Cosmetology Schools and Careers in Philadelphia

If you hope to become a cosmetologist in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia could be a great place to start. The city offers beauty expos, such as the Philly Professional Business & Beauty Expo, as well as hundreds of salons you could work in. The mean pay for cosmetologists in the Philadelphia area was $32,120 per year ($15.44 per hour) as of 2019, and the expected job growth for the state is 10% between 2016 and 2026. Both these figures are higher than the national averages.

Unless you want to take the apprenticeship route, you will need to complete 1,250 hours of training and pass two exams to become a licensed cosmetologist in Pennsylvania. All the Philadelphia schools below will help you achieve these goals.

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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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1761 Bustleton Pike
Feasterville, PA 19053

(215) 322-0666
Programs:
Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Nail Technology

1522 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

(800) 920-4593
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology

2100 State Highway 38
Cherry Hill, NJ 8002

(800) 920-4593
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology

4026 Woodhaven Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Programs:
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

2302 North 5th Street Highway
Reading, PA 19605

(800) 920-4590
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology

799 West Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064

(800) 920-4593
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology

1000 Easton Road
Wyncote, PA 19095

(800) 920-4593
Programs:
Cosmetology
Jolie Academy – Accredited

801 Tilton Road
Northfield, NJ 8225

(570) 459-5501
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology
Jolie Academy – Accredited

5200 Route 42
Turnersville, NJ 8012

(856) 481-2444
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology

215 West Main Street
Lansdale, PA 19446

(215) 362-2322
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology
The Beauty Institute – Accredited

1921 Union Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18109

(732) 320-2194
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology
Venus Beauty Academy – Accredited

600 Turner Industrial Way
Aston, PA 19014

Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Cosmetology Teacher Training
Venus Beauty Academy – Accredited

1033 Chester Pke
Sharon Hill, PA 19079

(610) 586-2500
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology

All In The Wrist Barber Academy – Accredited

202 North DuPont Boulevard
Smyrna, DE 19977

American Barber and Beauty Academy – Accredited

733 Lancaster Avenue Unit A
Reading, PA 19607

BBC Beauty Academy

6790 Market Street
Upper Darby, PA 19082

Belle Institute

6534 Castor Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19149

Berks Career & Technology Center

1057 County Road
Leesport, PA 19533

Chrome Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

1 Chelsea Parkway Suite 109
Boothwyn, PA 19061

Gordon Phillips Beauty Schools

11348 South Orange Blossom Trail
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Gordon Phillips Beauty Schools

108 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401

Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty – Accredited

160 Pencader Plaza
Newark, DE 19713

Innovate Salon Academy – Accredited

25 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ 8628

Jana's Cosmetology Academy

1397 Blackwood Clementon Road
Lindenwold, NJ 08021

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute – Accredited

315A Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute – Accredited

528 Neshaminy Mall
Bensalem, PA 19020

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute – Accredited

3943-45 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Jolie Academy – Accredited

1490 Haddonfield Berlin Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 8003

KAT Beauty School – Accredited

2522 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132

Levittown Beauty Academy – Accredited

8919 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19054

Metro Beauty Academy – Accredited

4977 Medical Center Circle
Allentown, PA 18106

Northampton County Area Community College

3835 Green Pond Road
Bethlehem, PA 18020

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

1420 Pulaski Highway
Newark, DE 19702

PB Cosmetology Education Center – Accredited

110 Monmouth Street
Gloucester, NJ 8030

Premier Barber Institute – Accredited

573 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Professional Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

516 East Marshall Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Queen Beauty Academy

6133 Colgate Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Rizzieri Aveda School – Accredited

8200 Town Center Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ 8043

Robert Fiance Beauty Schools – Accredited

70 East Holly Avenue
Pitman, NJ 8071

Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC – Accredited

211 Louviers Drive
Newark, DE 19711

Shore Beauty School – Accredited

3003 English Creek Avenue
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 8234

The Beauty Institute – Accredited

50 East Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

The Beauty Institute – Accredited

9898-9902 East Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19115

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

130 West Main Street Suite 106
Collegeville, PA 19426

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