Cosmetology Schools Near Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina, is a popular spot for bachelorette parties and weddings. In fact, Charleston is the 23rd top destination in the U.S. for weddings. If you want to be a cosmetologist and are interested in helping brides look their best, consider Charleston as a place to begin your career.  Charleston also has at least 11 theaters, so if costume makeup is more your vibe, Charleston may also be a great fit for you.

Cosmetologists in Charleston earned a mean salary of $30,400 ($14.62 per hour) in 2019. Cosmetology jobs in South Carolina are projected to grow 13% between 2016 and 2026—higher than the national expectation of 9% between 2018 and 2028.

To become a cosmetologist in South Carolina, you need to acquire 1,500 hours of training. You must also pass a theory exam and a practical exam. The schools below could help you gain your training hours and prepare you for your exams.

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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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Charleston Cosmetology Institute – Accredited

8484 Dorchester Road
Charleston, SC 29420

Cosmetic Arts Institute

1789 Hampton Street
Walterboro, SC 20488

Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology – Accredited

98 Davenport Street
Goose Creek, SC 29445

Paul Mitchell The School Charleston – Accredited

4952 Centre Pointe Drive Suite 114 Suite 114
North Charleston, SC 29418

Trident Technical College

7000 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29406

VSKI Cosmetology School – Accredited

2070 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29407

Williamsburg Technical College

601 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Kingstree, SC 29556
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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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