Massachusetts contains four schools that offer beauty programs. Massachusetts School of Barbering, the highest-ranking beauty school in MA, has a total student population of 81 and is the 2192nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 beauty schools in Massachusetts, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rob Roy Academy comes out as the most expensive ($18,840/yr), with Massachusetts School of Barbering as the lowest recorded at only $12,976/yr.
Beauty students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become aestheticians, hair stylists, hairdressers, hairstylists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,210 people working as skin care specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $31,990. Also, Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists make on average $27,070 per year and there are about 349,210 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 10,190 employed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists earning an average yearly salary of $30,230. Skin care specialists in this state earn $36,660/yr and there are 1,140 employed.
Also, within the beauty schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from beauty, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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