Cosmetology Schools near Boston, MA / Manchester, NH

If you want to become a cosmetologist in New England, look at schools in Boston, MA or Manchester, NH. Cosmetologists in the Boston metro—including Cambridge, MA, and Nashua, NH—earned an average salary of $37,220 ($17.90 per hour) in 2018, which is around $13,000 more than the national average. Cosmetology jobs in MA are expected to grow by 9%, the national average. Cosmetologists in the Manchester, NH, area made $23,800 ($11.44 per hour) that same year. While the salary may be lower, the expected job growth is higher at 13%.

In Massachusetts, you must complete 1,000 hours of training and pass written and skills exams. New Hampshire expects 1,500 hours of training if going the traditional route (as opposed to their apprenticeship option), as well as tests like Massachusetts'. The schools below will fulfill the cosmetology requirements for their respective states.

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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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Alexander Academy – Accredited

55 Massachusetts Avenue
Lunenburg, MA 01462

Cosmix School of Beauty Sciences

181 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752

Flavia Leal Academy - Everett

20 Chelsea Street
Everett, MA 2149

Flavia Leal Academy - Woburn

36 Cummings Park
Woburn, MA 1801

Jupiter Beauty Academy – Accredited

95 Freeport Street
Boston, MA 02122

Lincoln Technical Institute - Somerville – Accredited

5 Middlesex Avenue
Somerville, MA 02145

Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute – Accredited

136 Central Street
Lowell, MA 01852

New England Hair Academy – Accredited

110 Florence Street Suite 203
Malden, MA 2148

North Shore Community College

1 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA 01923

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy - Braintree – Accredited

727A Granite Street
Braintree, MA 02184
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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 Boston

In the Boston area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $9,341 – $17,000, with an average of $13,426.

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