Cosmetology Schools in Kansas

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Bellus Academy – Accredited

1130 West Loop Place
Manhattan, KS 66502

Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology
Crave Beauty Academy – Accredited

3804 West Douglas
Wichita, KS 67203

Cosmetology, Teacher Training, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Barbering

12004 West 95th Street
Lenexa, KS 66215

Cosmetology, Barbering

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Cowley County Community College – Accredited

125 South 2nd Street
Arkansas City, KS 67005

Creative Image School of Cosmetology – Accredited

1215 East Santa Fe
Olathe, KS 66061

Dodge City Community College – Accredited

2501 North 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801

Eric Fisher Academy – Accredited

6727 West Central
Wichita, KS 67212

Fort Scott Community College

2108 South Horton
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Garden City Community College – Accredited

801 Campus Drive
Garden City, KS 67846

Hays Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

1214 East 27th Street
Hays, KS 67601

Hays Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

115 South 5th Street
Salina, KS 67401

Hutchinson Community College

1300 North Plum Street
Hutchinson, KS 67501

Johnson County Community College – Accredited

9780 West 87th St
Overland Park, KS 66210

Kansas City Kansas Community College – Accredited

7250 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66112

Mitsu Sato Hair Academy – Accredited

9062 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66212

Northwest Kansas Technical College – Accredited

1209 Harrison Street
Goodland, KS 67735

Paul Mitchell The School Overland Park – Accredited

8731 West 95th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212

Paul Mitchell The School Wichita – Accredited

3242 North Rock Road Suite 106 Suite 106
Wichita, KS 67226

Sami Haleseh Institute – Accredited

1034 North Andover Road
Andover, KS 67002

Seward County Community College – Accredited

1801 North Kansas Avenue
Liberal, KS 67905

Sidney's Hairdressing College

200 East 3rd Avenue
Hutchinson, KS 67501

Trendsetters International Cosmetology School – Accredited

7908 Quivira Road
Lenexa, KS 66215

Washburn Institute of Technology

5724 Southwest Huntoon
Topeka, KS 66604

Wichita State University-Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology

4004 North Webb Road Building 100
Wichita, KS 67226

Z Hair Academy – Accredited

2429 Iowa Street Suite E
Lawrence, KS 66046

Z Hair Academy – Accredited

14471 Metcalf
Overland Park, KS 66223
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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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How to Become a Cosmetologist in Kansas

Kansas Cosmetology Careers At a Glance
  • 1,500 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for cosmetologists in Kansas is $20,700 ($9.95/hour). This is lower than the national average of $26,090 ($12.54/hour).
  • There is a predicted 9% job increase between 2018-2028 for cosmetologists nationally.

You like to look your best every time you step out the front door, so why not dedicate your career to helping other people look fabulous?

Becoming a cosmetologist in Kansas gives you the freedom to work in many different work environments and meet the beauty needs of your community.

State License Requirements

1,500 Education Hours

Required to earn a cosmetology license

Cosmetology schools in KS lay the groundwork for a smooth and quick licensing process. The Kansas Board of Cosmetology verifies your completion of 1,500 training hours and schedules your written exam and practical exam. Once you earn passing scores on these tests and pay a $45 licensing fee, you may become a licensed cosmetologist.

Education Details

You may be able to complete your beauty education in less than one year, and in that year, you can master dozens of important skills. You do have to master theory and terminology, but it's even more important to have the hands-on skills needed in a salon. That's why the Kansas Board of Cosmetology sets specific training requirements for accredited beauty schools.

Subjects Taught at Kansas Cosmetology Schools

  • Curling and waving hair
  • Arranging and styling hair
  • Hairdressing
  • Cleansing
  • Temporarily or permanently coloring hair
  • Relaxing and straightening hair
  • Cleansing and beautifying skin
  • Temporary hair removal
  • Cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, lotions, and creams

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Kansas licenses expire every two years in the month of your birthday. You must renew your license by the last day of your birth month. The cost to renew any type of beauty license is $45. Continuing education hours are only required for renewing permanent makeup artist licenses and cosmetology instructor licenses. As a permanent makeup artist, you must earn five CEUs during each renewal period. Cosmetology continuing education is always recommended to stay current in the industry.

Kansas Cosmetology Careers


Average yearly salary for cosmetology in Kansas

The sooner you get started in cosmetology, the quicker you can benefit from the industry's growth. Between 2018 and 2028, CareerOneStop predicts a 9% increase in cosmetology jobs nationally (2020). The average salary for a Kansas cosmetologist is $20,700 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019).

Cosmetology can be used in many different ways, making it a great choice for your career. If you need flexibility in your schedule, working in a salon or spa is an option to consider. With evening and weekend shifts, you may create a schedule that fits your family's needs. Since cosmetology trains you in hair, nail care, and skin care, you can specialize your career as it fits you. If you enjoy working with skin and making people look youthful, you may focus on spa services and products. If you enjoy the challenge of finding the perfect hair shade, concentrate on hair coloring. The possibilities are endless.

Contact the Kansas State Board of Cosmetology

Kansas Board of Cosmetology

The cosmetology profession in Kansas has developed in leaps and bounds, and to that end it has become an accepted way for people to create strong careers. Those who are interested consult these organizations first.

Professional Beauty Association
American Association of Cosmetology Schools


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