Pennsylvania contains 33 schools that offer beauty programs. Altoona Beauty School Inc, the highest-ranking beauty school in PA, has a total student population of 70 and is the 823rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 33 beauty schools in Pennsylvania, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg comes out as the most expensive ($30,120/yr), with Laurel Business Institute as the lowest recorded at only $5,596/yr.
Beauty students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 23,670 employed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists earning an average yearly salary of $24,740. Skin care specialists in this state earn $22,890/yr and there are 1,550 employed.
Also, within the beauty schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from beauty, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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