Emory, VA has nineteen cosmetology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology, the highest ranked school in this group with a cosmetology program, has a total student population of 66. It is the 1242nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 37th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Cosmetology students from Emory 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.
Of the 19 cosmetology schools with a 100-mile radius of Emory, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology comes out as the most expensive ($24,300/yr) for cosmetology students, with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $1,483/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Emory|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||42.2 miles|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||74.5 miles|