Texas is home to over 45 cosmetology schools that specialize in cosmetology. From larger cities like Dallas, Austin or Houston to some of the smaller rural or suburban locations like Addison, Wichita Falls, or Shenandoah, the options for cosmetology schools in Texas are vast!
You do need training to become a licensed cosmetologist in Texas, so if you are interested, be sure to research what school might be best for you.
According to O*Net.com, cosmetologists in Texas can make a median salary of $21,400 per year. However, top cosmetologists can earn in the range of $43,700. Your potential for income will depend on a variety of factors, including where you live, where you choose to work, and how many hours a week you work.
BeautySchools.com has relationships with over 45 cosmetology schools in Texas (pretty much all of them!), and can help you get directly connected with them to figure out what program and campus might be right for you. Becoming a cosmetologist is more than doing hair and makeup. It’s a career that rewards you with a variety of clients that can enrich your life and become loyal to your services. Imagine how good you can feel being the preferred cosmetologist of several people who you enjoy pampering!
According to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas is one of the top five states for employment of cosmetologists!
Cosmetology Licensing Requirements for Texas Professionals
If you want to practice cosmetology in the state of Texas, you are required to complete a minimum of 1,500 hours of training, get training from a licensed school, and pass the exam, according to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations.
Below we have provided a list of licensed cosmetology schools in Texas as a resource for you to begin your education!
We recommend contacting multiple schools to provide yourself with some options. Make sure you gather information from each school and take tuition, graduation, employment placement, and location into consideration. Also be sure to visit the school – you can gather quite a bit of information on the web and over the phone, but nothing beats stepping foot into the building to see how you will fit in!
While you train to become a professional cosmetologist, you can expect to take a wide variety of courses. By the time you graduate, you should be able to:
– Cut, style, and color hair for women, men, and younger kids
– Perform nail technician skills, such as manicures and pedicures
– Practice basic skin care techniques
– Apply professional level makeup artistry
– Learn business skills, including salon management
Of course, every program is different, so it’s important to write down your goals to discuss with each school. Make sure you know where you want your career in cosmetology to take you. If owning your own salon or moving into management is important to you, then make sure those skills will be covered in class.
We have direct relationships with over 45 cosmetology schools in Texas, so you can quickly learn about all the programs that you are interested in!
Just click on the “Request Information” button and submit some minor information to the school. They will get in touch with you to chat about what programs might make the most sense for you and what you want to do long-term in the cosmetology industry. As a rule of thumb, you should send your information to a 3-4 schools so you can figure out which program and campus would be right for you.
LIST OF ALL COSMETOLOGY SCHOOLS IN TEXAS
Salon Boutique Academy Addison, TX
Exposito School of Hair Design Amarillo, TX
Milan Institute of Cosmetology Amarillo, TX
I.T.S. Academy of Beauty Arlington, TX
Ogle School of Hair Skin Nails Arlington, TX
Aveda Institute Austin Austin, TX
Avenue Five Institute Austin, TX
Nuvani Institute North (S.W. School of Business & Technical Career) Austin, TX
Nuvani Institute South (S.W. School of Business & Technical Career) Austin, TX
Duvalls School of Cosmetology Bedford, TX
Natural Images Beauty College Clute, TX
Aveda Institute Dallas Dallas, TX
Ogle School of Hair Skin Nails Dallas, TX
Tint School of Makeup and Cosmetology Dallas, TX
TONI&GUY Academy Dallas , TX
Remington College Dallas (Garland) Dallas Area / Garland, TX
Ogle School of Hair, Skin, and Nails Denton, TX
Milan Institute of Cosmetology El Paso El Paso, TX
Bella Institute of Permanent Cosmetics Fort Worth, TX
Ogle School of Hair Skin Nails Fort Worth, TX
Tint School of Makeup and Cosmetology Grand Prairie, TX
Remington College Houston (Westchase) Houston, TX
Remington College North Houston (Greenspoint) Houston, TX
Ogle School of Hair, Skin, and Nails Houston Stafford, TX
Ogle School of Hair Skin Nails Hurst, TX
Tint School of Makeup and Cosmetology Irving, TX
Vista College Killeen, TX
Vista College Lubbock, TX
Ogle School of Hair Skin Nails North Dallas, TX
Ogle School of Hair Skin Nails San Antonio, TX
Quest College San Antonio, TX
Milan Institute San Antonio (Ingram Park), TX
Milan Institute of Cosmetology San Antonio (South), TX
Milan Institute of Cosmetology San Antonio (Windcrest), TX
Total Transformation Institute of Cosmetology San Marcos, TX
Aveda Institute Houston Shenandoah, TX
Remington College Houston Southeast (Webster) Webster, TX