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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Mildred Elley – Accredited

855 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206

Programs:
Cosmetology, Massage Therapy
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John Paolo's Xtreme Beauty Institute – Accredited

426 Geyser Road
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology – Accredited

232 North Allen Street
Albany, NY 12206

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

411 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

The Capital District Educational Opportunity Center

30 North Russell Road
Albany, NY 12206
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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.

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