Cosmetology Schools near Boston, MA / Manchester, NH

If you want to become a cosmetologist in New England, look at schools in Boston, MA or Manchester, NH. Cosmetologists in the Boston metro—including Cambridge, MA, and Nashua, NH—earned an average salary of $37,220 ($17.90 per hour) in 2018, which is around $13,000 more than the national average. Cosmetology jobs in MA are expected to grow by 9%, the national average. Cosmetologists in the Manchester, NH, area made $23,800 ($11.44 per hour) that same year. While the salary may be lower, the expected job growth is higher at 13%.

In Massachusetts, you must complete 1,000 hours of training and pass written and skills exams. New Hampshire expects 1,500 hours of training if going the traditional route (as opposed to their apprenticeship option), as well as tests like Massachusetts'. The schools below will fulfill the cosmetology requirements for their respective states.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Alexander Academy – Accredited

55 Massachusetts Avenue
Lunenburg, MA 01462

Bay Path Regional Vocational Techinical High School (high school students only) – Accredited

57 Old Muggett Hill Road
Charlton, MA 01507

Empire Beauty Schools – Accredited

1328 Hooksett Road
Hooksett, NH 03106

Empire Beauty Schools – Accredited

556 Main Street
Laconia, NH 03246

Empire Beauty Schools – Accredited

456 High Street
Somersworth, NH 03878

Flavia Leal Academy

20 Chelsea Street
Everett, MA 2149

Jupiter Beauty Academy – Accredited

95 Freeport Street
Boston, MA 02122

Keene Beauty Academy – Accredited

800 Park Avenue
Keene, NH 03431

Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute – Accredited

136 Central Street
Lowell, MA 01852

Montachesett Regional Vocational Technical School

1050 Westminster Street
Fitchburg, MA 1420

New England Hair Academy – Accredited

4 Neptune Road
Boston, MA 2128

North Shore Community College

1 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA 01923

Paul Mitchell The School Portsmouth – Accredited

140 Congress Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Rob Roy Academy – Accredited

150 Pleasant Street
Worcester, MA 01609

Southeastern Technical Institute – Accredited

250 Foundry Street
South Easton, MA 02375

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy – Accredited

727A Granite Street
Braintree, MA 02184

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy – Accredited

6 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01605

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School

220 Sandwich Road
Bourne, MA 2532
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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