Popular Hairdressing Schools in the U.S.

It is good to compare and contrast some factors before choosing which school or program is right for someone to attend. Factors such as accreditation, location, the cost of attendance, the variety of courses offered and class size make a school be popularly known. The following hairdressing schools are the most popular in the U.S.

American National College

This college delivers one of the best cosmetology programs. These programs include shampoo and Related Theory, chemistry, cold waving & related theory, manicuring & related theory, Hair Cutting, Styling & related theory among many other courses. It allows students to take classes when it’s convenient for them, some take during the day, others at evening and even during weekends.

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Florida College

They offer services such as hair, nail, makeup and some care. They also allow students to cut color and style hair. Safety and sanitation is what Florida considers most. Only one requires 1200 hours to take written and practical exams at this school.

Washington College

It enables students in having the basics of beauty services such as cut, color and style hair, do a manicure, creative nail art, and pedicure. Students also learn to do both creative and basic makeup looks and also by helping a client with their basic skin care needs. Student anticipates learning about color theory, the chemistry of beauty product, anatomy and physiology among many other courses. A student must complete 1600 hours of training and be equipped to pursue jobs as hairstylists, hair colorists, nails techs and make-ups as a career option.

Virginia School of Hair Design

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It produces quality professionals; their course length is divided into practical and classroom instruction. The curriculum is delivered through a hand-on-learning process. Students’ gain knowledge in various fields such as hair cutting, shaving, shampooing, conditioning, hair styling, chemicals, and coloring.

Maine hairdressing school


This school enables students to have knowledge, technique, and creativity so that they can satisfy their clients about the services they will offer to them. Anatomy and physiology are taught as well as color theory and hair color.

Mid-state Technical College

This school offers diploma programs. It also has special opportunities for students, the students can provide hairdressing services to local pageant contestants and also job shadow services to with industry professionals.

Georgia Empire Beauty School


They offer courses such as creative hairstylists, esthetician, and make-up artist and nail technician. Students learn from experienced educators by the use of the latest and modern educational technology. The school enables students to apply techniques, skill and also knowledge to their real clients within the schools’ salons under the supervision of their educators.

Ohio State Beauty Academy

The primary goal of this school is to provide the training necessary to their students to complete the course satisfactorily and satisfy their clients. Their educator strives to enhance confidence and positive attitude by offering extensive training to the students. Their classrooms are spacious; this enables students to perform clinics function such as spa treatments including personalized facials, spa manicure and pedicure not forgetting head-to-toe nourishing body wraps.

Utah Beauty & Hairdressing College

This school offers cosmetology programs where their students can learn about art & science design, makeup, nails and many things. Esthetics programs are also offered which train in a wide range of skin care, hair removal, and makeup procedures to help client have the best hair show-up. Also in Basic Esthetics programs, a student specializes in face, body and nail treatment, and it only takes one 16 weeks t learn about these.

I’ve been working as a hairdresser for more than ten years now. It’s one of the best jobs and one of the worst jobs in the world. I know that you could say that about every job in some ways, but I really do think that those of us who decided to cut hair for a living are in a very special place in that regard.

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