Best 23 Esthetician Schools in New York for 2023

Discover the best esthetician schools in New York, as ranked by the Beauty Schools Directory team with the latest data available for 2023.

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Top Esthetician Schools in New York

#1 - Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics, Skin Care and Makeup
#2 - Aesthetic Science Institute
#3 - Arrojo Cosmetology School
#4 - Erie Boces
#5 - Grace International Beauty School

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3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  94.70%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  94.30%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  93.50%
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3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  93.50%
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3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  92.60%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  92.30%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  91.90%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  89.70%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  85.80%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  84.40%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  82.70%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  82.50%
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3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  82.30%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  81.00%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  80.00%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  79.80%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  78.10%
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3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  75.80%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  72.20%
3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  71.20%
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3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  68.90%
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3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  58.50%
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3-Year Average Graduation Rate
2018 – 2020 average:  53.00%
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How We Ranked New York Esthetician Programs

The selected esthetician schools are accredited or state-approved to provide esthetician programming according to the licensing requirements in the state. We researched schools that qualified as Title IV institutions and had an average of at least 25 students enrolled in the most recent 3 years of available data (2019 - 2021). These schools are all within 50 miles of a major city center and had a weighted 3-year average graduation rate (2018, 2019, and 2020, the most recent publicly available as of press time) greater than 50%. After filtering for those requirements, we sorted the remaining programs by the highest weighted average graduation rate to determine the top 23 esthetician schools in New York.

Graduation rate and student enrollment data are from the U.S. Department of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) reports. Certain schools may be omitted from the Beauty Schools Directory ranking, particularly if their IPEDS self-reported data are missing key information. Many excellent educational institutions may as a result not be represented on these rankings of top esthetician schools.

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This program ranking and others on our site were created by Beauty Schools Directory editorial staff based on both proprietary and publicly available data points. In providing this information for our readers, our team makes editorial decisions independent from any commercial partnerships with any educational institution.

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