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Cosmetology Schools in Arizona

There are 33 Arizona schools offering cosmetology programs. 2,264 students graduated with degrees from Arizona cosmetology schools in 2010. 2,253 of all these students graduated with certificates and 11 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,457 students graduate from programs in Arizona in cosmetology per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from cosmetology programs. Specifically, 2,253 students graduated with certificates in cosmetology and 11 with an associate's level degree.

33 cosmetology schools are located in Arizona. Out of these, while 29 schools are private, four schools are public. Tuition at a private cosmetology school is $18,280, while tuition at a public cosmetology school varies from $1,414 to $1,520.

Average tuition for cosmetology programs is $2,473. While the highest tuition for cosmetology programs, which is $18,280 each year, is at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, the lowest tuition in this southwestern state, which is $1,414 every year, is at Northland Pioneer College.

Arizona schools offer certificates and associates degrees in cosmetology.

Cosmetology Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,457 students graduate from programs in Arizona in cosmetology per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from cosmetology programs. Specifically, 2,253 students graduated with certificates in cosmetology and 11 with an associate's level degree.

Cosmetology Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1593
  • Certificate 2007: 1620
  • Certificate 2008: 2643
  • Certificate 2009: 1665
  • Certificate 2010: 2253
  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 7
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 13
  • Associate 2010: 11

Cosmetology Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in this state offer a total of 75 programs in cosmetology. Of these programs, approximately 97.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Cosmetology Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 73
  • Associate: 2

Barbers — Salary by Percentile

Barbers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 20565
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15750
  • 25th Percentile: 16410
  • Median: 17840
  • 75th Percentile: 19270
  • 90th Percentile: 22700

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15890
  • 25th Percentile: 17270
  • Median: 20210
  • 75th Percentile: 28600
  • 90th Percentile: 40700

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Salary by Percentile

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16980
  • 25th Percentile: 19350
  • Median: 21870
  • 75th Percentile: 25560
  • 90th Percentile: 30260

Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17840
  • 25th Percentile: 25040
  • Median: 36420
  • 75th Percentile: 49710
  • 90th Percentile: 57320

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16060
  • 25th Percentile: 17590
  • Median: 21520
  • 75th Percentile: 27890
  • 90th Percentile: 34010

Barbers — Employment Trend

Barbers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17810
  • Median Salary 2007: 18450
  • Median Salary 2008: 19260
  • Median Salary 2009: 20055
  • Median Salary 2010: 20565
  • 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: 14710
  • Median Salary 2007: 16330
  • Median Salary 2008: 18840
  • Median Salary 2009: 17470
  • Median Salary 2010: 17840
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21730
  • Median Salary 2007: 23360
  • Median Salary 2008: 24410
  • Median Salary 2009: 25110
  • Median Salary 2010: 20210
  • Total Employed 2006: 5200
  • Total Employed 2007: 5660
  • Total Employed 2008: 5980
  • Total Employed 2009: 5580
  • Total Employed 2010: 6070

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Employment Trend

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18965
  • Median Salary 2007: 19620
  • Median Salary 2008: 20480
  • Median Salary 2009: 21325
  • Median Salary 2010: 21870
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Skincare Specialists — Employment Trend

Skincare Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30320
  • Median Salary 2007: 21910
  • Median Salary 2008: 23240
  • Median Salary 2009: 24550
  • Median Salary 2010: 36420
  • Total Employed 2006: 620
  • Total Employed 2007: 1050
  • Total Employed 2008: 1030
  • Total Employed 2009: 1140
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17660
  • Median Salary 2007: 16940
  • Median Salary 2008: 18090
  • Median Salary 2009: 19740
  • Median Salary 2010: 21520
  • Total Employed 2006: 1110
  • Total Employed 2007: 1130
  • Total Employed 2008: 950
  • Total Employed 2009: 630
  • Total Employed 2010: 680

Arizona vs National Cosmetology Employment

Arizona vs National Cosmetology Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.650% (7550)

Cosmetology Schools in Arizona

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1. The International Academy of Hair Design

3350 N Arizona Ave Ste 4
Chandler, AZ 85225-7198
(480) 820-9422

The International Academy of Hair Design is located in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. It offers three cosmetology programs. Students are offered three cosmetology certificates by it. It is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona.

2. The Arizona Academy of Beauty - North

4066 N Oracle
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 888-2277x11

The Arizona Academy of Beauty-North offers three programs in cosmetology. This school offers three certificates in cosmetology to students. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tucson, AZ. It is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering cosmetology.

3. Empire Beauty School - Tucson

3030 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85716
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Tucson offers three cosmetology programs. It offers students three certificates in cosmetology. This vocational school is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 149 students seek degrees in three programs at this vocational school.

4. Paul Mitchell the School - Phoenix

3423 W Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85017
(801) 302-8801x1020

Paul Mitchell the School-Phoenix offers one cosmetology program and it is near the center of the city. Overall, 131 students pursue degrees in one Paul Mitchell the School-Phoenix program.

5. The Regency Beauty Institute - North Tucson

625 E Wetmore Ste F-109
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 255-0700

The Regency Beauty Institute-North Tucson is 5.0 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one cosmetology program. It is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona.

6. The Carsten Aveda Institute of Arizona

3345 S Rural Rd
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 491-0449

The Carsten Aveda Institute of Arizona, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tempe, AZ. It offers three programs in cosmetology. Students are offered three cosmetology certificates by this school. 76 students pursue degrees in three Carsten Aveda Institute of Arizona programs, overall. This vocational school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering cosmetology in terms of programs.

7. The Regency Beauty Institute - Mesa

1457 W Southern Ave Ste 113
Mesa, AZ 85203
(800) 787-6456

The Regency Beauty Institute-Mesa is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in cosmetology. 117 students seek degrees in one Regency Beauty Institute-Mesa program, overall.

8. The Arizona Academy of Beauty - East

5631 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 885-4120

The Arizona Academy of Beauty-East, which is 3.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. It offers three programs in cosmetology. It offers three cosmetology certificates to students. This school is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in cosmetology.

9. Empire Beauty School - North Tucson

4343 N. Oracle Rd. # I
Tucson, AZ 85705
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-North Tucson is 5.3 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two programs in cosmetology. Students are offered two certificates in cosmetology by it. It is a for-profit institution.

10. The Tucson College of Beauty

3955 N Flowing Wells Rd
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 887-8262

The Tucson College of Beauty is 5.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in cosmetology. Students are offered two cosmetology certificates by this vocational school. This school is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona.

11. All Beauty College

1385 E Gemini St
Fort Mohave, AZ 86426-8326
(928) 763-3900

All Beauty College offers three programs in cosmetology. It offers three cosmetology certificates to students. This vocational school is in Fort Mohave, AZ. It is a for-profit institution.

12. Brillare Hairdressing Academy

7201 E. Camelback #100
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 994-4222

Brillare Hairdressing Academy offers two programs in cosmetology. Students are offered two cosmetology certificates by this school. This school, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Scottsdale, AZ. 252 students pursue degrees in two Brillare Hairdressing Academy programs, overall.

13. Empire Beauty School - Chandler

2978 N Alma School Rd Stes 1-3
Chandler, AZ 85224
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Chandler is located in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. It offers four cosmetology programs. Students are offered four certificates in cosmetology by it. This vocational school is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona.

14. Empire Beauty School - Prescott

410 W Goodwin
Prescott, AZ 86303
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Prescott is in the center of Prescott. It offers four programs in cosmetology. It offers students four cosmetology certificates. This school is a for-profit institution.

15. The Regency Beauty Institute - Metro Center

10217 N. Metro Pkwy W.
Phoenix, AZ 85710
(800) 787-6456

The Regency Beauty Institute-Metro Center offers one cosmetology program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Phoenix, AZ. This school is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona.

16. The Regency Beauty Institute - Tolleson

7910 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(800) 787-6456

The Regency Beauty Institute-Tolleson, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Phoenix, AZ and it offers one cosmetology program. It is a for-profit institution.

17. The Maricopa Skill Center

1245 E Buckeye
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4101
(602) 238-4300

The Maricopa Skill Center offers two cosmetology programs. Students are offered two cosmetology certificates by it. This vocational school, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Phoenix, AZ. This school is a public institution. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

18. Empire Beauty School - Flagstaff

1790 E Rte 66
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Flagstaff offers one program in cosmetology and it is near the heart of downtown. This school is a for-profit institution.

19. Charles of Italy Beauty College

1987 McCulloch Blvd- Suite 205
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
(928) 453-6666

Charles of Italy Beauty College is located in Lake Havasu City, AZ. This school offers three programs in cosmetology. Students are offered three cosmetology certificates by this school. It is a for-profit institution.

20. Empire Beauty School - NW Phoenix

2727 W. Glendale Ave. #200
Glendale, AZ 85051
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-NW Phoenix offers four cosmetology programs. It offers four certificates in cosmetology to students. This school, which is 3.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Glendale, AZ. 204 students pursue degrees in four programs at this vocational school, overall.

21. The Avalon School of Cosmetology - Mesa

2111 S Alma School Rd Ste 21
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 897-1688

The Avalon School of Cosmetology-Mesa offers three cosmetology programs. It offers students three certificates in cosmetology. It is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona.

22. The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

1100 East Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 994-9244

The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts offers one program in cosmetology and this school, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tempe, AZ. This small school is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fifth in the state of Arizona.

23. The Hair Academy of Safford

1550 West Thatcher Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 428-0331

The Hair Academy of Safford is located in Safford, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers three programs in cosmetology. This school offers three certificates in cosmetology to students. It is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona. This vocational school is the second oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in cosmetology.

24. Universal Barber College

1202 S Seventh Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 262-9904

Universal Barber College offers one program in cosmetology and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona.

25. The Regency Beauty Institute - East Tucson

7225 E. Broadway Blvd.-Ste 170
Tucson, AZ 85710
(800) 787-6456

The Regency Beauty Institute-East Tucson is 5.1 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one cosmetology program. It is a for-profit institution.

26. Turning Point Beauty College

1226 E Florence Blvd
Casa Grande, AZ 85222
(520) 836-1476

Turning Point Beauty College offers two cosmetology programs. Students are offered two cosmetology certificates by this school. This vocational school is in Casa Grande, AZ. This vocational school is a for-profit institution.

27. Maricopa Beauty College LLC

515 W Western Ave
Avondale, AZ 85323
(623) 932-4414

Maricopa Beauty College LLC offers five cosmetology programs. It offers students five cosmetology certificates. It is in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona. This vocational school is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona.

28. Empire Beauty School - Avondale

9945 W McDowell Road #112
Avondale, AZ 85323
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Avondale, which is near Avondale, is in a rural setting and it offers one cosmetology program. Overall, 216 students seek degrees in one program at this school.

29. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College is located in Thatcher, AZ. This college offers two programs in cosmetology. Of those, it offers students one cosmetology certificate and one associate's level degree in cosmetology. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering cosmetology.

30. The East Valley Institute of Technology

1601 W Main St
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 461-4000

The East Valley Institute of Technology, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mesa, AZ. This school offers two programs in cosmetology. Students are offered two certificates in cosmetology by this technical college. It is one of 7 technical colleges in Arizona.

31. Empire Beauty School - Paradise Valley

12827 N Tatum Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Paradise Valley is near Phoenix, AZ and it offers one cosmetology program. This vocational school is a for-profit institution.

32. The Studio Academy of Beauty

610 N Alma School Rd Ste 38
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 857-1138

The Studio Academy of Beauty is in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. It offers two programs in cosmetology. It offers two cosmetology certificates to students. It is a for-profit institution.

33. Northland Pioneer College

2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
(928) 524-7600

Northland Pioneer College is located in Holbrook, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers four cosmetology programs. More specifically, it offers three cosmetology certificates to students and one associate's level degree in cosmetology. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This college is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in cosmetology.

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