Cosmetology Schools near Raleigh / Durham / Fayetteville, NC

If you're an aspiring cosmetologist in North Carolina, then the cities of Raleigh, Durham, or Fayetteville may appeal to you. The Raleigh-Durham area is well-known for its spas, giving you the chance to treat tourists and residents alike to relaxing, fun days of beauty. Fayetteville is so proud of their salons and barbers that they include a list of them on their tourist website. In these locations, you can meet people from all over the country, if not the world.

As of 2018, cosmetologists in Raleigh made an average of $19,780 per year ($9.61 per hour); those in Durham made $23,900 ($11.49); and those in Fayetteville earned $19,470 ($9.36). North Carolina is anticipating cosmetology jobs to grow by 17%, higher than the national average, between 2016 and 2026.

While you could choose to apprentice for 1,200 hours, North Carolina offers a traditional route to becoming a cosmetologist as well. All of the Raleigh, Durham, and Fayetteville schools below will help you earn the state-mandated 1,500 hours of training and prepare you for your written and skills tests.

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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

Accredited School

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

Aveda Institute – Accredited

201 South Estes Drive Sutie 200-B
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(919) 960-4769
Cosmetology, Esthetics

Central Carolina Community College – Accredited

1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330

Circle of Love Academy – Accredited

409 Stanley Chapel Church Road
Dudley, NC 28333

Durham Beauty Academy

4600 Durham Chapel Hill Boulevard Suite 31
Durham, NC 27707

Elevate Beauty Institute – Accredited

300 East Main Street Suite 100
Durham, NC 27701

Fayetteville Technical Community College – Accredited

2201 Hull Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303

Flashlight Beauty Academy

1058 West Club Boulevard #227
Durham, NC 27701

Halifax Community College – Accredited

100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890

Johnston Community College – Accredited

245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577

Living Arts College

3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614

Mitchell's Academy – Accredited

1301 Buck Jones Road
Raleigh, NC 27606

Nash Community College – Accredited

522 North Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

505A Cross Creek Mall
Fayetteville, NC 28303

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

8551 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27612

Piedmont Community College – Accredited

1715 College Drive
Roxboro, NC 27573

Sampson Community College

1801 Sunset Avenue
Clinton, NC 28328

Sandhills Community College – Accredited

3395 Airport Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374

Sherrill's University of Barber & Cosmetology

2110 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610

Vance-Granville Community College

200 Community College Road
Henderson, NC 27537

Wake Technical Community College – Accredited

9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603

Wayne Community College

3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

World of Excellence Beauty College – Accredited

3519 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707

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