Killeen has a general population of 86,911 and an overall student population of 24,133. Approximately 24,133 of Killeen's students are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Killeen's largest cosmetology school is Central Texas College. In 2010, Central Texas College graduated approximately 45 students from its cosmetology program.
A total of 45 students graduated with credentials in cosmetology from cosmetology schools in Killeen in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Killeen's cosmetology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,489 per year in instate tuition and $13,069 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,575 for cosmetology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,639 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,692.
If you plan on staying in Killeen after graduating from cosmetology school, you should know that job prospects for cosmetologists in Killeen, which is the most popular cosmetology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 72 cosmetologists in Texas were working in the greater Killeen area. By the year 2018, the number of cosmetologists is expected to increase by 19% in Killeen. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for cosmetologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a cosmetologist in Killeen is $21,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for cosmetologists.