Cosmetology Schools and Careers in Baton Rouge

There are many places where cosmetologists can work in and around Baton Rouge. As of 2020, Baton Rouge has a population of just over 220,000 and nearly 400 salons and spas—that's approximately one per every 550 people! Additionally, with 67 wedding venues within 25 miles of Baton Rouge, there could be many opportunities to be a mobile cosmetologist. If working in a retail salon environment sounds best to you, Baton Rouge is home to the largest mall in the state, the Mall of Louisiana, which has several department stores and cosmetics businesses.

In Baton Rouge, cosmetologists made a mean salary of $25,640 per year, or $12.32 per hour, in 2018. The city has a lower than average cost of living compared to other areas in the United States. In Louisiana, cosmetologist jobs are also growing at a tremendous rate of 11% between 2016 and 2026, making this a great time to begin your career. All the schools below meet your state-required 1500 hours of experience, getting you into your new and exciting career.

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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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2834 South Sherwood Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

(225) 295-1435
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Teacher Training

102 East Thomas Street
Hammond, LA 70403

(985) 520-4124
Cosmetology, Esthetics

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Baton Rouge Community College

201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Compass Career College – Accredited

42353 Deluxe Plaza Suite 16
Hammond, LA 70403

Denham Springs Beauty College – Accredited

923 Florida Avenue Southest
Denham Springs, LA 70726

Denham Springs Beauty School – Accredited

923 Florida Boulevard Southeast
Denham Springs, LA 70726

LaSalle Tech - Baton Rouge – Accredited

5921 Bluebonnet Boulevard Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70836

Paul Mitchell The School Baton Rouge – Accredited

12158 Coursey Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Richport Technical College – Accredited

5921 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70836
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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 Baton Rouge

In the Baton Rouge area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $14,750 – $19,500, with an average of $16,702.

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