Cosmetology Schools near Nashville, TN

Nashville, Tennessee is a popular destination for bachelorette parties, weddings, music festivals, and other social events. Tourists and locals alike wanting to look their best may turn to cosmetologists to help them achieve the looks they desire.

The median salary for cosmetologists and hairstylists in Nashville is $25,970, or $12.01 per hour. This is just slightly less than the U.S. average cosmetologist salary of $26,090. However, there is an expected 25% job growth in the field of cosmetology in Tennessee—considerably larger than the 9% growth expected across the U.S.

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To become a cosmetologist in Tennessee you need 1500 hours of training, a background check, and application fees. Your license will need to be renewed every two years. The schools listed below will help you gain the hours and experience you need to become a practicing cosmetologist in the state of Tennessee.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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1765 Galleria Boulevard
Franklin, TN 37067

Cosmetology, Esthetics

7106 Moore's Lane
Brentwood, TN 37027

(615) 612-0499
Cosmetology, Teacher Training, Esthetics

1691 Memorial Boulevard
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

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Austin's Beauty College Inc – Accredited

585A South Riverside Drive
Clarksville, TN 37040

Career Beauty College – Accredited

113 South Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology – Accredited

595 Hillsboro Road Suite 325
Franklin, TN 37064

Genesis Career College – Accredited

880-A East 10Th Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Genesis Career College – Accredited

1505 Noah Court
Lebanon, TN 37087

Genesis Career College – Accredited

30 Rachel Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

Global Beauty and Barber Institute – Accredited

907 Rivergate Parkway Suite B-1
Goodlettsville, TN 37072

Image Maker Beauty Institute – Accredited

139 Maple Row Boulevard Suite 208
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Lebanon Beauty and Style Academy – Accredited

414 East Market Street
Lebanon, TN 37087

Love Beauty School Inc – Accredited

1161 Murfreesboro Highway
Manchester, TN 37355

Paul Mitchell The School Murfreesboro – Accredited

1720 Old Fort Parkway Suite L200 Suite L200
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Paul Mitchell The School Nashville – Accredited

235 East Main Suite 200 Suite 200
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Queen City College – Accredited

1594 Fort Campbell Boulevard
Clarksville, TN 37042

Shear Perfection Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

5620 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

Sweeting Cosmetology & Braiding Institute LLC

1410 Donelson Pike B16
Nashville, TN 37217

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Accredited

740 Highway 46
Dickson, TN 37055

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Accredited

813 West Main
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Accredited

740 Hi Tech Drive
Livingston, TN 38570

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Accredited

1303 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Accredited

100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Accredited

312 South Wilson Street
Paris, TN 38242

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

2710 Old Lebanon Road Suite 6
Nashville, TN 37214
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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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