Cosmetology Schools Near Charleston / Huntington, WV

If you want to become a cosmetologist in West Virginia, you can't beat the Charleston-Huntington area. Charleston and Huntington are the two largest cities in the state, which means you'll have plenty of options when pursuing your career. Charleston is also the state capital, and both male and female members of Congress will need your cosmetology skills to keep looking sharp! 

Cosmetologists in Charleston earned a mean salary of $21,720 per year ($10.44 per hour) in 2019. Career outlook for cosmetologists in West Virginia is very good: between 2016 and 2026 the number of jobs in West Virginia is expected to grow by 15%—which is higher than the national projection.

In West Virginia, cosmetologists need to complete 1,800 hours of training and pass three exams to earn licensure. The Charleston and Huntington cosmetology schools below can help you fulfill these requirements.

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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

Accredited School

You must attend school in the state you want to practice in. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited school. Click here to learn more about the requirements in your state.

Appalachian Beauty School – Accredited

25429 US Highway 119 North
Belfry, KY 41514

Ashland Community and Technical College

1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101

Big Sandy Community and Technical College

1 Bert Combs Drive
Prestonsburg, KY 41653

Buckeye Hills Career Center – Accredited

351 Buckeye Hills Road
Rio Grande, OH 45674

Carver Career and Technical Education Center – Accredited

4799 Midland Drive
Charleston, WV 25306

Charleston School of Beauty Culture – Accredited

210 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301

Elite Institute of Cosmetology

1619 Chillicothe Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Huntigton School of Beauty Culture – Accredited

5636 U.S. Route 60 East Suite 2
Huntington, WV 25705

Mountwest Community and Technical College

1 Mountwest Way
Huntington, WV 25701

O C Collins Career Center – Accredited

11627 State Route 243
Chesapeake, OH 45619

Paramount Beauty Academy – Accredited

1745 11Th Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Roane-Jackson Technical Center

9450 Spencer Road
Leroy, WV 25252

Smith Academy of Salon Professionals – Accredited

1050 Adams Avenue
Huntington, WV 25704

Tri-County Adult Career Center – Accredited

15676 Oh-691
Nelsonville, OH 45764

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