Cosmetology Schools near Washington, D.C. / Hagerstown, MD

If you want to begin a career as a cosmetologist in the U.S. capital, now could be a perfect time. As of 2018, D.C. cosmetologists made an average of $39,290 per year ($18.89 per hour), which is about $15,000 more than the national average. The job is also expected to grow by 12% between 2016 and 2026, also higher than the national expectations. Though most tourists come to the city for the history, many enjoy some pampering while vacationing. Plus, the city has a population of over 700,000 people, with a larger population in the entire metro when you include the outlying neighborhoods in V.A. and M.D.—not to mention the political bigwigs who may also need help with makeup, hair, or relaxation. This means you may have quite a large client base to work with.

Washington D.C. requires 1,500 hours of training, or 500 hours plus 1,500 hours of apprenticeship practice, to qualify for licensure. (If you hope to practice in nearby Maryland or Virginia, your requirements may be different.) The schools below will all help you not only fulfill these requirements for D.C. but to prepare for your practical and written exams.

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Cosmetology Schools Near You

Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology | Gaithersburg

701 Russell Ave Space H103/H110
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel | Laurel

3535 Fort Meade Road
Laurel, MD 20724

Aveda Institute | Bel Air

700 16th Street
Bel Air, MD 21014

AVI Career Training | Great Falls

10130 Colvin Run Road Suites A and B
Great Falls, VA 22066

Award Beauty School | Hagerstown

26 E Antietam Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Baltimore Beauty & Barber School | Baltimore

8660 Pulaski Hwy
Baltimore, MD 21237

BEAT School of Makeup Artistry | Pikesville

3 McHenry Ave
Pikesville, MD 21208

Bennett Career Institute | Washington

2618 Wooddale Boulevard Suite A
Washington, DC 20017

Bladensburg Barber School | Bladensburg

1938 E Lincoln Hwy
Bladensburg, MD 20710

Blades School of Hair Design | California

15815 S Rob Roy Drive
California, MD 20619

Columbia College | Centreville

8652 E Whittier Boulevard
Centreville, VA 20121

Columbia College | Vienna

297 DCCC Road
Vienna, VA 22182

Cosmopolitan Beauty and Tech School | Annandale

3401 S Congress Ave
Annandale, VA 22003

Culpeper Cosmetology Training Center | Culpeper

31450 Gratiot Ave
Culpeper, VA 22701

Elitist Training Center, LLC | Hyattsville

5750 A Crawfordsville Road
Hyattsville, MD 20784

Empire Beauty School | Glen Burnie

3328 Georgia Ave NW
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Empire Beauty School | Owings Mills

3383 N State Road 7
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Flair Beauty Institute | Washington

1901 W Chicago Ave
Washington, DC 20010

Fortis Institute | Baltimore

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Baltimore, MD 21244

Frederick School Of Cosmetology | Frederick

1013 S College Ave
Frederick, MD 21701

Graham Webb International Academy of Hair | Arlington

5450 W Pico Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

Hair Academy II | Hillcrest Heights

2426 Irving Mall B-5C
Hillcrest Heights, MD 20748

Hair Academy | New Carrollton

2215 S Loop 288
New Carrollton, MD 20784

Hair Expressions | Rockville

139 Maple Row Boulevard Suite 208
Rockville, MD 20852

Hair Remede Beauty College | Marlow Heights

437 S Central Ave
Marlow Heights, MD 20748

International Beauty School 4 | Martinsburg

65 Broadway 15th Floor
Martinsburg, WV 25401

Jolie Hair Academy | Great Falls

3501 SW 28 Street
Great Falls, VA 22066

Kenny's Beauty Academy | Arlington

7535 Burlington Pike
Arlington, VA 22201

Kiki Makeup Studio | Fairfax

3498 Rochester Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Le Arai Beauty & Barber Academy | Farifax

170 S Willow Ave
Farifax, VA 22031

Lilique Training Institute | Fairfax

2846 Chicago Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Maryland Beauty Academy | Baltimore

13402 N Scottsdale Road Suite B160
Baltimore, MD 21224

Michele's Touch | Greenbelt

2205 W Artesia Boulevard
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Montgomery Beauty School | Silver Spring

4135 Beltline Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Paul Mitchell | Jessup

39-07 Prince Street 4K Flushing
Jessup, MD 20794

Paul Mitchell | McLean

230 Oak Spring Road
McLean, VA 22102

Paul Mitchell | Woodbridge

2402 San Pedro Ave
Woodbridge, VA 22192

Paulette de Paris, International Beauty Academy | Vienna

6856 Ingram Road
Vienna, VA 22182

Pretty Much Academy | Baltimore

910 SE Military Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21202

Spectrum Beauty Academy | Alexandria

25 S. Quaker Lane Suite. 15
Alexandria, VA 22314

Springfield Beauty Academy | Annandale

4223 Annandale Road
Annandale, VA 22003

The Esthetic Institute | Vienna

8381 Old Courthouse Road Suite 320
Vienna, VA 22182

The Salon Professional Academy | Washington

90 K Street NE, Suite 103
Washington, DC 20002

The Temple | Annapolis

2303 Forest Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401

The Temple | Frederick

22 West Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Topcurl Beauty Academy | Mitchellville

12164 Central Ave Suite 200
Mitchellville, MD 20721

Yuri Academy of Cosmetology | Arlington

1601 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

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