Cosmetology Schools near Grand Rapids / Kalamazoo / Battle Creek, MI
If you hope to begin a career in cosmetology in Michigan, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, or Battle Creek may be great places to start. Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo are considered two of the best places to live in the state, and Battle Creek is one of the top 200 cities for doing business in the country. As of 2019, Grand Rapids cosmetologists earned a mean salary of $31,120 per year ($14.96 per hour). Those in Kalamazoo earned $32,880 ($15.81), and Battle Creek cosmetologists made $24,200 ($11.64). Michigan anticipates the number of cosmetology jobs to grow by 12% between 2016 and 2026, which is 3% higher than the national expectation.
Michigan requires cosmetologists to complete 1,500 hours of training or two years of an apprenticeship and pass two tests to earn licensure. If you opt for the training route, the schools below can all help you on your way.
Cosmetology Schools Near You
You must attend school in the state you want to practice in. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited school. Click here to learn more about the requirements in your state.
West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty – Accredited
Kalamazoo, MI 49008