California Beauty Schools & Cosmetology Colleges in CA

Beauty Schools in California

California is one of the top 5 states in the country for cosmetology careers, and with its beaches and beautiful people, this comes as no surprise. Working as a cosmetologist in California can be a rewarding and lucrative career.

You can find and contact beauty schools in California directly from our site. Simply submit your information requests to the programs listed below to get started!

Major California cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego also offer the city-lover lots of opportunities to find and attend a beauty college and get his or her start in the beauty business. And with the entertainment business headquartered in Hollywood, California, it's no wonder the beauty business is so important in Cali.

California has a lot to offer when it comes to beauty school, where many go to begin their careers in hairstyling, nail technology, makeup artistry, esthetics and skin care and several other beauty trades. If you're artistic and want to work in the beauty industry that really values creativity, you can attend one of the many California beauty colleges.

Aside from the 3 cities listed above, you may also be interested in beauty schools in Santa Barbara, Sacramento, Fresno, Anaheim or one of the many other beauty hubs in the state.

The state of California requires 1600 hours of training to sit for the board exams and get your cosmetology license, 400 hours to become a nail technician, or 600 hours to become an esthetician. The average salary range for cosmetologists is $17,740 to $41,240 per year before tips, with a median CA cosmetologist salary of $22,080. The average median salary for nail technicians is $18,970 and the median salary for estheticians is $27,360 in California.

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CALIFORNIA (alphabetized by city)
Alameda, CA

Avalon School of Cosmetology has been serving the professional beauty industry for more than 40 years. Our experienced educators will provide you with one of the most outstanding educational experiences available.
Anaheim, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Bakersfield, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Bakersfield, CA

Milan Institute offers the training you need to reach your career goals as a cosmetologist...
Bell, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Burbank, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Canoga Park, CA

The Academy of Makeup & Fashion is LA's premier professional school of makeup. We specialize in Professional Makeup from Beauty to Brides and Media. Our Image and Fashion courses are offered 4 times a year.
Castro Valley, CA

We are the largest and longest established chain of beauty schools serving California and Nevada. Marinello has a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training ...
Chatsworth, CA

Newberry School of Beauty has been training students in the field of Cosmetology since December of 1949. The school has earned a reputation for excellence and quality...
Chico, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
City of Industry, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Clovis / Fresno area, CA

Milan Institute in Clovis, CA offers the training you need to reach your career goals as a cosmetologist or esthetician. Our focus is on you. Our staff is...
Concord, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Corona, CA

Our philosophy is to treat each student as part of our family, providing them with every opportunity to complete their studies at the lowest cost possible.
Costa Mesa, CA

It is our mission at The ENZO Academy to offer you the highest quality education and cutting edge techniques - Elevating the professional craft.
Costa Mesa, CA

TONI&GUY has established learning facilities that produce talented and well-trained hairdressers and color technicians for salons across North America.
Danville, CA

W Academy of Salon and Spa is a Sassoon Academy Connection Member School, the only Sassoon Academy Connection School in Northern California.
Downtown LA, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
El Cajon, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Fairfield, CA

Milan Institute of Cosmetology in Fairfield, CA offers the training you need to reach your career goals as a cosmetologist, esthetician, or manicurist. Our focus is on you.
Fontana, CA

Our philosophy is to treat each student as part of our family, providing them with every opportunity to complete their studies at the lowest cost possible.
Fresno, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Hayward, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the beauty industry. It is the objective and goal of Marinello Schools...
Hemet, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training. for students entering the beauty industry. It is the objective and goal of Marinello Schools...
Huntington Beach, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Inglewood, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
La Quinta, CA

Milan Institute in La Quinta, CA offers the training you need to reach your career goals as a cosmetologist, manicurist, esthetician, and cosmetology instructor.
Lake Forest, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Lomita, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Los Angeles, CA

The Aveda Institute Los Angeles is located in the heart of Westwood, adjacent to the UCLA campus. The facility has new classroom and clinic areas and an Aveda...
Los Angeles, CA

Our dream team of MVA Rockstar Celebrity Trainers provide a workshop designed to inspire and develop every student to their maximum potential!
Los Angeles, CA

Our school is carefully designed to simulate a salon environment for the sole purpose of beauty education. It is equipped with modem visual and teaching aids, and possesses...
Manteca, CA

Our TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy in Manteca, California, offers the cosmetology education and hands-on experience you need...
Merced, CA

Milan Institute in Merced, CA offers the training you need to reach your career goals with multiple programs...
Modesto, CA

We are dedicated to our industry and committed to providing high quality education. We are nationally accredited to ensure we meet high standards and are members of...
Modesto, CA

We believe that education is an adventure and that the learning experience needs to be fun. When you tour...
Modesto, CA

Our TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy in Modesto, California, offers the cosmetology education and hands-on experience you need...
Moreno Valley, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Murrieta, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Napa, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry...
Ontario, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Ontario, CA

Are you ready to go from beauty beginner to beauty expert? You can with Enzo Academy! Located in Ontario, CA.
Palmdale, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Paramount, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Poway, CA

Bellus Academy is dedicated to graduating the top beauty and wellness industry professionals by providing quality education.
Redding, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Redlands, CA

Our philosophy is to treat each student as part of our family, providing them with every opportunity to complete their studies at the lowest cost possible.
Reseda, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Riverside, CA

Our philosophy is to treat each student as part of our family, providing them with every opportunity to complete their studies at the lowest cost possible.
Sacramento, CA

Are you ready to take your passion for beauty and turn it into your career? Cosmo Beauty Academy can help you get you there! We specialize in cosmetology, esthetics and manicuring and provide quality education from experienced instructors.
Sacramento, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
San Bernardino, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
San Diego-Miramar, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
San Francisco, CA

Located in cosmopolitan downtown San Francisco just 3 blocks from BART, the Cinta Aveda Institute is the perfect setting for your professional education. Our hands-on programs...
San Francisco, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
San Jose, CA

Creativity. Innovation. Inspiration. These are all qualities you need as a future cosmetologist that The Salon Professional Academy - San Jose..
San Rafael, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Santa Clara, CA

The Academy for Salon Professionals is the first Redken-affiliated School in California. Its programs, state-of-the-art facility, and faculty are leaving...
Santa Clara, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Santa Monica, CA

TONI&GUY has established learning facilities that produce talented and well-trained hairdressers and color technicians for salons across North America.
Seaside, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Simi Valley, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Stockton, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Tracy, CA

Adrian's Beauty Colleges are three separately owned corporate colleges founded by Adrian Cochran. They are located in the beautiful inland bay of...
Turlock, CA

We are dedicated to our industry and committed to providing high quality education. We are nationally accredited to ensure we meet high standards and are members of...
Tustin, CA

A.I.E. is celebrating its 29th year of training electrologists. Courses are available in-person or through our online academy. Our program includes the practical knowledge necessary...
Upland, CA

Our philosophy is to treat each student as part of our family, providing them with every opportunity to complete their studies at the lowest cost possible.
Vacaville, CA

Located just outside California's capital, in Vacaville, Blake Austin College Beauty Academy provides students beauty education in...
Ventura, CA

The Lu Ross Academy Barber School located at 93 S. Chestnut St., Ventura, Ca, 93001 is an Additional Classroom Space of Lu Ross Academy...
Ventura, CA

The programs at Lu Ross Academy offer a well-rounded education that enables our graduates to establish a successful career in their chosen field.
Victorville, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Visalia, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Visalia, CA

Milan Institute of Cosmetology in Visalia, CA offers the training you need to reach your career goals as a cosmetologist or manicurist. Our focus is on you. Our staff is...
West Covina, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
West LA, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Whittier, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
These schools also accept students from California (alphabetized by state, then city)
St. George, UT

The Skin Institute was opened in 2002 by Mary Ronnow, a licensed Master Esthetician and Esthetician Instructor to meet the ever-increasing demand for licensed skin care professionals.

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