Cosmetology Schools near Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN

If you're a Minnesotan hoping to become a cosmetologist, Minneapolis could be a great place to begin. While there are, of course, many salons and beauty supply businesses, the city may be perfect for those who want to work performing arts makeup without paying New York City rent—Minneapolis' theatre district is bustling. In fact, the state as a whole boasts the second-highest number of live theatre seats per capita in the country. The city paid cosmetologists a mean salary of $34,520 per year ($16.59 per hour) as of 2018—about $3,000 more than the national average. Minnesota is anticipating a 7% growth in cosmetology careers between 2016 and 2026 as well.

The Minneapolis cosmetology schools below will all help you achieve your state-required 1,550 training hours and prepare you for your skills and written tests.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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400 Central Avenue Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55414

(612) 331-1400
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy

9749 Lyndale Avenue
Bloomington, MN 55420

(859) 283-2690
Cosmetology, Esthetics

8205 University Avenue
Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

(763) 717-1903
Cosmetology, Teacher Training

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Atelier Academy – Accredited

1413 Main Street
Hopkins, MN 55343

Bloomington Career & College Academy – Accredited

8800 Queen Avenue South Suite 219
Bloomington, MN 55431

Century College – Accredited

3300 Century Avenue North
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Embellish Beauty School

1700 Hamline Avenue North
Roseville, MN 55113

Hastings Beauty School – Accredited

221 2nd Street East
Hastings, MN 55033

Lavish Beauty School – Accredited

10 Southdale Center
Edina, MN 55435

Minnesota Brow Lash & Medspa Academy – Accredited

5841 Cedar Lake Road 200-211
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Minnesota School of Beauty – Accredited

20186 Heritage Drive
Lakeville, MN 55044

Minnesota State College Southeast - Red Wing

308 Pioneer Road
Red Wing, MN 55066

Nova Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

1750 Weir Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125

PCI Academy - Plymouth – Accredited

4315 Peony Lane North
Plymouth, MN 55446

Rocco Altobelli Salon – Accredited

665 Snelling Avenue South
Saint Paul, MN 55116

Saint Paul College - Saint Paul – Accredited

235 Marshall Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Salon and Spa Professional Association – Accredited

2626 East 82nd Street 340
Bloomington, MN 55425

Southwest Metro Intermediate District 288 – Accredited

4601 Dean Lakes Boulevard
Shakopee, MN 55379

The Atelier Academy of Beauty

1413 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343

The Salon Professional Academy - Maplewood – Accredited

3000 White Bear Avenue
Maplewood, MN 55109

Wright Technical Center – Accredited

1405 3rd Avenue Northeast
Buffalo, MN 55313
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Cost of Cosmetology Schools in Minneapolis / St. Paul

In the Minneapolis / St. Paul area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $17,050 – $23,888, with an average of $20,733.

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