Cosmetology Schools near Baltimore, MD

The "Charm City" is a great place to launch a career as a cosmetologist. Not only is it home to hundreds of highly-rated salons, but it also has a wide variety that focus on specialized services such as hair braiding, eyebrow threading, hair extensions, and more. The cost of living in Baltimore is also an advantage—it's nearly 12% less than the national average, which means your money will go farther. In May 2019, Baltimore cosmetologists earned a mean salary of $32,810 per year ($15.77 per hour). The career outlook for cosmetologists in Maryland is bright­, with a projected job growth rate of 8% between 2016 and 2026.

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Maryland requires 1,500 training hours to become a licensed cosmetologist. All the schools below will provide you with the necessary training and prepare you for the licensing exam.

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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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8660 Pulaski Highway
Baltimore, MD 21237

(443) 969-4474
Cosmetology, Barbering

29 Greenmeadow Drive
Timonium, MD 21093

(443) 275-2038
Cosmetology, Barbering, Nail Technology

6320 Ritchie Highway Suite F
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

(443) 312-9268

9616 Reistertown Road Suite 105
Owings Mills, MD 21117

(470) 615-5423

7351 Assateague Drive Suite 370
Jessup, MD 20794

(443) 661-4173
Cosmetology, Barbering

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Aveda Institute Maryland – Accredited

227 Archer Street 3639
Bel Air, MD 21014

Baltimore Studio of Hair Design – Accredited

318 North Howard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Fortis Institute - Towson – Accredited

700 York Road
Towson, MD 21204

Maryland Beauty Academy - Baltimore – Accredited

7930 Eastern Avenue Unit 5
Baltimore, MD 21224

Maryland Beauty Academy - Westminster – Accredited

10 Carroll Plaza Shopping Center
Westminster, MD 21157

Point of Excellence Beauty Academy

3616 Marriotts Lane
Windsor Mill, MD 21244
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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 Baltimore

In the Baltimore area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $2,600 – $19,650, with an average of $10,147.

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