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Cosmetology Schools in Kentucky

There are 35 schools in the state of Kentucky offering cosmetology programs. 1,380 students graduated with degrees from Kentucky cosmetology schools in 2010.

Overview

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

35 cosmetology schools are located in Kentucky. And of these, 26 schools are private, while nine schools are public. Private cosmetology school tuition varies from $9,100 to $16,200, while tuition at a public cosmetology school varies from $3,120 to $3,200.

Average tuition for cosmetology programs is $5,128. While the highest tuition for cosmetology programs, which is $16,200 each 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.

Kentucky cosmetology schools offer certificates.

Cosmetology Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

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

Cosmetology Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

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

Cosmetology Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of 85 cosmetology programs.

Cosmetology 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:
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  • Median: 16555
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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 Cosmetology Employment

Kentucky vs National Cosmetology Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.780% (3570)

Cosmetology 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 offers two programs in cosmetology. This school offers students two cosmetology certificates. This school, which is very close to Whitesburg, Kentucky, is located in a rural setting. It is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

2. Ashland Community and Technical College

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

Ashland Community and Technical College offers one cosmetology program and it is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 4,688 students pursue degrees in 30 Ashland Community and Technical College programs. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering cosmetology.

3. Hazard Community and Technical College

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

Hazard Community and Technical College, which is very close to Hazard, Kentucky, is in a rural area and this school offers one program in cosmetology. This school is a public 2-year institution. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

4. The Southeast School of Cosmetology

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

The Southeast School of Cosmetology is in Manchester, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two cosmetology programs. It offers two certificates in cosmetology to students. It is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

5. The Salon Professional Academy - Lexington

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

The Salon Professional Academy-Lexington is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three cosmetology programs. Students are offered three cosmetology certificates by it. It is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

6. Gateway Community and Technical College

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

Gateway Community and Technical College is located in the suburbs of Florence, Kentucky and this school offers one cosmetology program. It is a public 2-year institution. This public school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering cosmetology.

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 heart of downtown. It offers four programs in cosmetology. Students are offered four certificates in cosmetology by this school. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

8. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

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

Bluegrass Community and Technical College offers one cosmetology program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lexington, KY. It is a public 2-year institution.

9. Empire Beauty School - Chenoweth

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

Empire Beauty School-Chenoweth is in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky. This school offers four cosmetology programs. It offers four cosmetology certificates to students. 129 students pursue degrees in four programs at this school, overall.

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 cosmetology programs. It offers three cosmetology certificates to students. It is one of 29 vocational schools in Kentucky.

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 cosmetology programs. Students are offered four certificates in cosmetology by it. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

12. Empire Beauty School - Dixie

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

Empire Beauty School-Dixie, which is 7.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. This school offers three cosmetology programs. Students are offered three certificates in cosmetology by this vocational school. This school 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 offers three cosmetology programs. Students are offered three certificates in cosmetology by it. This vocational school is near Louisville, KY. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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 cosmetology program. 18 students seek degrees in one Appalachian Beauty School program, overall.

15. The Nutek Academy of Beauty Inc

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

The Nutek Academy of Beauty Inc offers three cosmetology programs. This school offers students three cosmetology certificates. This vocational school, which is very close to Mount Sterling, Kentucky, is in a rural setting. Overall, 26 students seek degrees in three programs at this school.

16. Paul Mitchell the School - Louisville

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

Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville is in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky. It offers two programs in cosmetology. It offers students two cosmetology certificates. This 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 cosmetology program and it is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 7,055 students seek degrees in 39 Owensboro Community and Technical College programs.

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 cosmetology programs. It offers two certificates in cosmetology to students. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

19. The Regency School of Hair Design

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

The Regency School of Hair Design offers three cosmetology programs. Students are offered three cosmetology certificates by it. This school is in Prestonsburg, KY. 19 students seek degrees in three Regency School of Hair Design programs, overall.

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 cosmetology. This school offers four cosmetology certificates to students. This school is located in town of Middlesboro, Kentucky. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

21. Heads West Kentucky Beauty College

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

Heads West Kentucky Beauty College is in Madisonville, KY. This school offers three cosmetology programs. This vocational school offers students three cosmetology certificates. This vocational school 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 cosmetology programs. Students are offered three cosmetology certificates by this school. This vocational school, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. This vocational school 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 is located in Murray, KY. It offers three programs in cosmetology. Students are offered three certificates in cosmetology by it. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Owensboro, KY and it offers one cosmetology program. Overall, 40 students pursue degrees in one Mr Jim's College of Cosmetology program.

25. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

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

West Kentucky Community and Technical College offers two cosmetology programs. It offers students two cosmetology certificates. It is located in Paducah, KY. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering cosmetology.

26. The Bellefonte Academy of Beauty

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

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

27. Pat Wilsons Beauty College

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

Pat Wilsons Beauty College is located in the suburbs of Henderson, Kentucky. It offers four cosmetology programs. Students are offered four cosmetology certificates by this school. Overall, 97 students seek degrees in four programs at this vocational school.

28. Paul Mitchell the School - Lexington

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

Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington offers two programs in cosmetology. It offers students two cosmetology certificates. This school is near the center of the city. Overall, 249 students pursue degrees in two Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington programs.

29. The Trend Setters Academy - Louisville

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

The Trend Setters Academy-Louisville is 8.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers three programs in cosmetology. It offers students three cosmetology certificates. It 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 Nicholasville, KY. It offers three programs in cosmetology. Students are offered three certificates in cosmetology by it. 72 students pursue degrees in three Barrett and Company School of Hair Design programs, overall. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering cosmetology in terms of programs.

31. Empire Beauty School - Elizabethtown

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

Empire Beauty School-Elizabethtown is near the center of the city. It offers four programs in cosmetology. This school offers students four certificates in cosmetology. 161 students seek degrees in four Empire Beauty School-Elizabethtown programs, overall. In terms of programs, this vocational school is the second largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering cosmetology.

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 is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. This school offers three programs in cosmetology. This school offers three cosmetology certificates to students. 83 students seek degrees in three programs at this school, overall.

33. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

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

Big Sandy Community and Technical College is located in town of Prestonsburg, Kentucky and it offers one program in cosmetology. This school is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky. This technical college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering cosmetology.

34. Somerset Community College

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

Somerset Community College offers one cosmetology program. 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 center of the city, is in Louisville, KY and this school offers one program in cosmetology. 15,258 students pursue degrees in 67 Jefferson Community and Technical College programs, overall.

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