Bozeman, MT (population: 42,301) has one cosmetology school within its city limits. Academy of Cosmetology Inc has a total student population of 44. It is the 2442nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Montana (#1 is Carroll College).
Cosmetology students from Bozeman 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.
Bozeman lies in Gallatin county, which is one of the 36 counties in Montana. Overall, the Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area has 117,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $17.37/hr average worker wage, and a $36,120 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Academy of Cosmetology Inc ends up costing a student $11,445/yr.