Cosmetology Schools near Albany / Schenectady / Troy, NY

Working as a cosmetologist in the capital city of New York state has its benefits. During legislative sessions, lawmakers who might live in other areas of the state flock into the city, all needing to look their best. Albany has hundreds of salons, which means you have more choice when it comes to finding the perfect salon to work in. As of May 2019, cosmetologists in the metro Albany area earned an average salary of $29,870 per year ($14.36 per hour). The job growth projection for cosmetologists in New York state is 18% between 2016 and 2026, which is double the national average.

The schools listed below will provide you with the 1,000 training hours you need to become a licensed cosmetologist in the state of New York.

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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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Capital Region BOCES

900 Watervliet Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12205

Charles H McCann Technical School – Accredited

70 Hodges Cross Road
North Adams, MA 1247

Hudson Valley Community College

80 Vandenburgh Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology – Accredited

232 North Allen Street
Albany, NY 12206

Paul Mitchell The School Schenectady – Accredited

411 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

The Capital District Educational Opportunity Center

30 North Russell Road
Albany, NY 12205
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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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