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Cosmetology Schools in Georgia

There are 51 schools in the state of Georgia offering cosmetology programs. In 2010, 3,939 students graduated from programs at Georgia cosmetology schools.

Overview

On average, 3,336 students graduate from programs in this state in cosmetology per year. This accounts for 4% of cosmetology students who schools in the United States graduate. In 2010, 3,939 students graduated with certificates in cosmetology.

51 cosmetology schools are located in this state. Of these, while 24 schools are public, 27 schools are private. Tuition at a public cosmetology school varies from $1,863 to $2,528, while private cosmetology school tuitions are $12,400.

Average tuition for programs in cosmetology is $2,265. The lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $1,863 each year, is at Central Georgia Technical College, while the highest tuition for cosmetology programs, which is $12,400 every year, is at Virginia College-Augusta.

Georgia schools offer certificates in cosmetology.

Cosmetology Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,336 students graduate from programs in this state in cosmetology per year. This accounts for 4% of cosmetology students who schools in the United States graduate. In 2010, 3,939 students graduated with certificates in cosmetology.

Cosmetology Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2273
  • Certificate 2007: 2297
  • Certificate 2008: 2734
  • Certificate 2009: 3275
  • Certificate 2010: 3939

Cosmetology Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in Georgia offer a total of 117 cosmetology programs.

Cosmetology Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 117

Barbers — Salary by Percentile

Barbers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15660
  • 25th Percentile: 17610
  • Median: 27660
  • 75th Percentile: 31880
  • 90th Percentile: 39470

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15490
  • 25th Percentile: 16030
  • Median: 17480
  • 75th Percentile: 19280
  • 90th Percentile: 25250

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15870
  • 25th Percentile: 17300
  • Median: 21030
  • 75th Percentile: 28280
  • 90th Percentile: 37560

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Salary by Percentile

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 37285
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15350
  • 25th Percentile: 15670
  • Median: 16420
  • 75th Percentile: 25860
  • 90th Percentile: 35040

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15650
  • 25th Percentile: 16320
  • Median: 17660
  • 75th Percentile: 19080
  • 90th Percentile: 20090

Barbers — Employment Trend

Barbers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30645
  • Median Salary 2007: 31490
  • Median Salary 2008: 30200
  • Median Salary 2009: 27000
  • Median Salary 2010: 27660
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Shampooers — Employment Trend

Shampooers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16000
  • Median Salary 2007: 17480
  • Median Salary 2008: 18000
  • Median Salary 2009: 17260
  • Median Salary 2010: 17480
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 560
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21440
  • Median Salary 2007: 23150
  • Median Salary 2008: 25270
  • Median Salary 2009: 23540
  • Median Salary 2010: 21030
  • Total Employed 2006: 9530
  • Total Employed 2007: 8170
  • Total Employed 2008: 7150
  • Total Employed 2009: 7260
  • Total Employed 2010: 7480

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Employment Trend

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33810
  • Median Salary 2007: 34740
  • Median Salary 2008: 36155
  • Median Salary 2009: 36910
  • Median Salary 2010: 37285
  • 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: 23780
  • Median Salary 2007: 25900
  • Median Salary 2008: 22380
  • Median Salary 2009: 20040
  • Median Salary 2010: 16420
  • Total Employed 2006: 1020
  • Total Employed 2007: 1140
  • Total Employed 2008: 1200
  • Total Employed 2009: 1070
  • Total Employed 2010: 870

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17670
  • Median Salary 2007: 18460
  • Median Salary 2008: 17710
  • Median Salary 2009: 17260
  • Median Salary 2010: 17660
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Georgia vs National Cosmetology Employment

Georgia vs National Cosmetology Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.037% (9320)

Cosmetology Schools in Georgia

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1. The Process Institute of Cosmetology

755 Lawrenceville-Suwannee Rd Bldg 1300
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
(678) 990-0762x227

The Process Institute of Cosmetology offers one cosmetology program and it is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia. It is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

2. The Kevosnik School of Hair Design

400 W Moore St
Dublin, GA 31021
(478) 275-7251

The Kevosnik School of Hair Design offers three cosmetology programs. It offers three cosmetology certificates to students. It is in town of Dublin, Georgia. 16 students pursue degrees in three programs at this school, overall.

3. Okefenokee Technical College

1701 Carswell Ave
Waycross, GA 31503
(912) 287-6584

Okefenokee Technical College is in Waycross, GA. It offers two cosmetology programs. This school offers two cosmetology certificates to students. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. Empire Beauty School - Gwinnett

1455 Pleasant Hill Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30044-3045
(800) 223-3271

Empire Beauty School-Gwinnett offers two programs in cosmetology. Students are offered two certificates in cosmetology by this school. This school is located in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia. 138 students seek degrees in two Empire Beauty School-Gwinnett programs, overall.

5. The Georgia Beauty Academy

303 Fernwood Ave
Dalton, GA 30721-3952
(706) 278-9606x0

The Georgia Beauty Academy, which is near the center of the city, is in Dalton, GA. It offers two programs in cosmetology. It offers students two cosmetology certificates. Overall, 113 students seek degrees in two programs at this vocational school.

6. The International School of Skin - Nailcare & Massage Therapy

5600 Roswell Rd NE Ste 10
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 843-1005

The International School of Skin-Nailcare & Massage Therapy is located near Atlanta, GA. This school offers five programs in cosmetology. This school offers five cosmetology certificates to students. Overall, 356 students seek degrees in six International School of Skin-Nailcare & Massage Therapy programs. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering cosmetology.

7. Southeastern Beauty School - Columbus Midtown

1826 Midtown Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 561-5616

Southeastern Beauty School-Columbus Midtown offers three programs in cosmetology. It offers three certificates in cosmetology to students. This vocational school is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown. This school is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

8. Middle Georgia Technical College

80 Cohen Walker Dr
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 988-6800

Middle Georgia Technical College, which is 4.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Warner Robins, GA. This school offers three cosmetology programs. Students are offered three cosmetology certificates by this technical college. 4,205 students pursue degrees in 55 programs at this technical college, overall.

9. The Atlanta Beauty Academy

6088 Buford Hwy
Doraville, GA 30340
(770) 449-1740

The Atlanta Beauty Academy is located in the suburbs of Doraville, Georgia. It offers four programs in cosmetology. This school offers four certificates in cosmetology to students. Overall, 261 students pursue degrees in five programs at this vocational school.

10. Michael's School of Beauty

630 North Avenue Suite J
Macon, GA 31211
(706) 343-1841

Michael's School of Beauty, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Macon, GA. It offers two programs in cosmetology. Students are offered two certificates in cosmetology by this school. Overall, 51 students pursue degrees in two Michael's School of Beauty programs.

11. The Fayette Beauty Academy

386 N Glynn St
Fayetteville, GA 30214
(770) 461-4669

The Fayette Beauty Academy is located in the suburbs of Fayetteville, Georgia and this school offers one program in cosmetology. It is a for-profit institution.

12. Pro Way Hair School

5684 Memorial Dr
Stone Mountain, GA 30083-3254
(404) 299-5156

Pro Way Hair School is located in the suburbs of Stone Mountain, Georgia. This school offers two cosmetology programs. It offers students two cosmetology certificates. It is a for-profit institution.

13. Roffler Moler Hairstyling College

1355 Roswell Rd- Suite 150
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 565-3285

Roffler Moler Hairstyling College offers three programs in cosmetology. Students are offered three cosmetology certificates by it. This vocational school, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Marietta, GA. This vocational school is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

14. The Georgia Career Institute

1820 Hwy 20 Ste 200
Conyers, GA 30013
(770) 922-7653

The Georgia Career Institute offers four programs in cosmetology. Students are offered four certificates in cosmetology by it. This school is located in the suburbs of Conyers, Georgia. This vocational school is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

15. Paul Mitchell the School - Atlanta

887 West Marietta Street Suite A
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 888-0070

Paul Mitchell the School-Atlanta offers one program in cosmetology and this school is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

16. Cobb Beauty College Inc

3096 Cherokee St
Kennesaw, GA 30144-2828
(770) 424-6915

Cobb Beauty College Inc is located in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia. It offers two cosmetology programs. It offers two cosmetology certificates to students. It is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

17. Altamaha Technical College

1777 W Cherry St
Jesup, GA 31545
(912) 427-5800x5803

Altamaha Technical College offers one cosmetology program and it is located in Jesup, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 1,761 students pursue degrees in 39 Altamaha Technical College programs, overall.

18. Sandersville Technical College

1189 Deepstep Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 553-2050

Sandersville Technical College, which is very close to Sandersville, Georgia, is in a rural area and it offers one cosmetology program. Overall, 1,028 students seek degrees in 26 programs at this technical college.

19. Southeastern Beauty School - Columbus North Lumpkin

3448 N Lumpkin Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
(706) 687-1054

Southeastern Beauty School-Columbus North Lumpkin offers two programs in cosmetology. Students are offered two certificates in cosmetology by it. This school is near the center of the city. This school is a for-profit institution.

20. Empire Beauty School - Kennesaw

425 Ernest Barrett Pkwy-suite H-2
Kennesaw, GA 30144
(800) 223-3271

Empire Beauty School-Kennesaw is in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia. It offers two cosmetology programs. It offers students two certificates in cosmetology. It is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

21. The Georgia Institute of Cosmetology

3529 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA 30606-3152
(706) 549-6400x25

The Georgia Institute of Cosmetology offers one cosmetology program and this school, which is 4.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Athens, GA. It is a for-profit institution.

22. The American Professional Institute

1980 Riverside Dr
Macon, GA 31201
(478) 314-4444

The American Professional Institute, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Macon, GA. It offers two cosmetology programs. This vocational school offers two cosmetology certificates to students. This vocational school is a for-profit institution.

23. Empire Beauty School - Dunwoody

4719 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd Suite 205
Dunwoody, GA 30338
(570) 429-4321x2414

Empire Beauty School-Dunwoody offers one cosmetology program and this school is in the suburbs of Dunwoody, Georgia. Overall, 171 students pursue degrees in one Empire Beauty School-Dunwoody program.

24. Empire Beauty School - Morrow

1958 Mt Zion Rd Ste 205
Morrow, GA 30260
(800) 233-3271

Empire Beauty School-Morrow is a for-profit institution. It is in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia. It is the largest institution in the state of Georgia. This vocational school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including cosmetology and beauty. This vocational school offers students one certificate. It is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

25. Beauty College of America

1171 Main Street
Forest Park, GA 30297-1443
(404) 361-4098

Beauty College of America offers four programs in cosmetology. It offers students four cosmetology certificates. It is located in the suburbs of Forest Park, Georgia. It is a for-profit institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering cosmetology in terms of programs.

26. South Georgia Technical College

900 South GA Tech Parkway
Americus, GA 31709
(229) 931-2394

South Georgia Technical College is in Americus, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three programs in cosmetology. This school offers three cosmetology certificates to students. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. This technical college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in cosmetology.

27. Vogue Beauty School

3655 MacLand Rd
Hiram, GA 30141-2226
(770) 943-6811

Vogue Beauty School, which is very close to Hiram, Georgia, is located in a rural area. It offers two cosmetology programs. Students are offered two cosmetology certificates by this school. Overall, 99 students seek degrees in two programs at this school.

28. The Atlanta School of Massage

2 Dunwoody Park South
Atlanta, GA 30338
(770) 454-7167

The Atlanta School of Massage is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and it offers one cosmetology program. It is a for-profit institution.

29. The Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails

4747 B Hamilton Road
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 653-6561

The Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Columbus, GA. It offers five cosmetology programs. This vocational school offers students five certificates in cosmetology. It is a for-profit institution.

30. The Profile Institute of Barber-Styling

26 Cleveland Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 559-0704

The Profile Institute of Barber-Styling offers one program in cosmetology and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA. This school is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

31. The Esani Institute

1003 Mansell Rd
Roswell, GA 30076
(678) 795-0999

The Esani Institute is located in the suburbs of Roswell, Georgia. It offers four programs in cosmetology. Students are offered four cosmetology certificates by this school. It is a for-profit institution. In terms of programs, this vocational school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering cosmetology.

32. Virginia College - Augusta

2807 Wylds Rd Ste B
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 288-2500

Virginia College-Augusta is 3.1 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in cosmetology.

33. Southern Crescent Technical College

501 Varsity Rd
Griffin, GA 30223-2042
(770) 228-7348

Southern Crescent Technical College is in the suburbs of Griffin, Georgia. It offers four programs in cosmetology. It offers four certificates in cosmetology to students. This medium-sized school is a public 2-year institution.

34. Chattahoochee Technical College

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
Marietta, GA 30060-3300
(770) 528-4545

Chattahoochee Technical College offers one program in cosmetology and this school is located in the suburbs of Marietta, Georgia. Overall, 13,003 students seek degrees in 85 Chattahoochee Technical College programs.

35. Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 771-4000

Augusta Technical College is near the heart of downtown. It offers four programs in cosmetology. Students are offered four certificates in cosmetology by it. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering cosmetology.

36. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 295-6963

Georgia Northwestern Technical College offers two cosmetology programs. It offers two certificates in cosmetology to students. This technical college, which is near the center of the city, is in Rome, GA. It is a public 2-year institution.

37. North Georgia Technical College

1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N
Clarkesville, GA 30523
(706) 754-7700

North Georgia Technical College offers two cosmetology programs. Students are offered two cosmetology certificates by this school. It is in Clarkesville, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

38. International City Beauty College

1859 Watson Blvd
Warner Robins, GA 31093-3631
(478) 923-0915

International City Beauty College, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Warner Robins, GA. It offers two programs in cosmetology. It offers students two cosmetology certificates. It is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

39. Dekalb Technical College

495 N Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
(404) 297-9522x1127

Dekalb Technical College is in the suburbs of Clarkston, Georgia. It offers two cosmetology programs. This mid-sized school offers two cosmetology certificates to students. 4,855 students pursue degrees in 62 programs at this technical college, overall.

40. Ogeechee Technical College

One Joe Kennedy Blvd
Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 681-5500

Ogeechee Technical College, which is only a few miles from Statesboro, is in a rural area. It offers two cosmetology programs. Students are offered two certificates in cosmetology by this technical college. It is a public 2-year institution.

41. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

4089 Val Tech Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-2100

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is in the suburbs of Valdosta, Georgia. It offers three cosmetology programs. This school offers students three cosmetology certificates. Overall, 5,408 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at this school.

42. Central Georgia Technical College

3300 Macon Tech Dr
Macon, GA 31206
(478) 757-3400

Central Georgia Technical College offers five programs in cosmetology. It offers students five cosmetology certificates. This school, which is 3.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Macon, GA. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, this technical college is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering cosmetology.

43. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College offers two cosmetology programs. It offers students two certificates in cosmetology. It is 3.2 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 4,355 students seek degrees in 64 Columbus Technical College programs.

44. Southeastern Technical College

3001 E First St
Vidalia, GA 30474
(912) 538-3100

Southeastern Technical College is in Vidalia, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in cosmetology. This school offers students two cosmetology certificates. This technical college is a public 2-year institution.

45. Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
(770) 962-7580

Gwinnett Technical College offers one program in cosmetology and it is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia. It is a public 2-year institution.

46. Savannah Technical College

5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405-5594
(912) 443-5700

Savannah Technical College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in cosmetology. It is a public 2-year institution.

47. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is 3.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in cosmetology. It offers students two certificates in cosmetology. It is a public 2-year institution.

48. Moultrie Technical College

800 Veterans Parkway North
Moultrie, GA 31788
(229) 891-7000

Moultrie Technical College, which is very close to Moultrie, Georgia, is located in a rural area. It offers three cosmetology programs. It offers three cosmetology certificates to students. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

49. Lanier Technical College

2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood, GA 30566
(770) 531-6300

Lanier Technical College is in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. It offers two cosmetology programs. It offers two certificates in cosmetology to students. Overall, 4,432 students pursue degrees in 80 programs at this school.

50. Southwest Georgia Technical College

15689 US Hwy 19 N
Thomasville, GA 31792-9960
(229) 225-4096

Southwest Georgia Technical College offers one cosmetology program and this school, which is very close to Thomasville, Georgia, is in a rural area. Overall, 1,678 students pursue degrees in 57 Southwest Georgia Technical College programs.

51. Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
(404) 225-4601

Atlanta Technical College offers two cosmetology programs. Students are offered two certificates in cosmetology by it. This technical college is 2.8 miles from the center of the city. It is a public 2-year institution.

52. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College is in Waco, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three cosmetology programs. It offers three cosmetology certificates to students. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.