Cosmetology Schools near Grand Rapids / Kalamazoo / Battle Creek, MI

If you hope to begin a career in cosmetology in Michigan, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, or Battle Creek may be great places to start. Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo are considered two of the best places to live in the state, and Battle Creek is one of the top 200 cities for doing business in the country. As of 2019, Grand Rapids cosmetologists earned a mean salary of $31,120 per year ($14.96 per hour). Those in Kalamazoo earned $32,880 ($15.81), and Battle Creek cosmetologists made $24,200 ($11.64). Michigan anticipates the number of cosmetology jobs to grow by 12% between 2016 and 2026, which is 3% higher than the national expectation.

Michigan requires cosmetologists to complete 1,500 hours of training or two years of an apprenticeship and pass two tests to earn licensure. If you opt for the training route, the schools below can all help you on your way.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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138 Commerce Avenue Southwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(877) 311-8957
Cosmetology, Esthetics

455 Standale Plaza Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

(616) 735-9680

6091 Constitution Boulevard
Portage, MI 49024

(269) 220-7823
Cosmetology, Teacher Training

3583 Alpine Avenue Northwest
Walker, MI 49544

(616) 349-7026
Cosmetology, Teacher Training

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Careerline Tech Center

13663 Port Sheldon Street
Holland, MI 49424

French Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

111 West Exchange Street Suite A
Spring Lake, MI 49456

Hillsdale Beauty College - Coldwater

440 Marshall Street
Coldwater, MI 49036

Hillsdale Beauty College - Hillsdale – Accredited

64 Waldron Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242

Mosley School of Cosmetology – Accredited

4454 Breton Road Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Nuvo College of Cosmetology – Accredited

919 West Norton Avenue
Norton Shores, MI 49441

Paul Mitchell The School Grand Rapids – Accredited

2855 29th Street Southeast Suite B
Kentwood, MI 49512

The Salon Professional Academy - Battle Creek – Accredited

1416 West Columbia Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49015

The Salon Professional Academy - Holland – Accredited

2975 West Shore Drive
Holland, MI 49424

Tulip City Beauty College – Accredited

500 East 8th Street 500
Holland, MI 49423

Tulip City Beauty School

7321 Heritage Square Drive
Holland, MI 49423

West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty

3200 South Westnedge Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Wright Beauty Academy

1555 West Columbia Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49015
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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 Grand Rapids / Kalamazoo / Battle Creek

In the Grand Rapids / Kalamazoo / Battle Creek area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $14,905 – $22,500, with an average of $18,592.

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