Cosmetology Schools near Fresno / Visalia, CA

If you hope to become a cosmetologist in California, Fresno or Visalia may be great places to start. With dozens of salons and spas in and between both cities, you have many employment locations to choose from. Additionally, Apartment Therapy named Fresno one of the best places to live in California, and Visalia was named one of the happiest places in the country in 2017.

Cosmetologists in Fresno made a mean salary of $31,100 per year ($14.95 per hour), and those in Visalia earned $29,090 ($13.99) as of 2019. The state anticipates cosmetology jobs to grow by 20% between 2016 and 2026, which is 11% higher than the national projection.

To earn cosmetology licensure in California, you must complete 1,600 hours of training OR 3,200 hours of an apprenticeship and 220 hours of training, plus pass exams. The Fresno and Visalia area schools below will give you the training you need to succeed.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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731 West Shaw Avenue Suite A
Clovis, CA 93612

(559) 323-2802
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

6500 South Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93277

(559) 302-5938
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

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Estes Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

324 East Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Federico College – Accredited

3117 West Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93711

Institute of Technology – Accredited

564 West Herndon Avenue
Clovis, CA 93612

Lawrence & Company College of Cosmetology - Hanford – Accredited

810 North 10th Avenue
Hanford, CA 93230

Lawrence & Company College of Cosmetology - Selma – Accredited

2048 Grant Street
Selma, CA 93662

Lyle's College of Beauty - Fresno – Accredited

6735 North First Street Suite 112
Fresno, CA 93710

Paul Mitchell The School Fresno – Accredited

5091 North Fresno Street Suite 104
Fresno, CA 93710

Princess Institute of Beauty – Accredited

1605 East Manning Avenue
Reedley, CA 93654

Sierra Vista Adult School (Central California Women’s Facility) – Accredited

P.O. Box 1501
Chowchilla, CA 93610

Valley State Adult School (Valley State Prison for Women) – Accredited

21633 Avenue 24
Chowchilla, CA 93610
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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.

Cost of Cosmetology Schools in Fresno / Visalia

In the Fresno / Visalia area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $2,383 – $20,653, with an average of $9,454.


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