Cosmetology Schools in Pennsylvania

What better place to set your cosmetology career in stone than the Keystone State? Pennsylvania cosmetology schools are equipped to teach hair and nails, but also makeup and some skin care services. If you are passionate about beauty and are looking for a well-rounded career in the beauty business where every day is different, then becoming a Pennsylvania cosmetologist might be for you. Cosmetologists in Pennsylvania try to stay ahead of the curve on beauty trends, techniques and styles, and can help clients achieve the looks they're hoping for by asking questions and offering guidance, and using the skills and techniques they learned at Pennsylvania cosmetology colleges. In cosmetology schools in Pennsylvania, students can learn do hair cutting, coloring and styling above all else, but they also learn to do nail art like manicures and pedicures, do makeup for clients, and some also learn a few elements esthetics and skin care. Safety and sanitation is an essential part of cosmetology training in Pennsylvania. In order to take the written and practical exams for a cosmetology license, the Pennsylvania board requires 1250 hours of cosmetology training at an approved school for cosmetology. After graduating and getting licensed, PA cosmetologists should be equipped to pursue jobs as hairstylists, hair colorists, nail techs, makeup artists, and so much more. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of cosmetologists in Pennsylvania ranges from $16,590 to $36,840, a figure that does not include income from tips, and the median salary is $22,220. The BLS also estimates that job demand will grow for personal appearance workers by 14% through the year 2020. Many professional cosmetologists say they are inspired by the fast pace of change in the cosmetology business and love helping their clients find the right hairstyle or other beauty look. Does a career in cosmetology sound right for you? Consider one of these cosmetology schools in Pennsylvania to start working toward making a beauty career happen.

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Cosmetology Schools in Pennsylvania (alphabetized by city)
Allentown, PA

We are a brand new, premier educational facility, offering the skills and creative spark necessary for a successful career in the ever-changing and highly competitive beauty industry.
Allentown, PA

At TONI&GUY HAIRDRESSING ACADEMY everything we do, we do with you, our students, in mind. We've built our unique Spotlight Experience Culture around the needs of our students...
Allentown-Whitehall, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Altoona, PA

Altoona Beauty School continually strives to update and improve our facility and curriculums to offer students the best education at an affordable price.
Altoona, PA

All of our instructors are thoroughly qualified to instruct and demonstrate the new techniques and styles of modern Cosmetology.
Ambler, PA

At TONI&GUY HAIRDRESSING ACADEMY everything we do, we do with you, our students, in mind. We've built our unique Spotlight Experience Culture around the needs of our students...
Aston, PA

For more than 50 years, Venus Beauty Academy has trained some of the most renowned national and international award-winning stylists...
Audubon, PA

Are you passionate about the fashion and beauty industry? Make a future out of it! Star Career Academy-Valley Forge Area can help you...
Chambersburg, PA

Serving Chambersburg and Tri-State areas for over 30+ years. You can become a licensed Cosmetologist in 9.5 months or a Professional Barber in 8.5 months.. Financial Aid Available to those who qualify. Job Placement Assistance.
Downingtown, PA

At Pulse Academy, A Paul Mitchell Partner School, your education experience will be an incredible adventure...
Du Bois, PA

Since 1962, Pennsylvania Academy of Cosmetology has been producing successful cosmetology graduates for exciting, creative careers...
Erie, PA

Fortis Institute believes that each student who chooses to enroll in one of our programs is different. That's why we focus on our students...
Erie, PA

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

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Feasterville, PA

The school offers a comprehensive program, educating its students to work as Hairdressers, Estheticians, Nail Technicians, and Electrologists.
Hanover, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Harrisburg, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Hazleton, PA

The purpose of Jolie Health and Beauty Academy is to provide progressive, holistic education to individuals seeking employment in the state of Pennsylvania as licensed entry-level graduates in...
Johnstown, PA

Since 1962, Pennsylvania Academy of Cosmetology has been producing successful cosmetology graduates for exciting, creative careers...
Lancaster, PA

American Beauty Academy's state of the art facility provides excellence in training for cosmetologists & barbers...
Lancaster, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Lancaster, PA

The Lancaster School of Cosmetology in Lancaster, Pennsylvania provides countless opportunities for growth and fulfillment in the field of cosmetology, esthetics/skin care, and nail...
Lebanon, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Meadville, PA

Our goal is to provide you with quality career education and to help you develop your talents, skills, and knowledge for a sustainable career...
Monessen, PA

We have an obligation to create an educational atmosphere that will not only foster the highest standards of ...
Monroeville-Pittsburgh, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding...
Moosic-Wilkes Barre-Scranton, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology.
Philadelphia, PA

At TONI&GUY HAIRDRESSING ACADEMY everything we do, we do with you, our students, in mind. We've built our unique Spotlight Experience Culture around the needs of our students...
Philadelphia-Center City, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to help you succeed...
Philadelphia-Cheltenham, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Philadelphia-Northeast, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology.
Philadelphia-Northeast, PA

Today, the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute, with locations throughout the Philadelphia area, is both nationally and internationally recognized as among the finest in the world.
Philadelphia-South/Queen Village, PA

Today, the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute, with locations throughout the Philadelphia area, is both nationally and internationally recognized as among the finest in the world.
Philadelphia-University City , PA

Today, the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute, with locations throughout the Philadelphia area, is both nationally and internationally recognized as among the finest in the world.
Pittsburgh-North Hills, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Pottsville, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Reading, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Shamokin Dam-Sunbury, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Sharon, PA

Our goal is to provide you with quality career education and to help you develop your talents, skills, and knowledge for a sustainable career...
Sharon Hill, PA

Over the past five decades, we have trained some of New England's most renowned national and international award-winning stylists...
Springfield, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
State College, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
Stroudsburg, PA

Building on a fifty-year tradition of cosmetology education, we are dedicated to providing each student with the most advanced hands-on training, an artistic...
Sunbury, PA

With seven convenient locations throughout Pennsylvania and a multitude of programs and degrees in growing fields, McCann makes it easy to find the right fit for you.
Uniontown, PA

We offer cutting-edge courses in hair styling, hair cutting, color, and esthetics. We also teach you the ins and outs of managing and owning a salon with...
Warminster-Bucks County, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
West Mifflin-Pittsburgh, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to help you succeed...
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Thanks for your interest in Jolie Health and Beauty Academy! If you want to start a new career in the cosmetology industry, we can help you begin...
Williamsport, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
York, PA

For 70 years, Empire Beauty Schools have presented the finest talent into the world of cosmetology. We are driven to make a rewarding career in cosmetology available to you.
These schools also accept students from Pennsylvania (alphabetized by state, then city)
Hagerstown, MD

Award Beauty & Barber School has provided career training to students in Hagerstown, MD and Tri-State areas for over 60 years.
Ewing, NJ

The Lab is located in the heart of central New Jersey, just minutes outside Princeton and midway between Philadelphia and New York City. Surrounded by institutes of higher...
Morgantown, WV

We are located in the heart of Downtown Morgantown's business district. Evening classes are available. We offer classes in Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, and...

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