Cosmetology Schools in California

Beautiful California with all its glamour and dazzle is obviously a major hub for the beauty industry - especially if you are interested in hair school and cosmetology. What better place to get your start in cosmetology, specializing in cutting, coloring and styling hair, along with makeup, nail care and other beauty services? Cosmetology schools in California are teach students to do hair, nails, makeup and some skin care services. If you are passionate about beauty and are looking for a well-rounded career path in the beauty business, then becoming a California cosmetologist might be for you. Cosmetologists in California are on the cutting edge of beauty techniques and trends, and can help clients achieve the looks they're hoping for through communication with clients, and the skills and technique learned at California cosmetology schools. In cosmetology colleges in California, students can learn to do hair styling, cutting and coloring, do manicures and pedicures, apply different makeup looks, and also a bit of esthetics and skin care. Safety and sanitation is a crucial part of cosmetology training in California.

In order to take the written and practical exams for a cosmetology license, the California board requires 1600 hours of training at an approved college for cosmetology, or 3000 hours through apprenticeship. After graduating and getting licensed, CA cosmetologists should be equipped to pursue jobs as hairstylists, hair color specialists, nail technicians, makeup artists, and so much more. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2011 data, the average salary of cosmetologists in California is around $22,080 before tips, though the range is from $17,740 to $41,240 before tips. The BLS also estimates that job demand will grow for personal appearance workers by 14% through the year 2020. Many professional cosmetologists say they enjoy the fulfillment they get from being creative and helping people look and feel their best every day. Does a career in cosmetology sound right for you? Consider one of these cosmetology colleges in California to start working toward becoming a licensed professional cosmetologist.

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Cosmetology Schools in 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

Our system will provide both goals for your progress and a measure of your success, and will prepare you to grow your career and cash flow in our exciting industry.
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

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.
El Cajon, CA

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

CRU institute of Cosmetology & Barbering is located in the heart of Southern California in the..
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

The International College of Beauty Arts & Sciences (ICBAS) is a Los Angeles-based professional beauty school committed to educating future beauticians in an...
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...
Los Angeles-East, 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-West, CA

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

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

Our talented and progressive trainers and educators provide students with extensive hands-on and classroom training in design, cutting, coloring, multi-cultural techniques, spa...
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.
Pleasanton, CA

Founded in 2006, the Designs School of Cosmetology, located in Pleasanton, Calif., has been offering a hands-on education to...
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.
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 Bernardino, 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.
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 Mateo, CA

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

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...
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 provides students a comfortable and positive learning environment and offers programs in Cosmetology, Esthetics/Massage Therapy and Massage Therapy.
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.
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)
Salt Lake City, UT

Paul Mitchell The School - Salt Lake City is not a typical beauty school. We are a thriving learning community offering comprehensive Cosmetology and Esthetics programs...

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