Cosmetology Schools near Birmingham, AL

If you are an aspiring cosmetologist in Alabama, Birmingham may be a great place to begin your career. The city is home to Premiere Birmingham, a major beauty industry event, which includes everything from educational opportunities to competitions. There are also dozens of salons and beauty companies within five miles of the city, giving you a wealth of locations to choose from. Birmingham cosmetologists earned a mean salary of $24,280 per year ($11.67 per hour) as of 2019. Alabama anticipates the field to grow by 8% between 2016 and 2026.

Alabama requires cosmetologists to complete 1,500 hours of training or 3,000 hours of an apprenticeship, plus pass exams, to become licensed. If you choose to earn training, the schools below can all help you on your way to becoming a cosmetologist in the state.

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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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Birmingham, AL 35244

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Bevill State Community College

1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501

BodyLogic School of Cosmetology and Esthetics – Accredited

5511 Highway 280 Suite 210
Birmingham, AL 35242

Brown Beauty Barber School – Accredited

1724 1st Avenue North Suite 120
Bessemer, AL 35020

Central Alabama Community College

1675 Cherokee Road
Alexander City, AL 35010

Dreamers School Of Cosmetology – Accredited

844 Highway 31 Suite E
Alabaster, AL 35007

Gadsden State Community College

1001 George Wallace Drive
Gadsden, AL 35903

J Jireh's International School Of Cosmetology And Barbering – Accredited

246 Gadsden Highway
Birmingham, AL 35235

Jasper Beauty Aacdemy – Accredited

1304 1st Street Northwest B
Jasper, AL 35503

Lawson State Community College

3060 Wilson Road Southwest
Birmingham, AL 35221

Midfield Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

26 B Phillips Drive
Midfield, AL 35228

Mitchell Cosmetology College – Accredited

116 1st Street South Suite 10
Alabaster, AL 35007

Paul Mitchell The School Birmingham – Accredited

1694 Montgomery Highway Suite 124 Suite 124
Hoover, AL 35216

Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

Southeastern School of Cosmetology – Accredited

3112 Ensley Five Points West Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35208

Southern Union State Community College

750 Roberts Street
Wadley, AL 36276

University Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

2204 Greensboro Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Wallace State

801 Main Street Northwest
Hanceville, AL 35077

Winonah School of Cosmetology – Accredited

1870 Chace Drive Suite 140
Birmingham, AL 35244
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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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