Rhode Island contains five schools that offer cosmetology programs. Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island, the highest-ranking cosmetology school in RI, has a total student population of 274 and is the 1982nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 cosmetology schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island comes out as the most expensive ($33,984/yr), with Lincoln Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $23,639/yr.
Cosmetology students from Rhode Island 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. In fact, in the Rhode Island alone, there are 200 employed manicurists and pedicurists earning an average yearly salary of $22,470. Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists in this state earn $27,800/yr and there are 1,320 employed.
Also, within the cosmetology schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from cosmetology, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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