Cosmetology Schools in Utah

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3695 South Redwood Road
West Valley City, UT 84119

(801) 281-6708
Barbering, Cosmetology
Avalon Institute – Accredited

1992 West Antelope Drive
Layton, UT 84041

(801) 614-5040
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry

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American Beauty Academy – Accredited

87 West 600 South
Payson, UT 84651

Aveda Institute – Accredited

210 North University Avenue
Provo, UT 84601

Bonnie Joseph Academy of Cosmetology & Barbering – Accredited

164 South Main Street
Heber City, UT 84032

Bridgerland Technical College – Accredited

1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Cameo College of Essential Beauty – Accredited

124 East 5770 South
Murray, UT 84107

Canyons Technical Education Center – Accredited

825 East 9085 South
Sandy, UT 84094

Collectiv Academy – Accredited

10301 South 1300 East
Sandy, UT 84094

Davis Technical College – Accredited

550 East 300 South
Kaysville, UT 84037

Esteem Academy of Beauty – Accredited

1682 East 5600 South
Ogden, UT 84403

Evans Hairstyling College – Accredited

169 North 100 West
Cedar City, UT 84720

Evans Hairstyling College – Accredited

284 West 200 North
Lindon, UT 84042

Evans Hairstyling College – Accredited

1028 East Tabernacle
Saint George, UT 84770

Forum Academy of Cosmetology & Aesthetics – Accredited

648 East State Road Suite L
American Fork, UT 84003

Mandalyn Academy – Accredited

648 East State Road Unit B
American Fork, UT 84003

New Horizons Beauty College – Accredited

550 North Main Suite #115
Logan, UT 84321

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

1969 East Murray Holladay Road
Holladay, UT 84117

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

1300 North Main Street Suite #1136
Logan, UT 84321

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

2285 Grant Avenue
Ogden, UT 84401

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

480 North 900 East
Provo, UT 84606

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

1487 South Silicon Way
St. George, UT 84770

Renaissance Academie – Accredited

1460 North Moonriver Drive
Provo, UT 84604

Snow College

150 East College Avenue
Ephraim, UT 84627

Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

2035 North 550 West
Provo, UT 84604

Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

2214 East Riverside Drive
St. George, UT 84790

Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

9052 South 1510 West
West Jordan, UT 84088

The Beauty College – Accredited

341 East Main Street
Vernal, UT 84066

Tooele Technical College – Accredited

88 South Tooele Boulevard
Tooele, UT 84074

Top Nails & Hair Beauty School – Accredited

1735 West 5400 South
Taylorsville, UT 84118

Utah State University

Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322

Medspa Academies

10714 South River Front Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095

Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design

539 West University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058
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How to Become a Cosmetologist in Utah

Utah Cosmetology Careers At a Glance
  • 1,600 education hours or 2,500 apprentice hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for cosmetologists in Utah is $26,060 ($12.53/hour). This is lower than the national average of $26,090 ($12.54/hour).
  • There is a predicted 34% job increase between 2016-2026 for cosmetologists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 9%.

Have you always wanted to work in beauty and turn your love of style into a career? This is the time to get started.

Utah salons, spas, and nail shops serve people of all ages and styles, giving you the chance to help people feel better about themselves and look their best.

State License Requirements

1,600 Education Hours OR 2,500 Apprentice Hours

Required to earn a cosmetology license

To become a licensed cosmetologist, contact the Utah Division of Professional Licensing. They verify that you've completed at least 1,600 hours of cosmetology training at an accredited facility. You must pay the $87 examination fee before taking your written test and your skills test. After passing both tests, you may become licensed.

Education Details

Attending beauty school in Utah may help you get one step closer to achieving your career goals. Utah schools explore trends and techniques, both classic styles and more modern developments. Choosing an approved school is key, since these schools meet Utah's curricular requirements.

Topics Taught At Cosmetology Schools in Utah

  • History of cosmetology
  • Client and salon safety
  • Sanitation and sterilization
  • Business and salon management
  • Professional image and ethics
  • Diseases and disorders of the hair, skin, and nails Implements, tools, and equipment for cosmetology
  • Hair, skin, and scalp analysis
  • Exfoliation
  • Chemistry for cosmetology
  • Wet and thermal styling
  • Permanent waving
  • Hair coloring
  • Chemical hair relaxing
  • Thermal hair straightening Haircuts, including draping, clipper variations, and scissor cutting
  • Manual and mechanical skin treatments
  • Nail art
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Artificial nail techniques

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Utah cosmetology license renewal is required every two years on September 30. The renewal fee for beauty practitioner licenses is $52. Utah does not currently require cosmetology continuing education hours to renew licenses, but CEUs are always recommended to stay current in the industry.

Utah Cosmetology Careers


Average yearly salary for cosmetology in Utah

The future of this field is bright. From 2016 through 2026, O*Net anticipates a 34% increase in cosmetology job openings (2019). This far outpaces the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an average salary of $26,060 per year for Utah cosmetologists (2020).

Cosmetology is one of the most flexible fields in the country, so why wouldn't you want to get started as soon as possible? Since salons and spas are open outside standard business hours, you may have options in terms of your work schedule. Whether you want to work in a standalone salon, a mall nail salon, or a spa, you may find the beauty industry very fulfilling.

Contact the Utah State Board of Cosmetology

Utah Department of Commerce Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

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