Cosmetology Schools Near Charleston / Huntington, WV

If you want to become a cosmetologist in West Virginia, you can't beat the Charleston-Huntington area. Charleston and Huntington are the two largest cities in the state, which means you'll have plenty of options when pursuing your career. Charleston is also the state capital, and both male and female members of Congress will need your cosmetology skills to keep looking sharp! 

Cosmetologists in Charleston earned a mean salary of $21,720 per year ($10.44 per hour) in 2019. Career outlook for cosmetologists in West Virginia is very good: between 2016 and 2026 the number of jobs in West Virginia is expected to grow by 15%—which is higher than the national projection.

In West Virginia, cosmetologists need to complete 1,800 hours of training and pass three exams to earn licensure. The Charleston and Huntington cosmetology schools below can help you fulfill these requirements.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

Program: Cosmetology

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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Ashland Community and Technical College

1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101

Bellefonte Academy Of Beauty – Accredited

420 Bellefonte Street
Russell, KY 41169

Boone Career and Technical Center – Accredited

3505 Daniel Boone Parkway
Foster, WV 25081

Buckeye Hills Career Center – Accredited

351 Buckeye Hills Road
Thurman, OH 45685

Cabell County Career Technology Center – Accredited

1035 Norway Avenue
Huntington, WV 25705

Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training – Accredited

5659 Main Street
Thelma, KY 41260

Carver Career and Technical Education Center – Accredited

4799 Midland Drive
Charleston, WV 25306

Charleston School of Beauty Culture – Accredited

514 50th Street Southeast
Charleston, WV 25304

Huntigton School of Beauty Culture – Accredited

5636 U.S. Route 60 East Suite 2
Huntington, WV 25705

Mount Olive Correctional Complex and Jail – Accredited

1 Mountainside Way
Mount Olive, WV 25185

O C Collins Career Center – Accredited

11627 State Route 243
Chesapeake, OH 45619

Paramount Beauty Academy – Accredited

1745 11th Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Scioto County Career Technical Center – Accredited

951 Vern Riffe Drive
Lucasville, OH 45648

South Eastern Beauty Academy – Accredited

318 Second Street
Paintsville, KY 41240

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College – Accredited

100 College Drive
Logan, WV 25601

The Palm Beauty Academy – Accredited

314 Goff Mountain Road Suite 2
Cross Lanes, WV 25313
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