Cosmetology Schools near Wilkes-Barre / Scranton, PA

If you are dreaming about becoming a cosmetologist in Pennsylvania, you should check out schools and careers around Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Hazelton. With New York City just over two hours away by car, you have the benefit of the lower costs of living when compared to Manhattan without losing out on the Manhattan beauty scene's resources. As of 2018, cosmetologists in these three locations made a mean salary of $23,650 per year ($11.37 per hour), and the state of Pennsylvania expects the field to grow by 10% between 2016 and 2026.

To earn your cosmetology licensure in Pennsylvania, you need to complete 1,250 hours of training and pass two exams or go through 2,000 hours of an apprenticeship. If you opt for the training route, the schools below can help you achieve your goals.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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3370 Birney Avenue
Moosic, PA 18507

(520) 327-6544
Programs:
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

396 Pottsville St. Clair Highway
Pottsville, PA 17901

(270) 765-3374
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

2302 North 5th Street Highway
Reading, PA 19605

(267) 627-6641
Programs:
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

1634 Macarthur Road
Whitehall, PA 18052

(973) 932-0974
Programs:
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

344 Stroud Mall Road
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry, Teacher Training

153 Lehigh Valley Mall
Whitehall, PA 18052

Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry, Teacher Training
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Berks Career & Technology Center

1057 County Road
Leesport, PA 19533

Fortis Institute - Scranton – Accredited

517 Ash Street
Scranton, PA 18509

Hazleton Area Career Center

1451 West 23rd Street
Hazle Township, PA 18202

Lehigh Valley Barber School - Bethlehem – Accredited

1517B Irene Street
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Metro Beauty Academy – Accredited

4977 Medical Center Circle
Allentown, PA 18106

Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center – Accredited

2380 Elk Lake School Road
Springville, PA 18844

The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County

3201 Rockwell Avenue
Scranton, PA 18508

West Side Career & Technology Centers

75 Evans Street
Kingston, PA 18704
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