Mission Viejo has a total population of 93,102 and a student population of 23,260. Of these students, 23,260 are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Saddleback College is the largest cosmetology school in Mission Viejo, based on student population. In 2010, Saddleback College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in cosmetology.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a cosmetology certificate from one of Mission Viejo's cosmetology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $658 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a cosmetology program in Mission Viejo.
Many cosmetology graduates choose to work as cosmetologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mission Viejo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 41,100 cosmetologists in California, 2,400 were working in the greater Mission Viejo area. The number of cosmetologists in Mission Viejo is expected to increase by 14% 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 Mission Viejo is $21,880 per year, which is higher than the average for cosmetologists state-wide.