Cosmetology Schools near Denver, CO

If you hope to become a cosmetologist in Colorado, Denver could be the perfect place to start—especially right now, as the state is anticipating a huge job growth of 24% in this industry compared to the 9% national average. If you are interested in performing cosmetology services for special events like weddings, the marriage rates in Denver hit a record high in 2019. But if a stationary career feels right to you, there are hundreds of salons, spas, and other beauty businesses within five miles of Denver proper. As of 2018, Denver cosmetologists earned an average of $27,090 per year ($13.02 per hour), which is higher than the national average.

Colorado requires cosmetologists to complete 60 credit hours and 1,800 clock hours of training, plus pass two tests, to earn licensure. The Denver schools below will all help you achieve these goals.

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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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Avalon Institute – Accredited

2231 South Peoria Street
Aurora, CO 80014

Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry

16800 East Mississippi Avenue
Aurora, CO 80017


8996 West Bowles Avenue
Littleton, CO 80123


3811 East 120Th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80233

IBMC College – Accredited

3842 South Mason Street
Fort Collins, CO 80525

(970) 223-2669
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Design, Massage Therapy
IBMC College – Accredited

2863 35th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634

(970) 356-4733
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Design
IBMC College – Accredited

2315 North Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501

(303) 651-6819
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Design

16534 Keystone Boulevard
Parker, CO 80134

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Design

Academy of Cosmetology Arts

5500 East Yale Avenue Suite 400A
Denver, CO 80222

Accent Beauty Academy

1660 South Albion Street Suite 1026
Denver, CO 80222

Arapahoe Community College

5900 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120

Aveda Institute – Accredited

700 16th Street Mall
Denver, CO 80202

Cheeks Beauty Academy – Accredited

5010 Granite Street
Loveland, CO 80538

Colorado Northwestern Community College

2801 West 9th Street
Craig, CO 81625

Colorado Northwestern Community College

500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely, CO 81648

Cuttin'up Beauty Academy – Accredited

8101 East Colfax
Denver, CO 80220

Elevate Salon Institute – Accredited

6775 West 88th Avenue
Westminster, CO 80031

Emily Griffith Technical College

1860 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203

Emily's Salon & Barbershop

200 East 9th Avenue
Denver, CO 80204

Exquisite College of Health and Beauty

5140 South Federal Boulevard
Littleton, CO 80123

Mile High Modern Beauty Academy

1780 South Bellaire Street
Denver, CO 80222

Montage Academy

700 Ken Pratt Boulevard #510
Longmont, CO 80501

National Beauty College – Accredited

1513 West 70Th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221

New Dimensions Beauty Academy – Accredited

10158 South Parker Road Unit 101
Parker, CO 80138

Northeastern Junior College

100 College Avenue
Sterling, CO 80751

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

405 South Teller Street
Lakewood, CO 80266

Pickens Technical College – Accredited

500 Airport Boulevard
Aurora, CO 80011

Professional Beauty School Spa

3901 South Elkhart Street
Aurora, CO 80014

Red Rocks Community College

10280 West 55th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80002

Red Rocks Community College

13300 West 6th Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228

Tuana European Academy – Accredited

826 South College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80524

United Beauty College – Accredited

1701 South Federal Boulevard Unit A
Denver, CO 80219

United College of Health and Beauty – Accredited

4219 South Broadway
Englewood, CO 80113
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