Cosmetology Schools near Knoxville, TN

If you want to become a cosmetologist in Tennessee, Knoxville could be a great place to begin.U.S. News & World Report listed Knoxville as one of the top 125 best places to live in the country. It's most desirable features: a low cost of living, proximity to the Great Smokey Mountains, and a small-town feel with all the amenities of a big city. These amenities include hundreds of hair salons, with specialty shops for services such as hair braiding, hair extensions, and hair loss. In May 2019, the average salary for cosmetologists in Knoxville was $29,560 per year ($14.21 per hour). The job growth projection for cosmetologists in the state is 25% between 2016 and 2026—nearly three times the national average.

To become licensed as a cosmetologist in Tennessee, you need to complete 1,500 training hours and pass two exams. All of the schools below can help you fulfill these requirements.

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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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Crown School of Trades and Technology – Accredited

2307 West Beaver Creek Drive
Powell, TN 37849

Douglas J Aveda Institute - Knoxville – Accredited

516 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Halo School of Cosmetology – Accredited

210 East Economy Road
Morristown, TN 37814

Paul Mitchell The School Knoxville – Accredited

8380 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

Sandra Academy of Salon Services – Accredited

907 Main Street
New Tazewell, TN 37825

Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

409 Sweetwater Vonore Road
Sweetwater, TN 37874

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Harriman – Accredited

1745 Harriman Highway
Harriman, TN 37748

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Huntsville – Accredited

355 Scott High Drive
Huntsville, TN 37756

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Jacksboro – Accredited

265 Elkins Road
Jacksboro, TN 37757

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Knoxville – Accredited

1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Morristown – Accredited

821 West Louise Avenue
Morristown, TN 37813

Tennessee Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

2438 East Andrew Johnson Highway
Morristown, TN 37814

Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville – Accredited

4704 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921
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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 Knoxville

In the Knoxville area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $2,100 – $16,500, with an average of $8,051.

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