Cosmetology Schools near Asheville, NC and Greenville / Spartanburg / Anderson, SC

Asheville is a city in western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. About an hour south via Route 25 is the Greenville–Spartanburg–Anderson metro triad in South Carolina. All four cities have higher-than-average rainfall and sometimes get snow—Asheville can get as much as 10 inches. Residents of these areas need good cosmetologists to keep their locks from getting limp and frizzy—which means they are great places for you to launch your career as a cosmetologist!

Cosmetologists earned the following average yearly salaries in these places as of May 2019:

City Yearly Salary Hourly Salary
Asheville, NC $29,830 $14.34
Greenville–Anderson, SC $21,930 $10.54
Spartanburg, SC $24,540 $11.80

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Both North and South Carolina are expecting higher than average growth for cosmetology jobs between 2016 and 2026—17% in NC and 13% in SC.

The schools below will help you complete the 1,500 training hours needed to become a licensed cosmetologist in North Carolina or South Carolina.

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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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3528-A Earl E. Morris Jr. Highway
Greenville, SC 29611

(864) 269–6886

1515 John B White Sr. Boulevard
Spartanburg, SC 29301

(864) 587–6000
Cosmetology, Esthetics

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Academy of Hair Technology – Accredited

3715 East North Street
Greenville, SC 29615

Asheville High School (high school students only) – Accredited

419 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC 28803

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College – Accredited

340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801

Blue Ridge Community College – Accredited

180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Bob Jones University

1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard
Greenville, SC 29614

Carolina College of Hair Design – Accredited

1302 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28805

Charzanne Beauty College – Accredited

1549 Highway 72 East
Greenwood, SC 29649

Greenville Technical College

506 South Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, SC 29606

Haywood Community College – Accredited

185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721

Mayland Community College – Accredited

200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

McDowell Sr. High School (high school students only) – Accredited

600 McDowell High School Drive
Marion, NC 28752

McDowell Technical Community College – Accredited

54 College Drive
Marion, NC 28752

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

1215 A Woodruff Road
Greenville, SC 29607

Regina Benton School of Cosmetology – Accredited

225 West Blackstock Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301

Southwestern Community College – Accredited

447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779

Spartanburg Community College

107 Community College Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Tri-County Community College – Accredited

21 Campus Circle
Murphy, NC 28906

Upstate College of Cosmetology

1727 East Main Street
Easley, SC 29640
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