North Carolina contains 28 schools that offer beauty programs. Hairstyling Institute of Charlotte Inc, the highest-ranking beauty school in NC, has a total student population of 69 and is the 901st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 beauty schools in North Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Empire Beauty School-Concord comes out as the most expensive ($32,052/yr), with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest recorded at only $76/yr.
Beauty students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 7,420 employed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists earning an average yearly salary of $24,820. Skin care specialists in this state earn $34,800/yr and there are 630 employed.
Also, within the beauty schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from beauty, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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