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

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Aveda Institute

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1520 South Boulevard Suite 150 Suite 150
Charlotte, NC 28203

(704) 333-9940
Cosmetology, Esthetics

8700 Pineville-Matthews Road Suite 700
Charlotte, NC 28226

(704) 230-0848

4901-B North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28226

(980) 369-2053

10075 Weddington Road
Concord, NC 28027

(980) 825-7048

461 East Plaza Drive
Mooresville, NC 28115

(704) 235-0185
Cosmetology, Teacher Training

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Absolute Beauty College – Accredited

1004 Palmer Plaza Lane
Charlotte, NC 28211

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

Gaston College – Accredited

7220 Wilkinson Boulevard
Belmont, NC 28012

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

2375 Cherry Road Suite 102
Rock Hill, SC 29732

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 The School Charlotte – Accredited

1516 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204

Paul Mitchell The School Gastonia – Accredited

284 East Garrison Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28054

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

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

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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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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