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.
If you're looking for only the premier schools that Grand Rapids / Kalamazoo / Battle Creek has to offer, then check out our list of Grand Rapids / Kalamazoo / Battle Creek's best cosmetology schools.
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455 Standale Plaza Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
6091 Constitution Boulevard
Portage, MI 49024
3583 Alpine Avenue Northwest
Walker, MI 49544
West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty – Accredited
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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