Dubuque, IA (population: 57,153) has one cosmetology school within its city limits. Capri College has a total student population of 170. It is the 846th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Cosmetology students from Dubuque schools who go on to become cosmetologists, hair stylists, barbers, skin care specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 349,210 people working as hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $27,070. Also, Manicurists and pedicurists make on average $22,150 per year and there are about 53,020 of them employed in the US today.
Dubuque lies in Dubuque county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Dubuque area has 51,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,570 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Capri College ends up costing a student $15,520/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dubuque|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||62.2 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||68.8 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||72.7 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||89.6 miles|
|La Crosse||WI||50,893||3||27.5304||229||95.9 miles|