Cosmetology Schools near Columbus, OH

If you want to become a cosmetologist in Ohio, Columbus could be a great place for you. There are dozens of salons and spas and 36 wedding venues within five miles of the city center, along with several professional theatres, so you could take your cosmetology career in a variety of directions.

In 2018, Columbus cosmetologists made an average of $23,620 per year, or $11,36 per hour, while the top 10% earned $48,800 per year. Between 2016 and 2026, the state is anticipating job growth for cosmetologists to be 12%, higher than the national average.

Ohio requires 1,500 hours for cosmetology licensure or 300 hours for hairstyling alone. The programs below can all help you get your hours, pass your exams, and achieve your career goals.

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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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50 West Powell Road
Lewis Center, OH 43035

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Aveda Institute Columbus – Accredited

889 Bethel Road
Columbus, OH 43214

C-TEC – Accredited

150 Price Road
Newark, OH 43055

Capital City Career Prep High School – Accredited

2400 South Hamilton Road
Columbus, OH 43232

Columbus City School Adult and Community Education – Accredited

2323 Lexington Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211

Columbus Downtown High School – Accredited

364 South 4th Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Delaware Area Career Center – Accredited

1610 Street Route 521
Delaware, OH 43015

Eastland Career Center – Accredited

4465 South Hamilton Road
Groveport, OH 43125

Eastland Fairfield Career and Technical Schools – Accredited

4300 Amalgamated Place
Groveport, OH 43125

Fairfield Career Center – Accredited

3985 Coonpath Road
Carroll, OH 43112

Glass Cuts Beauty Academy – Accredited

2013 East Dublin Granville Road
Columbus, OH 43229

Hair Academy – Accredited

144 Consumer Drive
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Knox County Career Center – Accredited

306 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Knox Technical Center – Accredited

308 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Lancaster High School - Lancaster, OH – Accredited

1312 Granville Pike
Lancaster, OH 43130

Mason Anthony School of Cosmetology – Accredited

6363 Presidential Gateway
Columbus, OH 43231

New Directions Beauty Institute – Accredited

4390 Karl Road
Columbus, OH 43224

Ohio State School of Cosmetology - Canal Winchester – Accredited

6077 Gender Road
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Ohio State School of Cosmetology - Columbus – Accredited

5050 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43214

Ohio State School of Cosmetology - Heath – Accredited

789 Hebron Road Suite J
Heath, OH 43056

Ohio State School of Cosmetology - Marion – Accredited

137 East Center Street
Marion, OH 43302

Paul Mitchell The School Columbus – Accredited

3000 Morse Road
Columbus, OH 43231

Pickaway Ross Career & Tech Center – Accredited

895 Crouse Chapel Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601

South-Western Career Academy – Accredited

4750 Big Run South Road
Grove City, OH 43123

The Class Act School of Cosmetology – Accredited

49 East Main Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Tolles Career & Technical Center – Accredited

7877 Route 42 Northeast
Plain City, OH 43064

Tri-Rivers Career Center & Center for Adult Education – Accredited

2222 Marion-Mt Gilead Road
Marion, OH 43302
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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 Columbus

In the Columbus area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $18,045 – $24,550, with an average of $21,992.

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