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Beauty Schools in Colorado

There are 32 Colorado schools offering beauty programs. 1,657 students graduated with degrees from Colorado beauty schools in 2010. 1,597 of all these students graduated with certificates and 60 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,348 students graduate from beauty programs in this state each year. This accounts for 1% of beauty students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 1,597 students graduated with beauty certificates and 60 with an associate's level degree.

32 beauty schools are in this state. Of these, nine schools are public, while 23 schools are private. While public beauty school tuition varies from $2,506 to $3,676, tuition at a private beauty school varies from $8,100 to $23,440.

Average tuition for beauty programs is $5,799. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,506 every year, is at Colorado Northwestern Community College, while the highest tuition for beauty programs, which is $23,440 each year, is at Heritage College-Denver.

Colorado beauty schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Beauty Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,348 students graduate from beauty programs in this state each year. This accounts for 1% of beauty students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 1,597 students graduated with beauty certificates and 60 with an associate's level degree.

Beauty Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1170
  • Certificate 2007: 958
  • Certificate 2008: 987
  • Certificate 2009: 1284
  • Certificate 2010: 1597
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 38
  • Associate 2008: 53
  • Associate 2009: 50
  • Associate 2010: 60

Beauty Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of 84 programs in beauty. Of these programs, around 97.6% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Beauty Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 82
  • Associate: 2

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16170
  • 25th Percentile: 18440
  • Median: 24280
  • 75th Percentile: 31040
  • 90th Percentile: 44590

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 16610
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19000
  • 25th Percentile: 26970
  • Median: 36570
  • 75th Percentile: 43480
  • 90th Percentile: 61820

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15890
  • 25th Percentile: 17060
  • Median: 19980
  • 75th Percentile: 28150
  • 90th Percentile: 40950

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22040
  • Median Salary 2007: 22660
  • Median Salary 2008: 23750
  • Median Salary 2009: 24300
  • Median Salary 2010: 24280
  • Total Employed 2006: 5310
  • Total Employed 2007: 5710
  • Total Employed 2008: 6380
  • Total Employed 2009: 6500
  • Total Employed 2010: 6120

Shampooers — Employment Trend

Shampooers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15600
  • Median Salary 2007: 15400
  • Median Salary 2008: 15850
  • Median Salary 2009: 16385
  • Median Salary 2010: 16610
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Skincare Specialists — Employment Trend

Skincare Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31430
  • Median Salary 2007: 34750
  • Median Salary 2008: 34280
  • Median Salary 2009: 37070
  • Median Salary 2010: 36570
  • Total Employed 2006: 560
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 670
  • Total Employed 2009: 960
  • Total Employed 2010: 910

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23530
  • Median Salary 2007: 25190
  • Median Salary 2008: 17380
  • Median Salary 2009: 18750
  • Median Salary 2010: 19980
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 560
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 550

Colorado vs National Beauty Employment

Colorado vs National Beauty Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.672% (7650)

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1. The Hair Dynamics Education Center

6464 S College
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 223-9943x305

The Hair Dynamics Education Center, which is 6.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fort Collins, CO. It offers four beauty programs. It offers four beauty certificates to students. 257 students seek degrees in four programs at this school, overall. This vocational school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering beauty in terms of programs.

2. Lamar Community College

2401 S Main St
Lamar, CO 81052-3999
(719) 336-2248

Lamar Community College offers one beauty program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in beauty.

3. Colorado Northwestern Community College

500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely, CO 81648-3598
(970) 675-2261

Colorado Northwestern Community College offers four programs in beauty. Specifically, this college offers students three beauty certificates and one beauty degree at the associate's level. This college is in Rangely, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 1,450 students seek degrees in 30 Colorado Northwestern Community College programs.

4. Empire Beauty School - Arvada

6520 Wadsworth Blvd. #209
Arvada, CO 80003
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Arvada offers two programs in beauty. This school offers two certificates in beauty to students. This vocational school is located in the suburbs of Arvada, Colorado. This school is one of 33 vocational schools in Colorado.

5. Northeastern Junior College

100 College Avenue
Sterling, CO 80751-2944
(970) 521-6600

Northeastern Junior College offers one program in beauty and it is in Sterling, CO. This small college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado.

6. Trinidad State Junior College

600 Prospect St
Trinidad, CO 81082
(719) 846-5011

Trinidad State Junior College offers four beauty programs. Students are offered four beauty certificates by it. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in beauty.

7. Delta Montrose Technical College

1765 US Hwy 50
Delta, CO 81416
(970) 874-7671

Delta Montrose Technical College offers one program in beauty. Overall, 1,089 students seek degrees in nine Delta Montrose Technical College programs.

8. Pickens Technical College

500 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011-9307
(303) 344-4910x27734

Pickens Technical College is located in Aurora, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers five beauty programs. This school offers five certificates in beauty to students. It is a public institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Colorado offering beauty in terms of programs.

9. National American University - Denver

1325 S. Colorado Boulevard- Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222-3308
(303) 876-7100

National American University-Denver is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 1974. This school, which is 4.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Denver, CO. This very small school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as nursing, human resources, and medical coding. Students are offered one certificate, 11 associates level degrees, and nine degrees at the bachelors level by it. 449 students sought degrees from the 19 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

10. Empire Beauty School - Aurora

16800 E. Mississippi Ave.
Aurora, CO 80017
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Aurora is 3.1 miles from the center of the city. It offers two beauty programs. It offers students two beauty certificates. It is one of 33 vocational schools in Colorado.

11. The Regency Beauty Institute - Fort Collins

2236 E Harmony Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(800) 787-6456

The Regency Beauty Institute-Fort Collins is 4.9 miles from the center of the city and it offers one beauty program. Overall, 135 students seek degrees in one Regency Beauty Institute-Fort Collins program.

12. The Regency Beauty Institute - Lakewood

98 Wadsworth Blvd
Lakewood, CO 80226
(800) 787-6456

The Regency Beauty Institute-Lakewood is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado and it offers one program in beauty. Overall, 85 students pursue degrees in one Regency Beauty Institute-Lakewood program.

13. The Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy - Colorado Springs

322 Main St
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 390-9898x103

The Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Colorado Springs offers two beauty programs. It offers two certificates in beauty to students. It is in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. This school is a for-profit institution.

14. The Glenwood Beauty Academy

51241 Hwy 6 and 24 Ste 1
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-0485

The Glenwood Beauty Academy is located in Glenwood Springs, CO. It offers four programs in beauty. It offers four certificates in beauty to students. It is one of 33 vocational schools in Colorado.

15. National Beauty College

7045 Pecos St. #A
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 934-1288

National Beauty College is in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado. It offers three beauty programs. Students are offered three certificates in beauty by it. It is one of 33 vocational schools in Colorado.

16. The International Salon and Spa Academy

5707 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80918-3684
(719) 597-1413

The International Salon and Spa Academy offers five beauty programs. Students are offered five beauty certificates by this school. This vocational school, which is near the center of the city, is in Colorado Springs, CO. It is one of 33 vocational schools in Colorado.

17. National American University - Colorado Springs

1915 Jamboree Drive ste 185
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 590-8300

Founded in 1974, National American University-Colorado Springs is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 8.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Colorado Springs, CO. It is one of several campuses. This school offers one certificate, nine degrees at the associates level, and 11 bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 406 students sought degrees from the 19 programs at this school. It offers subjects including healthcare, healthcare management, and liberal arts. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

18. Emily Griffith Technical College

1250 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80204-2197
(720) 423-4700

Emily Griffith Technical College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Denver, CO. It offers four beauty programs. Students are offered four certificates in beauty by this school. It is a public institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering beauty programs.

19. Summit Salon & Beauty School

110 W Midland Ave
Woodland Park, CO 80866
(719) 686-0205

Summit Salon & Beauty School Is in town of Woodland Park, Colorado. This school offers four beauty programs. Students are offered four beauty certificates by this school. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

20. The Xenon International Academy - Denver

2231 S Peoria
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 752-1560

The Xenon International Academy-Denver, which is 3.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Aurora, CO. It offers four programs in beauty. It offers four beauty certificates to students. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

21. Heritage College - Denver

12 Lakeside Lane
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 477-7240

Heritage College-Denver is located in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado and it offers one beauty program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering beauty.

22. The Aveda Institute - Denver

700 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 567-7500

The Aveda Institute-Denver offers two beauty programs. It offers two certificates in beauty to students. This school is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 33 vocational schools in Colorado.

23. The Regency Beauty Institute - Westminster

6755 West 88th Ave.
Westminster, CO 80031
(800) 787-6456

The Regency Beauty Institute-Westminster is located in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado and it offers one program in beauty. Overall, 148 students pursue degrees in one Regency Beauty Institute-Westminster program.

24. Empire Beauty School - Thornton

3811 E 120th
Thornton, CO 80233
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Thornton is located in the suburbs of Thornton, Colorado. It offers two beauty programs. It offers two beauty certificates to students. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

25. The Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture - Fort Collins

2925 South College Ave # 9
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 226-1416

The Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture-Fort Collins is near the heart of downtown. This school offers four beauty programs. This school offers students four beauty certificates. It is a for-profit institution.

26. The Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture - Greeley

2547b 11th Ave
Greeley, CO 80631
(970) 352-4550

The Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture-Greeley is near the heart of downtown. It offers three beauty programs. Students are offered three beauty certificates by it. It is one of 33 vocational schools in Colorado.

27. Empire Beauty School - Littleton

8996 W. Bowles Ave. # E & F
Littleton, CO 80123
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Littleton is in the suburbs of Littleton, Colorado. It offers two programs in beauty. It offers two certificates in beauty to students. 78 students pursue degrees in two programs at this school, overall.

28. Otero Junior College

1802 Colorado Ave
La Junta, CO 81050
(719) 384-6831

Otero Junior College is located in town of La Junta, Colorado and this college offers one beauty program. Overall, 1,823 students pursue degrees in 24 programs at this college. This college is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in beauty.

29. The Salon Professional Academy - Grand Junction

2938 North Ave #B
Grand Junction, CO 81504
(970) 245-1110

The Salon Professional Academy-Grand Junction offers three beauty programs. Students are offered three certificates in beauty by it. It is 2.3 miles from the center of the city. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

30. Empire Beauty School - Lakewood

441 Wadsworth Blvd
Lakewood, CO 80226
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Lakewood is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado and it offers one program in beauty. 89 students seek degrees in one program at this school, overall.

31. The Salon Professional Academy - Colorado Springs

4388 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 266-9400

The Salon Professional Academy-Colorado Springs offers three beauty programs. It offers students three certificates in beauty. This school is near the heart of downtown. This school is a for-profit institution.

32. The Cuttin' Up Beauty Academy

8101 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 388-5700

The Cuttin' Up Beauty Academy, which is 4.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Denver, CO. This school offers five programs in beauty. It offers five beauty certificates to students. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

33. Paul Mitchell the School - Colorado Springs

118 West Colorado Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(801) 302-8801x1020

Paul Mitchell the School-Colorado Springs offers one beauty program and it is in the center of Colorado Springs. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

34. Red Rocks Community College

13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
(303) 914-6600

Red Rocks Community College is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. This college offers three beauty programs. It offers students three certificates in beauty. Overall, 9,826 students seek degrees in 76 Red Rocks Community College programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Colorado.

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