Cosmetology Schools near Albuquerque / Santa Fe, NM

Albuquerque and Santa Fe could be the perfect places to study and begin your cosmetology career in New Mexico. Both cities boast many of the top-rated wedding venues in the state, in addition to dozens of salons, spas, and other beauty businesses. In 2019, Albuquerque cosmetologists earned a mean annual salary of $22,960 ($11.04 per hour), and those in Santa Fe made $24,280 ($11.67). If working in the performing arts is your goal, you can earn a lucrative amount as a theatrical and performance makeup artist in New Mexico, with a mean salary of $93,330 ($44.87). Both cities have a variety of live theatre, dance, and music venues. The state expects cosmetology jobs to grow by 7% between 2016 and 2026.

New Mexico cosmetologists must complete 1,600 hours of training and pass two exams to earn licensure. The Albuquerque and Santa Fe schools below can help you gain that experience and prepare you for your 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

Adorabella Beauty Academy

800 Juan Tabo Boulevard Northeast Suite I
Albuquerque, NM 87123

Aveda Institute

1816 Central Avenue Southwest
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Central New Mexico Community College

525 Buena Vista Southeast
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Luna Community College

336 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701

New Mexico Junior College

5317 Lovington Highway
Hobbs, NM 88240

Northern New Mexico College

921 Paseo De Onate
Espanola, NM 87532

Olympian Academy of Cosmetology

1011 East 10Th Street Suite B
Alamogordo, NM 88310

San Juan College

4601 College Boulevard
Farmington, NM 87402

The Avenue Academy

6600 Menaul Northeast Suite M-002
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy

2201 Uptown Loop Road Northeast Suite F
Albuquerque, NM 87110

University of New Mexico

705 Gurley Avenue
Gallup, NM 87301

Vogue College of Cosmetology

2434 Cerillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505

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