Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN

When it’s time to start a career in the beauty industry of Minnesota, you have to look into what is available in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Twin Cities region of Minnesota is by far the largest urban area of this state, with a population of roughly 3.8 million people (Wikipedia, 2017).

Full of entrepreneurs, stylish students, and young families, these cities may give you the opportunity to work on tons of different people as you complete your esthetics training, cosmetology education, or beauty specialist program. In the Twin Cities, the average salary for a cosmetologist is $29,450 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017). You may wonder how a beauty license may help you get going in this field; for a glimpse into Minnesota’s beauty community, check out of the most highly rated salons in the Twin Cities area.

  • HAUS Salon
    • 4240 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55409
    • 612-827-4287
  • Brian Graham Salon
    • 220 N. Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    • 612-333-3091
  • Kai Salon Minneapolis
    • 333 N. Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    • 612-208-1330
  • Salon Stella
    • 654 19th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
    • 612-722-5315
  • Great Clips
    • 950 Nicollet Mall #210, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    • 612-659-1220

Whether you get settled in city limits or explore your options in the suburbs of the Twin Cities, you can keep every day exciting. The Chain of Lakes is a great place to explore nature, especially since Minnesota is known as the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.” Guthrie Theatre always has something exciting going on, and if you’re looking for a place to go shopping, check out the Nicollet Mall.

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Aveda Institute | Rochester | Rochester - MN


Aveda Institute Rochester 701 Apache Mall, Rochester MN 55902

Program: Cosmetology

Do What You Love For some people, beauty doesn't just catch their eye; it catches their heart. If you're drawn to the beauty industry, let Aveda Institute Rochester guide you toward a fulfilling Do What You Love For some people, beauty doesn't just catch their eye; it catches their heart. If you're drawn to the beauty industry, let Aveda Institute Rochester guide you toward a fulfilling future. We prepare students for creative, successful and rewarding careers in the salon and spa
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Empire Beauty Schools

9749 Lyndale Avenue
Bloomington, MN 55420

Program: Cosmetology

As the leading group of cosmetology schools in the U.S., with 89 schools in 21 states, Empire Education Group continues to dedicate the company's time and resources to creating opportunities for people As the leading group of cosmetology schools in the U.S., with 89 schools in 21 states, Empire Education Group continues to dedicate the company's time and resources to creating opportunities for people to improve their lives. For more than 80 years, Empire has maintained this strong heritage and tradition of training future beauty professionals for rewarding and in-demand careers in the beauty industry. And, all Empire Education Group schools are also backed by the Regis Corporation, a Fortune 1000 company, and industry partner of Empire Education Group.
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Empire Beauty Schools

8205 University Ave. N.E.
Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

Program: Cosmetology

As the leading group of cosmetology schools in the U.S., with 89 schools in 21 states, Empire Education Group continues to dedicate the company's time and resources to creating opportunities for people As the leading group of cosmetology schools in the U.S., with 89 schools in 21 states, Empire Education Group continues to dedicate the company's time and resources to creating opportunities for people to improve their lives. For more than 80 years, Empire has maintained this strong heritage and tradition of training future beauty professionals for rewarding and in-demand careers in the beauty industry. And, all Empire Education Group schools are also backed by the Regis Corporation, a Fortune 1000 company, and industry partner of Empire Education Group.
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Model College of Hair Design

201 8th Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Program: Cosmetology

Welcome to the Exciting World of Beauty! A world that's constantly changing ... evolving ... keeping pace with today's fast-paced beauty salons. Today's cosmetology school is a world of style, hair design, Welcome to the Exciting World of Beauty! A world that's constantly changing ... evolving ... keeping pace with today's fast-paced beauty salons. Today's cosmetology school is a world of style, hair design, and beauty. It's a chance to express your individuality. A chance to share your unique outlook with others. As a cosmetologist, you'll devote your talents to making others look their best. You'll keep pace with the fashion world and stand ready to meet constantly changing skills of a hair stylist, manicurist, or skin care specialist. With styling for men, women, and children, the demands are greater than ever. Today's cosmetologist must possess a wide range of skills to meet the needs of today's beauty salon. Cosmetology offers many channels for personal growth, with limitless career paths from which to choose. Model College of Hair Design offers the specialized training necessary to prepare you for a cosmetology career -- one that will present new challenges daily. So, join the ranks of professional hair stylists and manicure specialists ... beauty salon owners, and skin care specialists whose careers can be traced to the Model College of Hair Design. Programs Offered Cosmetology Students receive skills necessary for gaining and maintaining employment in "today's" salons. Instruction is provided in design haircutting, styling, hair coloring, skin care, facials, makeup application, massage, permanent waving, all forms of nail tips, manicuring and chemical restructuring. Manicuring This course combines our advanced concepts in a comprehensive curriculum. Manicuring, Pedicuring, Nail Design, Artistry and several Nail Extension Lines are used for instruction. Esthiology This course is a comprehensive combination of Lecture, Demonstration, Practical Experience, and Professional Business Management Skills, required for success in the skin care field. Estheticians are skin care specialists who enhance the skin beauty through the use of facials, massage, and makeup. Our Facilities / Campus Housing The Model College of Hair Design was established in Minneapolis in 1952 and relocated to St. Cloud in 1973. Approximately 12,000 square feet of clinic, classroom and offices were created with students of cosmetology in mind. When you tour our campus you will find our college to be unique to say the least! By offering students a low student/instructor ratio we ensure that Model College of Hair Design remains small to midsize. Our campus, however, is large with over 100,000 sq. feet and ten campus buildings for a wide range of student housing. Student/Instructor Ratio Our student to instructor ratio at the Model College of Hair Design is ten to one. Model College is a small college with certified instructors. You will have the opportunity to interact with the students and faculty representing a diversity of backgrounds and experiences. There is always someone to offer advice and assistance...a roommate, a teacher, a counselor. Student Benefits Model College of Hair Design is Accredited by NACCAS, and consistently posts placement rates among the highest in the nation. Student benefits increase your chances for success or add to your education process Student/Instructor Ratio Instructor - Specialists Advanced Classes Financial Aid Specialists Student Activities Campus Housing/Apts. College Issued Grants Special Class Schedules Saturdays optional Earn when you learn (Jobs) Business Management Computer Imaging/Testing Advanced Educational Systems
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