Cosmetology Schools and Careers in Kansas City

If you want to become a cosmetologist in Kansas or Missouri, check out Kansas City. In 2018, it was named one of the best small cities in the country! In 2019, cosmetologists in the metro area earned a mean annual salary of $31,160 ($14.98 per hour). Missouri expects cosmetology jobs to grow by 6%, while Kansas expects job numbers to fall by 3%. However, those are statewide projections—Kansas City's population is growing, and the number of luxury apartments is increasing, so the chances for beauty employment may be different in the area.

Though Kansas City crosses state lines, Kansas and Missouri don't have automatic cosmetology licensure reciprocity. Be sure to check with each location's state board of cosmetology to ensure you meet all requirements if you are trained in one state and choose to practice in the other. Missouri requires cosmetologists to gain 1,500 hours of training or complete a 3,000-hour apprenticeship plus pass two exams. Kansas also expects 1,500 hours of training and passing scores on two exams but does not have an apprenticeship option. The Kansas City cosmetology schools below can help you earn licensure in their respective states.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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12004 West 95th Street
Lenexa, KS 66215

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Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Teacher Training

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Academy of Beauty Professionals – Accredited

800 West Foxwood Drive
Raymore, MO 64083

Academy of Hair Design and Beauty – Accredited

14450 North US Highway 169 Suite E
Smithville, MO 64089

Ea La Mar's Cosmetology & Barber College – Accredited

1510 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64127

Fort Osage Career and Technology Center – Accredited

5000 Northwest Valley View Road
Blue Springs, MO 64015

Herndon Career Center – Accredited

11501 East 350 Highway
Raytown, MO 64138

House of Heavilin Beauty College - Blue Springs – Accredited

2000 Southwest State Route 7
Blue Springs, MO 64014

House of Heavilin Beauty College - Kansas City – Accredited

5720 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64110

Johnson County Community College – Accredited

9780 West 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66210

Kansas City Kansas Community College – Accredited

6565 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102

Mitsu Sato Hair Academy – Accredited

561 Southeast Melody Lane
Lees Summit, MO 64063

Mitsu Sato Hair Academy - Overland Park – Accredited

9062 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66212

Paul Mitchell The School Overland Park – Accredited

8731 West 95th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212

St. Joseph Beauty University of Hair and Nail Design – Accredited

2207 North Belt Highway Suite C and D
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Summit Salon Academy - Independence – Accredited

815 West 23rd Street South
Independence, MO 64055

Transformed Barber and Cosmetology Academy – Accredited

6025 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64130

Trendsetters International Cosmetology School – Accredited

7908 Quivira Road
Lenexa, KS 66215

Z Hair Academy - Kansas City – Accredited

6306 North West Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64154

Z Hair Academy - Lee's Summit – Accredited

232 Northwest Oldham Parkway
Lee's Summit, MO 64081

Z Hair Academy - Overland Park – Accredited

14471 Metcalf
Overland Park, KS 66223
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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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