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.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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455 Standale Plaza Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

(616) 349-7026

6091 Constitution Boulevard
Portage, MI 49024

Cosmetology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

3583 Alpine Avenue Northwest
Walker, MI 49544

Cosmetology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

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Careerline Tech Center

13663 Port Sheldon Street
Holland, MI 49424

Douglas J Aveda Institute – Accredited

138 Commerce Southwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

French Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

111 West Exchange Street
Spring Lake, MI 49456

Hillsdale Beauty College – Accredited

440 Marshall Street
Coldwater, MI 49036

Montcalm Community College

2800 College Drive
Sidney, MI 48885

Mosley School of Cosmetology – Accredited

4454 Breton Road Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Nuvo College of Cosmetology – Accredited

919 West Norton Avenue
Norton Shores, MI 49441

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

2855 29th Street Southeast
Kentwood, MI 49512

Stanley Harris School of Cosmetology

11975 East Lakewood Boulevard
Holland, MI 49424

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

1416 West Columbia Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49015

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

2975 West Shore Drive
Holland, MI 49424

Tulip City Beauty College – Accredited

500 East 8th Street
Holland, MI 49423

West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty – Accredited

3200 South Westnedge Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Wright Beauty Academy

492 Capital Southwest
Battle Creek, MI 49015
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