Waco has a general population of 113,726 and an overall student population of 31,041. Approximately 9,128 of Waco's students are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
The largest cosmetology school in Waco, by student population, is McLennan Community College. Approximately 51 students graduated in 2010 from McLennan Community College with credentials in cosmetology.
In 2010, 56 students graduated with a cosmetology certificate from one of Waco's cosmetology schools. If you decide to attend a cosmetology school in Waco, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,752.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,172 for cosmetology related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in cosmetology, if you decide to work as a cosmetologist in Waco, your job prospects are good. There were 40,870 cosmetologists working in Texas and 180 working in the greater Waco area in 2010. The number of cosmetologists in Waco is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for cosmetologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a cosmetologist in Waco is $21,760 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for cosmetologists.