Cosmetology Schools near Buffalo, NY

If you want to become a cosmetologist in New York, Buffalo may be a great place to start. The Buffalo neighborhoods of Kenmore and Lancaster are both in the top 15 places to live in New York, with low rents and home prices compared to the rest of the state. You can also find dozens of salons and beauty businesses within five miles of Buffalo proper, meaning you have many types of careers to choose from. As of 2019, cosmetologists in Buffalo earned a mean salary of $29,710 per year ($14.28 per hour). New York cosmetology jobs are expected to grow by 18% between 2016 and 2026, which is double that of the national expectation.

Cosmetologists in New York are required to get 1,000 hours of training and pass two exams to earn licensure. The Buffalo area schools below can all help you meet these expectations.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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Buffalo School of Cosmetology

2625 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216

Continental School of Beauty - West Seneca – Accredited

1050 Union Road
West Seneca, NY 14224

Erie 1 BOCES – Accredited

1526 Walden Avenue Suite 200
Cheetowaga, NY 14225

Leon Studio One School of Beauty Knowledge – Accredited

5385 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221

The Salon Professional Academy - Tonawanda – Accredited

2309 Eggert Road
Tonawanda, NY 14150
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