Cosmetology Schools and Careers in New York

New York City is considered by many to be the fashion center of the U.S. People in the city work hard to look their best—not just the 18 million-plus residents of the metropolitan area, but also the tourists who swarm the streets. That means cosmetologists like you are in high demand. NYC is brimming with opportunities that you can't find elsewhere. It has the greatest number of theatres of any city in the world, hosts hundreds of fashion events each year—including the internationally renowned New York Fashion Week, and is home to many of the world's top hair salons. The city also has the second-highest number of celebrity residents—all of whom need your services.

In May 2019, cosmetologists in the New York City metropolitan area earned a mean salary of $36,130 per year ($17.37 per hour). Job growth in the state of New York is twice the national average for cosmetologists—18% between 2016 and 2026.

If you are interested in becoming a cosmetologist in the vibrant city of New York, check out the schools below. All will provide you with the 1,000 hours of training required by New York state and prepare you for licensing exams.

Featured Schools Near You
Generic placeholder image
Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

Generic placeholder image
Aveda Institute

Program: Cosmetology

Generic placeholder image
Empire Beauty School

Program: Cosmetology

sponsored content

Cosmetology Schools Near You

Academy of Cosmetology and Esthetics NYC | Staten Island

187 New Dorp Ln
Staten Island, NY 10306

American Beauty School | Bronx

1380 Metropolitan Ave
Bronx, NY 10462

Arrojo Cosmetology School | New York

200 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10013

Artistic Academy of Hair Design | Morris Plains

301 Gibraltar Drive Suite 1-A
Morris Plains, NJ 7950

Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes | New York

2834 S Sherwood Forest Building Suite A
New York, NY 10013

Beauty Culture Academy | Staten Island

22576-316 MacArthur Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10306

Beauty School of Middletown | Middletown

8913 S Western Ave
Middletown, NY 10940

Bella Cosmetology Institute | Pallsades Park

35 E Mulberry Street
Pallsades Park, NJ 7650

Beval International Beauty School | Baldwin

617 W N
Baldwin, NY 11510

Blanco's Barber & Beauty Academy | Newark

251 W Route 59
Newark, NJ 7104

Brittany Beauty Academy | Bronx

11110 Alondra Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10458

Brittany Beauty Academy | Brooklyn

2201 Plainfield Road
Brooklyn, NY 11209

Brittany Beauty Academy | Hicksville

1400 N Mays Street
Hicksville, NY 11801

Brittany Beauty Academy | Levittown

171 Cedar Ave
Levittown, NY 11756

Brittany Beauty Academy | Hicksville,

1400 N Mays Street
Hicksville,, NY 11801

Capri Cosmetology Learning Centers | Nanuet

16151 Harbor Boulevard
Nanuet, NY 10954

Capri Institute of Hair Design | Brick

3096 Cherokee Street
Brick, NJ 8723

Capri Institute of Hair Design | Clifton

663 N Euclid Street
Clifton, NJ 7011

Capri Institute of Hair Design | Kenilworth

109 W 4th Street
Kenilworth, NJ 7033

Capri Institute of Hair Design | Paramus

7353 S 900 E
Paramus, NJ 7652

Career School of NY | Staten Island

7330 W 52nd Ave Suite T
Staten Island, NY 10301

Carsten Institute of Cosmetology | New York

19351 W Washington Street
New York, NY 10017

Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics, Skin Care and Makeup | Pine Brook

11889 Valley View Street Suite C
Pine Brook, NJ 7058

Cosi Bella Academy of Beauty | New York

145 N 3rd Street
New York, NY 7093

Cosmo Beauty Academy | Saddle Brook

210 N Main Street Suite 106
Saddle Brook, NJ 7663

Cutting Edge Academy | Succasunna

130 7th Street
Succasunna, NJ 7876

Eastern Suffolk BOCES | Oakdale

1958 Mt. Zion Road Suite 205
Oakdale, NY 11769

Eastern Suffolk BOCES | Riverhead

2100 State Hwy #38 Plaza Cherry Hill
Riverhead, NY 11901

Empire Beauty School | Astoria

214 N Main Street
Astoria, NY 11103

Empire Beauty School | Bloomfield

9616 Reisterstown Road Suite 105
Bloomfield, NJ 7003

Empire Beauty School | Brooklyn

10024 Skokie Boulevard #301
Brooklyn, NY 11214

Empire Beauty School | New York

2010 E Hillsborough Ave
New York, NY 10001

Empire Beauty School | Paramus

2137 W Manchester Ave
Paramus, NJ 7652

Empire Beauty School | Peekskill

4138 Naco Perrin Boulevard
Peekskill, NY 10566

Empire Beauty School | Union

7740 N Point Boulevard
Union, NJ 7083

Ferrara's Beauty School | Forest Hills

4771 Britt Road
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Formula B Parisian Beauty School | Woodside

718 W Plane Street
Woodside, NY 11377

Global Beauty and Barber Institute | Elmont

460 State Road 436 Suite 200
Elmont, NY 11003

Grace International Beauty School | Flushing

7587-7599 S Dixie Hwy
Flushing, NY 11355

Innovate Salon Academy | South Plainfield

368 Hempstead Ave
South Plainfield, NJ 7080

International Barber & Beauty Institute | Central Islip

552 Broadway 3rd Floor
Central Islip, NY 11722

Long Island Beauty School | Bay Shore

480 N 900 E
Bay Shore, NY 11706

Long Island Beauty School | Hauppauge

405 S Teller Street
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Long Island Beauty School | Hempstead

309 Curtis Mathes Way Suite 101
Hempstead, NY 11550

Luxurious Beauty Academy | West Hempstead

2389 Midway Road Suite A
West Hempstead, NY 11552

Midway Paris Beauty School | Ridgewood

4800 Magnolia Ave
Ridgewood, NY 11385

Modern International Beauty School | Brooklyn

1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South
Brooklyn, NY 11220

Monmouth County Vocational School District | Freehold

208 W Jefferson Street
Freehold, NJ 7728

Morris County Vocational School District | Denville

50 W Powell Road
Denville, NJ 7834

Nassau BOCES | Westbury

2231 N Tustin Ave
Westbury, NY 11590

Ocean County Vocational-Technical School | Toms River

150 E College Ave
Toms River, NJ 8753

Parisian Beauty School | Hackensack

887 W Marietta Street NW Suite B
Hackensack, NJ 7601

Paul Mitchell | Brick

1575 Boston Post Road Building C
Brick, NJ 8723

Pro Beauty Academy | Edison

1940 Walnut Plaza
Edison, NJ 8820

Ricci's Academy of Cosmetology | Newtown

6012 Ingram Road
Newtown, CT 6470

Robert Fiance Beauty Schools | North Plainfield

20855 Ventura Boulevard Suite #7
North Plainfield, NJ 7060

Robert Fiance Beauty Schools | Perth Amboy

6490 Glenway
Perth Amboy, NJ 8861

Robert Fiance Beauty Schools | West New York

152 Laurel Hill Road
West New York, NJ 7093

Roman Academy of Beauty Culture | Hawthorne

121 N George Street
Hawthorne, NJ 7506

The Bridge Advanced Academy | Union

1420 Burnet Ave
Union, NJ 7083

Tiffany Beauty Academy | New York

14234 Roosevelt Ave
New York, NY 11354

Total Image Beauty Academy | Union City

3900 Bergenline ave 2nd Floor
Union City, NJ 7087

Tribeca Barber & Beauty Academy | Rego Park

95-16 63rd Road
Rego Park, NY 11374

Union County Vocational Technical School | Scotch Plains

1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 7076

Westchester School of Beauty Culture | Mount Vernon

6 Gramatan Avenue 2nd Floor Suite 200
Mount Vernon, NY 10550

Western Suffolk BOCES | Northport

152 Laurel Hill Road
Northport, NY 11768

Find Other Cosmetology Schools in New York

Check out the Cosmetology schools other cities in New York have to offer.

New York, NY
New York