Cosmetology Schools near Raleigh / Durham / Fayetteville, NC

If you're an aspiring cosmetologist in North Carolina, then the cities of Raleigh, Durham, or Fayetteville may appeal to you. The Raleigh-Durham area is well-known for its spas, giving you the chance to treat tourists and residents alike to relaxing, fun days of beauty. Fayetteville is so proud of their salons and barbers that they include a list of them on their tourist website. In these locations, you can meet people from all over the country, if not the world.

As of 2018, cosmetologists in Raleigh made an average of $19,780 per year ($9.61 per hour); those in Durham made $23,900 ($11.49); and those in Fayetteville earned $19,470 ($9.36). North Carolina is anticipating cosmetology jobs to grow by 17%, higher than the national average, between 2016 and 2026.

While you could choose to apprentice for 1,200 hours, North Carolina offers a traditional route to becoming a cosmetologist as well. All of the Raleigh, Durham, and Fayetteville schools below will help you earn the state-mandated 1,500 hours of training and prepare you for your written and skills tests.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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A.R.T.C. Beaute & Aesthetics College – Accredited

4853 NC Highway-55
Durham, NC 27713

Alamance Community College - Graham

1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253

Aveda Institute Chapel Hill – Accredited

201 South Estes Drive Sutie 200-B
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Beltine Education Center – Accredited

3200 Bush Street
Raleigh, NC 27609

Central Carolina Community College - Lillington – Accredited

995 East Cornelius Harnett Boulevard
Lillington, NC 27546

Central Carolina Community College - Pittsboro

764 West Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Central Carolina Community College - Sanford – Accredited

1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330

Durham Tech – Accredited

3404 North Duke Street
Durham, NC 27703

Elevate Beauty Institute – Accredited

300 East Main Street Suite 100
Durham, NC 27701

Holton Career and Resource Center – Accredited

401 North Driver Street
Durham, NC 27713

J. Evans Beauty Academy of Natural Hair

1221 South Main Street
Graham, NC 27253

Johnston Community College – Accredited

245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577

Mitchell's Academy – Accredited

1301 Buck Jones Road
Raleigh, NC 27606

Paul Mitchell The School Raleigh – Accredited

8551 Glenwood Avenue Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27612

Piedmont Community College - Roxboro – Accredited

1715 College Drive
Roxboro, NC 27573

Sherrill's University of Barber & Cosmetology – Accredited

3601 Bastion Lane
Raleigh, NC 27616

Southside Virginia Community College – Accredited

820 Bruce Street South
Boston, VA 24592

Vance Granville Community College - Creedmoor

1547 South Campus Drive
Creedmoor, NC 27522

Vance Granville Community College - Louisburg – Accredited

8100 Highway 56 West
Louisburg, NC 27549

Vance-Granville Community College

200 Community College Road
Henderson, NC 27537

Vernon Malone College and Career Academy – Accredited

2200 South Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Wake Technical Community College – Accredited

9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603

World of Excellence Beauty College – Accredited

3519 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
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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 Raleigh / Durham

In the Raleigh / Durham area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $15,500 – $22,989, with an average of $17,902.

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