Cosmetology Schools near San Francisco / Oakland / San Jose, CA

If you hope for an exciting career in cosmetology, the cities of San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose, California, may be great places to begin. With the plethora of salons, beauty businesses, and wedding and events venues in these cities, you could have your pick between working on the road at various sites or in one place. In 2019, San Francisco and Oakland paid their cosmetologists $35,410 per year ($17.02 per hour), and San Jose cosmetologists earned $32,410 ($15.58). The state expects cosmetology jobs to grow by 20% between 2016 and 2026, a rate that is significantly higher than the national expectation of 9%. So, this may be the perfect time to start your career in one of these cities.

Cosmetologists in California must earn 1,600 hours of training or complete 3,200 hours of an apprenticeship plus 220 hours of training to become licensed. The schools below will all help you on your way to becoming a cosmetologist in San Francisco, Oakland, or San Jose.

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Cosmetology Schools Near You

Ashe Beauty Academy | San Rafael

1368 Lincoln Avenue Suite 201
San Rafael, CA 94901

Bay Area Hair Institute, LLC | San Francisco

1133 El Camino Real Suite 1
San Francisco, CA 94080

Cinta Aveda Institute | San Francisco

305 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

College of San Mateo | San Mateo

1700 West Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94402

Cosmebar Academy | Vallejo

1927 Solano Avenue
Vallejo, CA 94590

Cosmotek College | San Jose

2188 Del Franco Street Suite 30
San Jose, CA 95131

D'Lacreme School of Cosmetology and Barbering

1787 North Texas Street
Fairfield, CA 94533

Dermal Refuge Academy | San Francisco

490 Post Street Suite 1701
San Francisco, CA 94102

Fremont Beauty College | Fremont

4164 Technology Drive
Fremont, CA 94538

Gavilan College | Gilroy

5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard
Gilroy, CA 95020

Hilltop Beauty School | Daly City

6317 Mission Street
Daly City, CA 94014

Hinton Barber and Beauty College

1035 Tennessee Street
Vallejo, CA 94590

International Beauty College | San Francisco

1224 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

International College of Cosmetology | Oakland

3701 International Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94601

KZ Academy | Milpitas

1221 East Calaveras Boulevard
Milpitas, CA 95035

Laney College | Oakland

900 Fallon Street
Oakland, CA 94607

Lytles Beauty College | Santa Rosa

186 Wikiup Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Milan Institute of Cosmetology | Fairfield

934 Missouri Street
Fairfield, CA 94533

Moler Barber College | Oakland

3815 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609

National Cosmetology School | Oakland

315 11th street
Oakland, CA 94607

Paris Beauty College | Concord

1655 Willow Pass Road
Concord, CA 94520

Paul Mitchell | Pleasant Hill

100 Crescent Drive Suite D
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

San Francisco College of Cosmetology | San Francisco

2075 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology Inc | San Francisco

1067 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

San Jose City College | San Jose

2100 Moorpark Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128

Santa Clara Beuaty College | San Jose

2630 El Camino Real
San Jose, CA 95051

Skyline College | San Bruno

3300 College Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066

The Salon Professional Academy | San Jose

1600 Saratoga Avenue Suite 103
San Jose, CA 95129

W Academy of Salon and Spa | Danville

520 San Ramon Valley Boulevard
Danville, CA 94526

Womack's Academy, Barber and Cosmetology | San Francisco

598 Silver Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112

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