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%.

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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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You must attend school in the state you want to practice in. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited school. Learn more about the requirements in your state.

1520 South Boulevard Suite 150
Charlotte, NC 28203

Cosmetology, Esthetics

4901-B North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28226

(800) 920-4593

10075 Weddington Road
Concord, NC 28027

(800) 920-4593
Cosmetology, Barbering

8700 Pineville-Matthews Road Suite 700
Pineville, NC 28226

Cosmetology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

Absolute Beauty College – Accredited

1004 Palmer Plaza Lane
Charlotte, NC 28211

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

CCC&TI Watauga High School Campus (high school students only) – Accredited

300 Go Pioneer Drive
Boone, NC 28607

Central Piedmont Community College

1141 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204

Cleveland Community College – Accredited

137 South Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152

East Rutherford High School (high school students only) – Accredited

331 East High Road
Bostic, NC 28018

Gaston College

201 Highway 321 South
Dallas, NC 28034

Gaston College – Accredited

511 South Aspen
Lincolnton, NC 28034

Isothermal Community College – Accredited

286 Icc Loop Road
Spindale, NC 28160

Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology – Accredited

2383 Cherry Road
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Mitchell Community College – Accredited

500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677

MyrAngel Beauty Institute Charlotte – Accredited

9101 Kings Parade Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28273

North Mecklenburg High School (high school students only) – Accredited

11201 Old Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

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

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – Accredited

489 North Cannon Boulevard
Kannapolis, NC 28081

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South
Salisbury, NC 28146

Shear Grace Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

229 First Avenue Southeast
Hickory, NC 28602

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

V Tran Beauty Academy – Accredited

605 Phillip Davis Drive #1
Charlotte, NC 28217

Walter Bickett Cosmetic Arts & Sciences Academy – Accredited

704 South Washington Street
Monroe, NC 28112

WCC-Ashe Campus School of Cosmetic Arts – Accredited

626 Ashe Central School Road Unit 15
Jefferson, NC 28640

West Charlotte High School (high school students only) – Accredited

2219 Senior Drive
Charlotte, NC 28216

West Mecklenburg High School (high school students only) – Accredited

7400 Tuckaseegee Road
Charlotte, NC 28214

Western Piedmont Community College – Accredited

1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655

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