Salary 2008: 15350
  • Median Salary 2009: 15980
  • Median Salary 2010: 17750
  • Total Employed 2006: 410
  • Total Employed 2007: 540
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18490
  • Median Salary 2007: 20590
  • Median Salary 2008: 22860
  • Median Salary 2009: 24180
  • Median Salary 2010: 20980
  • Total Employed 2006: 2960
  • Total Employed 2007: 3480
  • Total Employed 2008: 3670
  • Total Employed 2009: 3820
  • Total Employed 2010: 3250

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Employment Trend

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14125
  • Median Salary 2007: 14820
  • Median Salary 2008: 15300
  • Median Salary 2009: 18960
  • Median Salary 2010: 23495
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Skincare Specialists — Employment Trend

Skincare Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18240
  • Median Salary 2007: 19650
  • Median Salary 2008: 21080
  • Median Salary 2009: 29100
  • Median Salary 2010: 28560
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17420
  • Median Salary 2007: 17200
  • Median Salary 2008: 18390
  • Median Salary 2009: 19340
  • Median Salary 2010: 21150
  • Total Employed 2006: 410
  • Total Employed 2007: 380
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Alabama vs National Cosmetology Employment

Alabama vs National Cosmetology Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 0.861% (3940)

Cosmetology Schools in Alabama

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1. Paul Mitchell the School - Huntsville

3810 Sullivan St Ste F
Madison, AL 35805
(256) 464-8886

Paul Mitchell the School-Huntsville is located in the suburbs of Madison, Alabama and it offers one cosmetology program. Overall, 113 students seek degrees in one Paul Mitchell the School-Huntsville program.

2. Northeast Alabama Community College

138 Highway 35
Rainsville, AL 35986
(205) 638-4418x234

Northeast Alabama Community College offers one program in cosmetology and this college, which is very close to Rainsville, Alabama, is located in a rural area. This college is a public 2-year institution.

3. Bevill State Community College

1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-0511

Bevill State Community College is located in Jasper, AL. It offers two programs in cosmetology. It offers two certificates in cosmetology to students. 4,704 students pursue degrees in 35 Bevill State Community College programs, overall.

4. Fortis College School of Cosmetology

300-F Azalea Rd
Mobile, AL 36609
(251) 342-3230

Fortis College School of Cosmetology, which is 6.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL and it offers one cosmetology program. It is one of 9 vocational schools in Alabama.

5. The Xcell Academy

1694 Montgomery Hwy Ste 124
Hoover, AL 35216
(205) 824-4442

The Xcell Academy offers four programs in cosmetology. It offers students four cosmetology certificates. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Hoover, AL. This school is one of 9 vocational schools in Alabama.

6. Blue Cliff Career College

2970 Cottage Hill Rd.- Suite 175
Mobile, AL 36606
(251) 473-2220

Blue Cliff Career College offers three cosmetology programs. It offers three cosmetology certificates to students. This school, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. It is one of 9 vocational schools in Alabama.

7. Bishop State Community College

351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603-5898
(251) 405-7000

Bishop State Community College offers two cosmetology programs. It offers students two certificates in cosmetology. This community college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This medium-sized college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering cosmetology in terms of programs.

8. J F Drake State Technical College

3421 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 539-8161

J F Drake State Technical College, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Huntsville, AL. It offers two programs in cosmetology. Students are offered two certificates in cosmetology by it. This technical college is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This school is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering cosmetology in terms of programs.

9. Alabama Southern Community College

2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460
(251) 575-3156x8252

Alabama Southern Community College is in Monroeville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in cosmetology. It is a public 2-year institution.

10. Northwest Shoals Community College - Muscle Shoals

800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 331-5200

Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two cosmetology programs. Students are offered two cosmetology certificates by this community college. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

11. Virginia College - Montgomery

6200 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36117-2800
(334) 277-3390x2901

Virginia College-Montgomery offers two cosmetology programs. This college offers two certificates in cosmetology to students. It is 6.3 miles from the center of the city. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

12. Snead State Community College

220 North Walnut Street
Boaz, AL 35957-0734
(256) 593-5120

Snead State Community College is in town of Boaz, Alabama. It offers four cosmetology programs. More specifically, students are offered three cosmetology certificates by this small college and one degree at the associate's level in cosmetology. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in cosmetology.

13. The Southeastern School of Cosmetology

849 Dennison Ave. SW- Suite 101
Birmingham, AL 35211-3865
(205) 323-1011

The Southeastern School of Cosmetology offers three cosmetology programs. This school offers three cosmetology certificates to students. This school, which is 3.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Birmingham, AL.

14. Southern Union State Community College

750 Roberts St
Wadley, AL 36276
(256) 395-2211

Southern Union State Community College is located in Wadley, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two cosmetology programs. More specifically, this college offers students one cosmetology certificate and one cosmetology degree at the associate's level. Overall, 4,852 students seek degrees in 44 Southern Union State Community College programs.

15. J F Ingram State Technical College

5375 Ingram Rd
Deatsville, AL 36022
(334) 285-5177x349

J F Ingram State Technical College, which is very close to Deatsville, Alabama, is in a rural area. It offers two cosmetology programs. Students are offered two cosmetology certificates by it. It is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

16. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College

1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36108-3199
(334) 420-4200

H Councill Trenholm State Technical College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Montgomery, AL and this school offers one program in cosmetology. This school is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

17. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

1000 Dannelly Blvd.
Andalusia, AL 36420-1418
(334) 222-6591

Lurleen B Wallace Community College offers one program in cosmetology and it is located in Andalusia, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 1,928 students seek degrees in 28 programs at this college.

18. Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-8522
(205) 391-2211

Shelton State Community College offers four cosmetology programs. It offers four cosmetology certificates to students. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tuscaloosa, AL. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. This community college is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering cosmetology in terms of programs.

19. Central Alabama Community College

1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-6346

Central Alabama Community College offers two cosmetology programs. Of those, it offers one cosmetology certificate to students and one cosmetology degree at the associate's level. This college, which is very close to Alexander City, Alabama, is in a rural area. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, it is the ninth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering cosmetology.

20. George C Wallace State Community College - Selma

3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36703-2808
(334) 876-9227

George C Wallace State Community College-Selma offers two programs in cosmetology. It offers two cosmetology certificates to students. It is located in Selma, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, it is the ninth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering cosmetology.

21. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham

3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221-1717
(205) 925-2515

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham is 7.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This college offers two programs in cosmetology. Students are offered two cosmetology certificates by this college. Overall, 4,863 students pursue degrees in 51 Lawson State Community College-Birmingham programs. This community college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in cosmetology.

22. Reid State Technical College

I65 and Hwy 83
Evergreen, AL 36401
(251) 578-1313

Reid State Technical College offers two programs in cosmetology. It offers two cosmetology certificates to students. This technical college is in Evergreen, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

23. The Alabama State College of Barber Styling

753 Main Street
Gardendale, AL 35071
(205) 631-8898

The Alabama State College of Barber Styling is in the suburbs of Gardendale, Alabama and it offers one cosmetology program. It is a for-profit institution.

24. Jefferson Davis Community College

220 Alco Dr
Brewton, AL 36426
(251) 867-4832

Jefferson Davis Community College is in town of Brewton, Alabama and it offers one program in cosmetology. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

25. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College offers four cosmetology programs. Students are offered four certificates in cosmetology by it. It is located in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 12,134 students seek degrees in 63 programs at this community college. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering cosmetology.

26. Gadsden State Community College

1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 549-8200

Gadsden State Community College offers one program in cosmetology and this college is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown. 7,031 students seek degrees in 50 Gadsden State Community College programs, overall.

27. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, which is very close to Hanceville, Alabama, is in a rural setting and it offers one cosmetology program. 6,371 students seek degrees in 60 George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville programs, overall.

28. George C Wallace State Community College - Dothan

1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan, AL 36303-9234
(334) 983-3521

George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan offers one program in cosmetology and it is 7.9 miles from the center of the city. This mid-sized college is a public 2-year institution.

29. Virginia College - Huntsville

2800 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville, AL 35805-9945
(256) 533-7387

Virginia College-Huntsville is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. VC offers two cosmetology programs. Specifically, it offers one cosmetology certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in cosmetology.

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