Cosmetology Schools and Careers in Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina, could be an ideal place to begin a cosmetology career. The city boasts 66 wedding venues and over 100 salons and spas within only five miles of the city. This means there's a is a variety of career directions for the up-and-coming Charlotte cosmetologist. As of 2018, metro cosmetologists made an average of $27,290 per year ($13.12 per hour)—higher than the state and national averages. The state expects jobs to grow by 17% between 2016 and 2026, which is much faster than the national expectation of 9%.

Cosmetologists in North Carolina must complete 1,500 hours of training or 2,000 in an apprenticeship, plus pass both a written and a skills exam. The Charlotte schools below will all provide the education necessary to achieve your cosmetology licensure in the state.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

Program: Cosmetology

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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Cosmetology Schools Near You

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1520 South Boulevard Suite 150
Charlotte, NC 28203

Cosmetology, Esthetics

Anson College of Cosmetology – Accredited

1217 East Caswell Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170

Avalon Cosmetic Art Institute – Accredited

6111 Rumple Road
Charlotte, NC 28262

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute – Accredited

2855 Hickory Boulevard
Hudson, NC 28638

Catawba Valley Community College

2550 Highway 70 Southeast
Hickory, NC 28602

Cavelia Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

3130 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28205

Central Piedmont Community College

1141 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204

Cleveland Community College – Accredited

137 South Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152

Empire Beauty Schools – Accredited

4901-B North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28226

Empire Beauty Schools – Accredited

10075 Weddington Road
Concord, NC 28027

Empire Beauty Schools – Accredited

8700 Pineville-Matthews Road Suite 700
Pineville, NC 28226

Gaston College

201 Highway 321 South
Dallas, NC 28034

Gaston College – Accredited

511 South Aspen
Lincolnton, NC 28034

Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology – Accredited

2383 Cherry Road
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Mayland Community College – Accredited

200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Mitchell Community College – Accredited

500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677

Myrangel Beauty Institute Charlotte – Accredited

9101 Kings Parade Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28273

Pampered Beatuy School of Nails

2340 Ebenezer Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

1516 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

284 East Garrison Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28054

Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

461-C East Plaza Drive
Mooresville, NC 28115

RDT Academy of Cosmetology School

5110 NC Highway 87 South Suite 106
Fayetteville, NC 28306

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South
Salisbury, NC 28146

Stanly Community College – Accredited

141 College Drive
Albemarle, NC 28001

Summit Salon Academy – Accredited

4900 Old Pineville Road
Charlotte, NC 28217

The Dooby Shop School of Cosmetology – Accredited

2107 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216

Western Piedmont Community College

1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655

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