Cosmetology Schools near Portland, OR

If you want to launch your career as a cosmetologist in a city with a competitive salary and bright career outlook, Portland may be the place for you. In May 2019, the mean salary for cosmetologists in Portland was $32,160 per year ($15.46 per hour). This is higher than both the national average ($31,530) and the state average ($29,070). The population in Portland, Oregon, grew exponentially between 1980 and 2015, and it's still growing. As the largest city in Oregon, Portland's expansion is likely part of the reason for the bright career outlook for cosmetologists in Oregon. The job growth projection is 11% between 2016 and 2026, which is higher than the national average of 9%.

To become licensed as a cosmetologist in Oregon, you need to complete 2,300 training hours and pass two exams. The schools below can help you fulfill these requirements.

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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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Allura Beauty School

7901 Southeast Powell Boulevard
Portland, OR 97206

Aveda Institute Portland – Accredited

325 Northwest 13th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

Aveda Institute Portland, Vancouver Campus – Accredited

6615 Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661

Beau Monde College of Hair Design – Accredited

2032 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232

College of Hair Design Careers – Accredited

1684 Clay Street Northeast
Salem, OR 97301

Elite Beauty School – Accredited

2613 Northeast 114th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98684

Evergreen School District 114 – Accredited

13501 Northeast 28th Street
Vancouver, WA 98682

Mt Hood Community College

26000 Southeast Stark Street
Gresham, OR 97030

Northwest College School of Beauty – Accredited

4200 Southwest Watson Avenue
Beaverton, OR 97005

Northwest College School of Beauty – Accredited

8307 Southeast Monterey Avenue
Happy Valley, OR 97086

Northwest College School of Beauty – Accredited

1049 Southwest Baseline Road Suite 500 Building E
Hillsboro, OR 97123

Northwest College School of Beauty – Accredited

8345 Southwest Nyberg Street
Tualatin, OR 97062

Stylemaster College of Hair Design – Accredited

1224 Commerce Avenue
Longview, WA 98632

Summit Salon Academy – Accredited

8820 Southwest Center
Tigard, OR 97223

Vega's Academy – Accredited

7635 Macarthur Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98664
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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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