Cosmetology Schools near San Diego, CA

If you want to become a cosmetologist in southern California, San Diego could be an excellent place for you. The city has hundreds of salons and beauty-related expos and conventions, so you have ample opportunities for work, skills growth, and networking. San Diego cosmetologists earn a mean salary of $33,610 per year ($16.16 per hour) as of 2019. California anticipates cosmetology jobs to grow by 20% between 2016 and 2026, which is significantly higher than the national 9% projection.

Cosmetology licensure in California requires 1,600 hours of training or 3,200 hours of an apprenticeship plus 200 hours of training. You will also need passing scores on the required exams. The San Diego cosmetology programs below can all help you on your way to beginning this exciting career.

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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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970 Broadway Suite 110
Chula Vista, CA 91911

(619) 474-6607
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology

1073 East Main Street
El Cajon, CA 92021

(619) 442-3407
Cosmetology, Esthetics

13266 Poway Road
Poway, CA 92064

(858) 748-1490
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology

5911 University Avenue Suites 318 & 319
San Diego, CA 92115

(619) 269-5720
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

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AAA Beauty College – Accredited

4774 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92117

American Beauty Institute - San Diego – Accredited

4625 Convoy Street Suites A & B
San Diego, CA 92111

Ares Beauty Academy

310 Trousdale Drive B
Chula Vista, CA 91910

California Barber and Beauty College – Accredited

5315 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92115

California Beauty College – Accredited

4328 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92115

California Hair Design Academy – Accredited

8011 University Avenue Suite A-2
La Mesa, CA 91942

Cosmetology Apprenticeship Program

11650 Iberia Place Suite 215
San Diego, CA 92128

MiraCosta College

1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056

Palomar Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

355 Via Vera Cruz Suite 3
San Marcos, CA 92078

Paul Mitchell The School San Diego – Accredited

410 A Street
San Diego, CA 92101

San Diego City College – Accredited

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101

Southern California College of Barber and Beauty – Accredited

641 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
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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 San Diego

In the San Diego area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $3,863 – $26,571, with an average of $11,398.


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