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Beauty Schools in Kentucky

There are 35 Kentucky schools offering beauty programs. In 2010, 1,380 students graduated from programs at Kentucky beauty schools.

Overview

1,303 students graduate from beauty programs in Kentucky, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from beauty programs. 1,380 students graduated with certificates in beauty in 2010.

35 beauty schools are located in this state. Of these, nine schools are public, while 26 schools are private. Private beauty school tuition varies from $9,100 to $16,200, while tuition at a public beauty school varies from $3,120 to $3,200.

Average tuition for programs in beauty is $5,128. While the highest tuition for beauty programs, which is $16,200 per year, is at Empire Beauty School-Chenoweth, the lowest tuition in Kentucky, which is $3,120 every year, is at Ashland Community and Technical College.

Schools in Kentucky offer certificates in beauty.

Beauty Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

1,303 students graduate from beauty programs in Kentucky, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from beauty programs. 1,380 students graduated with certificates in beauty in 2010.

Beauty Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1085
  • Certificate 2007: 1090
  • Certificate 2008: 1226
  • Certificate 2009: 1177
  • Certificate 2010: 1380

Beauty Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this state offer a total of 85 beauty programs.

Beauty Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 85

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16210
  • 25th Percentile: 17890
  • Median: 21220
  • 75th Percentile: 27510
  • 90th Percentile: 36010

Barbers — Salary by Percentile

Barbers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 26710
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

Shampooers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 16555
  • 75th Percentile:
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Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Skincare Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16850
  • 25th Percentile: 26660
  • Median: 31250
  • 75th Percentile: 41020
  • 90th Percentile: 52250

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16270
  • 25th Percentile: 17700
  • Median: 20460
  • 75th Percentile: 24100
  • 90th Percentile: 38290

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18420
  • Median Salary 2007: 18850
  • Median Salary 2008: 20500
  • Median Salary 2009: 21640
  • Median Salary 2010: 21220
  • Total Employed 2006: 3330
  • Total Employed 2007: 3610
  • Total Employed 2008: 3220
  • Total Employed 2009: 3430
  • Total Employed 2010: 3280

Barbers — Employment Trend

Barbers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27920
  • Median Salary 2007: 24995
  • Median Salary 2008: 22070
  • Median Salary 2009: 24280
  • Median Salary 2010: 26710
  • 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: 14020
  • Median Salary 2007: 15510
  • Median Salary 2008: 16155
  • Median Salary 2009: 16460
  • Median Salary 2010: 16555
  • 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: 21490
  • Median Salary 2007: 22320
  • Median Salary 2008: 27960
  • Median Salary 2009: 29460
  • Median Salary 2010: 31250
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

Manicurists and Pedicurists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21970
  • Median Salary 2007: 17920
  • Median Salary 2008: 19340
  • Median Salary 2009: 19280
  • Median Salary 2010: 20460
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Kentucky vs National Beauty Employment

Kentucky vs National Beauty Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.780% (3570)

Beauty Schools in Kentucky

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1. Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology - Whitesburg

74 Parkway Plaza Loop
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 573-4276

Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology-Whitesburg is located in Whitesburg, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in beauty. This vocational school offers students two certificates in beauty. 16 students pursue degrees in two Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology-Whitesburg programs, overall.

2. Ashland Community and Technical College

1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101-3683
(606) 326-2000

Ashland Community and Technical College is near the center of the city and it offers one beauty program. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering beauty programs.

3. Hazard Community and Technical College

One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701-2402
(606) 487-3503

Hazard Community and Technical College is in Hazard, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in beauty. 4,795 students pursue degrees in 33 Hazard Community and Technical College programs, overall. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering beauty.

4. The Southeast School of Cosmetology

356 Manchester Sq
Manchester, KY 40962-8700
(606) 598-7901

The Southeast School of Cosmetology, which is very close to Manchester, Kentucky, is located in a rural setting. This school offers two beauty programs. This vocational school offers students two certificates in beauty. 42 students seek degrees in two Southeast School of Cosmetology programs, overall.

5. The Salon Professional Academy - Lexington

701 E High St
Lexington, KY 40502-1776
(859) 266-5531

The Salon Professional Academy-Lexington offers three beauty programs. It offers three certificates in beauty to students. It is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

6. Gateway Community and Technical College

500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 441-4500

Gateway Community and Technical College is in the suburbs of Florence, Kentucky and it offers one program in beauty. 4,797 students seek degrees in 35 Gateway Community and Technical College programs, overall.

7. PJ's College of Cosmetology - Bowling Green

1901 Russellville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(317) 846-8999x320

PJ's College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green is 1.5 miles from the center of the city. It offers four beauty programs. This school offers four beauty certificates to students. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in beauty.

8. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506
(859) 246-6200

Bluegrass Community and Technical College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lexington, KY and it offers one beauty program. Overall, 14,164 students seek degrees in 64 programs at this school. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks second in the state of Kentucky.

9. Empire Beauty School - Chenoweth

151 Chenoweth Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 491-0077

Empire Beauty School-Chenoweth is located in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky. It offers four programs in beauty. Students are offered four beauty certificates by this vocational school. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering beauty.

10. Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology - Harlan

114 N Cumberland Ave
Harlan, KY 40831
(606) 573-4276

Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology-Harlan offers three programs in beauty. This school offers students three certificates in beauty. 23 students pursue degrees in three Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology-Harlan programs, overall.

11. PJ's College of Cosmetology - Glasgow

124 S Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141
(317) 846-8999x320

PJ's College of Cosmetology-Glasgow offers four beauty programs. It offers students four beauty certificates. This school is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in beauty.

12. Empire Beauty School - Dixie

5120 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40216
(502) 491-0077

Empire Beauty School-Dixie, which is near the center of the city, is located in Louisville, KY. This school offers three beauty programs. It offers three certificates in beauty to students. It is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

13. Empire Beauty School - Hurstborne

5314 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40291
(502) 499-0070

Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne is located near Louisville, KY. It offers three beauty programs. It offers students three beauty certificates. Overall, 198 students seek degrees in three programs at this school.

14. Appalachian Beauty School

609A Central Avenue
South Williamson, KY 41503
(606) 237-6650

Appalachian Beauty School is in town of South Williamson, Kentucky and this school offers one beauty program. 18 students pursue degrees in one program at this school, overall.

15. The Nutek Academy of Beauty Inc

153 Evans Drive
Mount Sterling, KY 40353
(859) 498-4460

The Nutek Academy of Beauty Inc, which is very close to Mount Sterling, Kentucky, is located in a rural area. This school offers three beauty programs. This school offers students three certificates in beauty. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

16. Paul Mitchell the School - Louisville

156 North Hurstbourne Parkway
Louisville, KY 40222
(801) 302-8801x1021

Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville offers two programs in beauty. It offers two beauty certificates to students. It is in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

17. Owensboro Community and Technical College

4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 686-4400

Owensboro Community and Technical College offers one program in beauty and this school is near the heart of downtown. This technical college is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky.

18. Empire Beauty School - Florence

7285 Turfway Rd
Florence, KY 41042
(502) 491-0077

Empire Beauty School-Florence is in the suburbs of Florence, Kentucky. It offers two programs in beauty. Students are offered two beauty certificates by it. It is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

19. The Regency School of Hair Design

567 North Lake Dr.
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
(606) 886-6457

The Regency School of Hair Design is located in Prestonsburg, KY. This school offers three beauty programs. Students are offered three certificates in beauty by it. It is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

20. The Collins School of Cosmetology

111 West Chester Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 248-3602

The Collins School of Cosmetology offers four programs in beauty. Students are offered four certificates in beauty by this school. It is in Middlesboro, KY. Overall, 22 students seek degrees in four Collins School of Cosmetology programs.

21. Heads West Kentucky Beauty College

Briarwood Shopping Ctr
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 825-3019

Heads West Kentucky Beauty College offers three programs in beauty. It offers students three beauty certificates. It is located in Madisonville, KY. It is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

22. Empire Beauty School - Highland

1049 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 491-0077

Empire Beauty School-Highland offers three programs in beauty. It offers students three certificates in beauty. This vocational school, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. It is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

23. Ezell's Cosmetology School

504 Maple St
Murray, KY 42071-2530
(270) 753-4723

Ezell's Cosmetology School offers three programs in beauty. It offers three certificates in beauty to students. This vocational school is in town of Murray, Kentucky. This school is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

24. Mr Jim's College of Cosmetology

2855 West Parrish Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301
(502) 684-8336

Mr Jim's College of Cosmetology, which is near the center of the city, is located in Owensboro, KY and it offers one beauty program. This vocational school is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

25. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002-7380
(270) 554-9200x0

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is located in Paducah, KY. It offers two programs in beauty. Students are offered two certificates in beauty by this school. This school is a public 2-year institution.

26. The Bellefonte Academy of Beauty

420 Belfont St
Russell, KY 41169
(606) 833-5446

The Bellefonte Academy of Beauty is located in the suburbs of Russell, Kentucky. This school offers three programs in beauty. Students are offered three certificates in beauty by it. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this vocational school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering beauty.

27. Pat Wilsons Beauty College

326 N Main
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 826-5195

Pat Wilsons Beauty College offers four beauty programs. It offers students four beauty certificates. This vocational school is located in the suburbs of Henderson, Kentucky. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

28. Paul Mitchell the School - Lexington

3644 Boston Road
Lexington, KY 40514
(859) 223-3644

Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington offers two beauty programs. Students are offered two beauty certificates by it. It is near the heart of downtown.

29. The Trend Setters Academy - Louisville

7283 Dixie Hwy
Louisville, KY 40258
(502) 937-6816

The Trend Setters Academy-Louisville is near the center of the city. It offers three programs in beauty. It offers students three beauty certificates. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

30. The Barrett and Company School of Hair Design

973 Kimberly Sq Unit F
Nicholasville, KY 40356-2152
(859) 885-9136

The Barrett and Company School of Hair Design is located in town of Nicholasville, Kentucky. It offers three programs in beauty. This vocational school offers three certificates in beauty to students. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering beauty in terms of programs.

31. Empire Beauty School - Elizabethtown

554 Westport Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-3374

Empire Beauty School-Elizabethtown is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers four beauty programs. This school offers students four beauty certificates. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

32. The Trend Setters Academy of Beauty Culture - Elizabethtown

622 B Westport Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-5243

The Trend Setters Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown offers three beauty programs. This school offers three certificates in beauty to students. This school is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

33. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

One Bert Combs Dr
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
(606) 886-3863x0

Big Sandy Community and Technical College is in town of Prestonsburg, Kentucky and it offers one beauty program. 5,360 students pursue degrees in 37 Big Sandy Community and Technical College programs, overall.

34. Somerset Community College

808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501-2973
(877) 629-9722

Somerset Community College offers one program in beauty. This college is one of 4 community colleges in Kentucky.

35. Jefferson Community and Technical College

109 E Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202-2005
(502) 213-4000

Jefferson Community and Technical College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Louisville, KY and this school offers one program in beauty. Overall, 15,258 students seek degrees in 67 programs at this school.

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