Cosmetology Schools Near Fort Smith / Fayetteville / Springfield / Rogers

If you're looking to become a cosmetologist in the Midwest, consider Forth Smith, Fayetteville, or Rogers, Arkansas, or nearby Springfield, Missouri. With dozens of wedding venues, festivals, and theatres, the area gives you plenty of opportunities to help bridal parties, tourists, and performers look their best.

Cosmetologists in the Fayetteville, Springfield, and Rogers area made a mean salary of $31,760 per year ($15.27 per hour) in 2021.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics doesn't keep salary data for cosmetologists in Fort Smith, but those who work in "personal care and services" earned a mean wage of $12.97 per hour.

Jobs for cosmetologists in Missouri are expected to grow by 6% between 2018 and 2028. Cosmetology positions in Arkansas are expected to grow by 5% in the same time frame.

To become a licensed cosmetologist in Missouri, you need to complete 1,500 hours of training or 3,000 hours of an apprenticeship. For  Arkansas licensure, you must go through 1,500 hours of training. Both states mandate passing scores on written and practical tests.

The schools below are here to help you acquire your training hours and pass your exams.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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311 South 16th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901

(801) 377-0025
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Teacher Training

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Academy of Professional Cosmetology – Accredited

2600 West Hudson Road Suite A
Rogers, AR 72756

Arkansas Beauty College – Accredited

109 North Commerce Avenue
Russellville, AR 72801

Career Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

4310 West Martin Luther King Boulevard
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Career Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

1000 Phoenix Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72901

Career Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

2100 West Hudson Road Suite 10
Rogers, AR 72756

Career Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

821 South Mount Olive
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

Career Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

346 East Robinson Avenue
Springdale, AR 72764

Charisma Beauty Institute – Accredited

6441 C Yadkin Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303

Fayetteville Technical Community College – Accredited

2201 Hull Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303

Indian Capital Technology Center – Accredited

401 East Houser Industrial Boulevard
Sallisaw, OK 74955

Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas – Accredited

4156 North Steele Boulevard
Fayetteville, AR 72703

Paul Mitchell The School Fayetteville – Accredited

505A Cross Creek Mall
Fayetteville, NC 28303

RDT Academy of Cosmetology School – Accredited

5110 NC Highway 87 South Suite 106
Fayetteville, NC 28306

River Valley Cosmetology Institute – Accredited

1309 South Broadway
Poteau, OK 74953

The Hair Academy – Accredited

513 West College Street
Fayetteville, TN 37334

Westark Barber College

16012 US-71
Greenwood, AR 72936
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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