West Virginia contains four schools that offer beauty programs. Morgantown Beauty College Inc, the highest-ranking beauty school in WV, has a total student population of 27 and is the 2515th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 beauty schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Morgantown Beauty College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($13,806/yr), with Valley Beauty School as the lowest recorded at only $11,124/yr.
Beauty students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 1,640 employed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists earning an average yearly salary of $20,780. Skin care specialists in this state earn $26,620/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the beauty schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from beauty, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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