Cosmetology Schools near Fresno / Visalia, CA

If you hope to become a cosmetologist in California, Fresno or Visalia may be great places to start. With dozens of salons and spas in and between both cities, you have many employment locations to choose from. Additionally, Apartment Therapy named Fresno one of the best places to live in California, and Visalia was named one of the happiest places in the country in 2017.

Cosmetologists in Fresno made a mean salary of $31,100 per year ($14.95 per hour), and those in Visalia earned $29,090 ($13.99) as of 2019. The state anticipates cosmetology jobs to grow by 20% between 2016 and 2026, which is 11% higher than the national projection.

To earn cosmetology licensure in California, you must complete 1,600 hours of training OR 3,200 hours of an apprenticeship and 220 hours of training, plus pass exams. The Fresno and Visalia area schools below will give you the training you need to succeed.

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Cosmetology Schools Near You

Estes Institute of Cosmetology

324 East Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Lyle's College of Beauty

6735 North First Street Suite 112
Fresno, CA 93710

Milan Institute

6500 South Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93277

Milan Institute

255 West Bullard Avenue
Fresno, CA 93704

Milan Institute

780 Loughborough Drive
Merced, CA 95348

Paul Mitchell

5091 North Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93710

Sierra Beauty College

1340 West 18th Street
Merced, CA 95340

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