Cosmetology Schools near Columbus, OH

If you want to become a cosmetologist in Ohio, Columbus could be a great place for you. There are dozens of salons and spas and 36 wedding venues within five miles of the city center, along with several professional theatres, so you could take your cosmetology career in a variety of directions.

In 2018, Columbus cosmetologists made an average of $23,620 per year, or $11,36 per hour, while the top 10% earned $48,800 per year. Between 2016 and 2026, the state is anticipating job growth for cosmetologists to be 12%, higher than the national average.

Ohio requires 1,500 hours for cosmetology licensure or 300 hours for hairstyling alone. The programs below can all help you get your hours, pass your exams, and achieve your career goals.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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Aveda Institute Columbus – Accredited

889 Bethel Road
Columbus, OH 43214

C-TEC – Accredited

150 Price Road
Newark, OH 43055

Columbus City School Adult and Community Education – Accredited

270 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Columbus Downtown High School (high school students only) – Accredited

364 South 4th Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expressway
Columbus, GA 31904

Delaware Area Career Center – Accredited

4565 Columbus Pike
Delaware, OH 43015

Eastland Career Center – Accredited

4465 South Hamilton Road
Groveport, OH 43125

Eastland Fairfield Career and Technical Schools

4300 Amalgamated Place
Groveport, OH 43125

Fairfield Career Center – Accredited

3985 Coonpath Road
Carroll, OH 43112

Hair Academy – Accredited

62 Consumer Drive
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Knox County Career Center – Accredited

306 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Knox Technical Center

308 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Lancaster High School (high school students only) – Accredited

1312 Granville Pike
Lancaster, OH 43130

Mason Anthony School of Cosmetology – Accredited

5405 Roberts Road
Hilliard, OH 43026

Mid-East Career and Technology Centers – Accredited

400 Richards Road
Zanesville, OH 43701

Morgan High School (high school students only) – Accredited

800 Raider Drive
McConnelsville, OH 43756

New Directions Beauty Institute – Accredited

2013 East Dublin-Granville
Columbus, OH 43229

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center – Accredited

2280 State Route 540
Bellefontaine, OH 43311

Ohio State School of Cosmetology – Accredited

6077 Gender Road
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Ohio State School of Cosmetology – Accredited

789 Hebron Road
Heath, OH 43056

Ohio State School of Cosmetology – Accredited

137 East Center Street
Marion, OH 43302

Paul Mitchell The School Columbus – Accredited

3000 Morse Road
Columbus, OH 43231

Pickaway Ross Career & Tech Center – Accredited

895 Crouse Chapel Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails

4747 Hamilton Road Suite E
Columbus, GA 31904

Salon Institute – Accredited

50 West Powell Road
Columbus, OH 43035

South-Western Career Academy – Accredited

4750 Big Run South Road
Grove City, OH 43123

The Class Act School of Cosmetology – Accredited

49 East Main Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Tolles Career & Technical Center – Accredited

7877 Route 42 Northeast
Plain City, OH 43064

Tri-Rivers Career Center & Center for Adult Education – Accredited

2222 Marion-Mt Gilead Road
Marion, OH 43302
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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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