Cosmetology Schools near Harrisburg / Lancaster / Lebanon / York, PA

Pennsylvania is an excellent place to become a cosmetologist, and the cities of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York are no exception. With Lancaster and Harrisburg being only 50 minutes apart by car with the other two towns in between, you could attend school in one of these cities and work in another with a relatively short commute. Philadelphia is also nearby, and they host dozens of beauty expos, conventions, and workshops every year. Cosmetologists in Lebanon made $29,570 per year, or $14.22 per hour, as of 2018—higher than the state average by over $7,000. In York, they made $21,740, or $10.45 per hour; Harrisburg cosmetologists made $20,580, or $9.90; and in Lancaster, they were paid $22,600, or $10.87 per hour. The state is anticipating a 10% growth in cosmetologist jobs between 2016 and 2026.

Pennsylvania requires cosmetology students to complete 1,250 hours of training, or 2,000 hours of apprenticeship, before applying for licensure. The Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York, PA, schools below will all help you gain the training hours that prepare you for exams.

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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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1000 Carlisle Street
Hanover, PA 17331

(223) 244-5869
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

3941 Jonestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17109

(223) 303-4233
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

1801 Columbia Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603

(223) 229-3014
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

1776 Quentin Road
Lebanon, PA 17042

(223) 225-7183
Cosmetology, Nail Technology

1634 Macarthur Road
Whitehall, PA 18052

Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

2592 Eastern Boulevard
York, PA 17402

Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

50 Ranck Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17602

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

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Barber and Beauty Academy of Pennsylvania

3849 -C Union Deposit Road
Harrisburg, PA 17110

DeRielle Cosmetology Academy

11-19 Railroad Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Lancaster County Career and Technology Center

1730 Hans Herr Drive
Willow Street, PA 17584

Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School

833 Metro Drive
Lebanon, PA 17042

Shears Cosmetology School – Accredited

50 Alexander Spring Road
Carlisle, PA 17015

York County School of Technology

2179 South Queen Street
York, PA 17402
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