Cosmetology Schools Near El Paso / Las Cruces

If you want to become a cosmetologist in Texas or New Mexico, El Paso and Las Cruces are fabulous places to start. Both places are popular with tourists, thanks to Las Cruces' and El Paso's unique outdoor activities, art scenes, and more. This means you won't just get to make residents look their best, but you'll get to work with people from all over.

In 2019, cosmetologists in El Paso earned a mean salary of $23,310 per year ($11.21 per hour), and those in New Mexico made $23,870 ($11.48). Both states are expecting cosmetology jobs to increase between 2016 and 2025, with Texas anticipating a growth of 19% and New Mexico projecting an upswing of 7% between 2016 and 2026.

Before you can work in either state, you need to earn a cosmetology license. Texas requires cosmetologists to complete 1,500 hours of training, while New Mexico mandates 1,600 hours. In either state, you need to pass both a written and a skills test. The El Paso and Las Cruces cosmetology schools below can all help you on your way.

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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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1580 George Dieter Drive Suite 207
El Paso, TX 79936

(915) 213-0470
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology

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Center For Career & Technology Education – Accredited

1170 North Walnut Street
El Paso, TX 79930

Clint High School – Accredited

13890 Alameda Avenue
Clint, TX 79836

Eastlake High School – Accredited

13000 Emerald Pass Avenue
El Paso, TX 79928

El Dorado High School – Accredited

12401 Edgemere Boulevard
El Paso, TX 79938

El Paso Community College

9050 Viscount Boulevard
El Paso, TX 79925

Glitz School of Cosmetology – Accredited

2460 Missouri Avenue
Las Cruces, NM 88001

Horizon High School – Accredited

14651 Horizon Boulevard
El Paso, TX 79928

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty - El Paso – Accredited

750 Sunland Park Drive
El Paso, TX 79912

Montana Barber Institute – Accredited

1920 North Zaragoza Suites 101 - 103
El Paso, TX 79938

Montwood High School – Accredited

12000 Montwood Drive
El Paso, TX 79936

Olympian Academy of Cosmetology - Las Cruces – Accredited

1460 Missouri Avenue Suite 5
Las Cruces, NM 88001

Pebble Hills High School – Accredited

14400 Pebble Hills Boulevard
El Paso, TX 79938

Pipo Academy Of Hair Design – Accredited

3000 Pershing Drive
El Paso, TX 79903

Socorro High School – Accredited

10150 Alameda Avenue
El Paso, TX 79927

Tri-State Cosmetology Institute – Accredited

1120 Vista de Oro Drive
El Paso, TX 79935

Trucco Beauty Institute – Accredited

11385 James Watt Drive Suite B 44053
El Paso, TX 79936
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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 El Paso / Las Cruces

In the El Paso / Las Cruces area, the range of reported Cosmetology schools runs from $7,025 – $17,125, with an average of $14,077.


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