The Best Cosmetology Schools in Texas

Let me guess–you were born knowing how to braid.

You are drawn to all things sparkly, bright and on-trend and you can’t stop re-pinning awesome hair and nail trends to incorporate into yours and your friends’ looks. After considering a few options, you are finally going to live your dream as a cosmetologist. The thing is, how do you know how you are going to get the best training? We know it can be a lot to consider, so thankfully, we pulled together a list of the best cosmetology schools in Texas by city. Got questions or want to talk more about a career in cosmetology? Give us a call at 844-783-6569.

Austin

Baldwin Beauty School

Accreditation: accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

Job Placement Rate: 84%

Fab Fact: Baldwin Beauty School boasts most graduates of any other beauty school in Austin and has a stylist mentoring program too.

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Brownsville

Southern Careers Institute – Brownsville

Accreditation: Council on Occupational Education (COE)

Job Placement Rate: 93%

Fab Fact: SCI Brownsville’s salon, Southern Star Salon, has special deals and offers throughout the week for up to 50% off. It’s rumored the radio crew at Wild104 comes and hangs out every once in awhile.

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Houston

Paul Mitchell The School Houston

Accreditation: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS)

Job Placement Rate: 83%

Fab Fact: They put the FUN in fundraising! In fact, since 2004, Paul Mitchell Schools throughout the country have raised over $18 million for charities via their FUNraising events in their communities and around the world.

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Dallas

Aveda Institute Dallas

Accreditation: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS)

Job Placement Rate: 74%

Fab Fact: The students go out and do fun activities they call Camp Aveda – spin classes, yoga, hand rituals, and hula hooping to encourage team bonding.

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San Antonio

Southern Careers Institute – San Antonio

Accreditation: Council on Occupational Education (COE)

Job Placement Rate: 93%

Fab Fact: After being closed for the last couple years, Southern Star Salon San Antonio has just been reopened and remodeled with a fresh coat of paint and upgraded spa chairs! Conveniently located right next to SCI San Antonio South where the rest of the SCI team works, including the career services team which as a graduate, you have access to for life.

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There are a lot of beauty schools, and a lot of them look the part. But what you really want to do is your research on what is going to be the right choice for you. There are a lot of different factors to consider, but whatever you do, make sure you go to a place that has a great job placement rate of its graduates and is an accredited institution such as Southern Careers Institute. The last thing you want to do is graduate with faulty credentials and no leads or know-how to get a career as a nail technician, manicurist, hair stylist or future salon owner.

 


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