Best 1 Cosmetology Schools in Rapid City (2022)
Discover the best cosmetology schools in Rapid City, as ranked by the Beauty Schools Directory team with the latest data available in 2022.
Top Cosmetology Schools in Rapid City
Top Cosmetology Schools in Rapid City (Full List)
Only one school made our cut for this ranking! If you know of another school in Rapid City that is deserving, please let us know.
How We Ranked Rapid City Cosmetology Programs
The cosmetology schools ranked are accredited or state-approved to provide cosmetology programming according to the licensing requirements in the state. We researched schools that qualified as Title IV institutions and had an average of at least 25 students enrolled in the most recent 3 academic years of available data (2018 - 2020). These schools are all within 50 miles of a major city center and had a weighted 3-year average graduation rate (2018, 2019, and 2020) greater than 50%. After filtering for those requirements, we sorted the remaining programs by the highest weighted average graduation rate to determine the top 1 cosmetology schools in Rapid City.
Graduation rate and student enrollment data are from the U.S. Department of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) reports. Schools with key data points missing from IPEDS reports may be omitted from the ranking, as are schools with data that is unattributable to its beauty programs. Many excellent educational institutions—including community colleges—offering a wide variety of vocational programs may, as a result, not be represented on these rankings of top beauty schools.