Cosmetology Schools Near Little Rock / Pine Bluff, AR

To become a cosmetologist in Arkansas, consider beginning your career in Little Rock or Pine Bluff. These two towns, less than an hour apart, let you have access to a variety of hair and makeup related events in the state's capital, as well as a plethora of salons, spas, and other beauty businesses. In 2018, cosmetologists in Little Rock earned $23,640 per year ($11.36 per hour). Statewide, in 2019, the average was $24,760 ($11.90 hourly). The state expects cosmetology careers to grow by 10% between 2016 and 2026, which is slightly higher than the national estimate.

Cosmetologists in Arkansas must complete 1,500 hours of training and pass licensure exams before being allowed to practice. The Little Rock and Pine Bluff schools below will help you on your path to a new career as a cosmetologist.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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Arkansas Beauty School – Accredited

8521 Geyer Springs Road
Little Rock, AR 72209

Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design

9100 Rodney Parham Suite 101
Little Rock, AR 72205

Arkansas State University Three Rivers

1 College Circle
Malvern, AR 72104

Arkansas State University

7648 Victory Boulevard
Newport, AR 72112

Arkansas Tech University

1509 North Boulder Avenue
Russellville, AR 72801

Arkansas Technical School – Accredited

200 East Washington Avenue
North Little Rock, AR 72114

Arthur's Beauty College – Accredited

2320 Washington Avenue
Conway, AR 72032

Arthur's Beauty College – Accredited

2600 John Harden Drive
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Benton Beauty Academy

920 Edison Avenue
Benton, AR 72015

EK Professional Permanent Cosmetics

11908 Kanis Road G6
Little Rock, AR 72211

Hot Springs Beauty College – Accredited

100 Cones Road Hot
Hot Springs, AR 71901

New Beginnings Beauty Academy – Accredited

1609 West 26th Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Northern Technical College – Accredited

2215 East Harding
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

4201 East McCain Boulevard North
Little Rock, AR 72117

Searcy Beauty College – Accredited

1004 South Main Street
Searcy, AR 72143

Simpson Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

501 North First Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Southern Arkansas University Tech

6415 Spellman Road
Camden, AR 71701

The Arkansas Career Development Center

200 Reserve Street
Hot Springs, AR 71902

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

13125 Highway 107
Sherwood, AR 72120

University of Arkansas Community College

13000 Interstate 30
Little Rock, AR 72503

University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College

3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118

Velvatex College of Beauty Culture – Accredited

1520 Martin Luther King Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202
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