Cosmetology Schools Near Kingsport / Bristol

If you're hoping to begin a cosmetology career in Tennessee, Kingsport and Bristol may be great places to begin. Both cities attract tourists looking for a fun, outdoorsy trip with a small-town feel, meaning you could provide beauty treatments to people from all over.

Cosmetologists in Kingsport-Bristol (including the Virginia side) earned a mean salary of $30,780 per year ($14.80 per hour) as of 2019. Tennessee expects the field to grow by 25% between 2016 and 2028, nearly three times the nationwide anticipated growth.

To earn your cosmetology license in Tennessee, you need to complete 1,500 hours of training and pass two exams. If you're considering working on the Virginia side of Bristol, it's worth noting both states offer reciprocity so long as you can prove equivalent training or experience. The Kingsport-Bristol schools below can all help hit the ground running.

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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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Cosmetology Schools Near You

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222 East Unaka Avenue
Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 926-9095

Bella Donna's Academy

401 Commerce Street
Kingsport, TN 37660

Bristol School of Hair Design – Accredited

805 Commonwealth Avenue
Bristol, VA 24201

East Kentucky Beauty College – Accredited

137 Weddington Branch Road
Pikeville, KY 41501

Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

74 Parkway Plaza Loop
Whitesburg, KY 41858

Kingsport Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

2617 East Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37664

Premier Cosmetology Academy – Accredited

3410 West Market Street
Johnson City, TN 37604

South Eastern Beauty Academy – Accredited

318 Second Street
Paintsville, KY 41240

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Accredited

426 Highway 91
Elizabethton, TN 37643

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