Riverside has a total population of 255,166 and a student population of 63,981. Of these students, 36,586 are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
The largest cosmetology school in Riverside, by student population, is Riverside Community College. In 2010, approximately 86 students graduated from the Cosmetology program at Riverside Community College.
A reported 86 students graduated with credentials in cosmetology in Riverside in 2010. If you decide to attend a cosmetology school in Riverside, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $814.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for cosmetology related books and supplies every year.
Many cosmetology graduates choose to work as cosmetologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Riverside, your job prospects are good. There were 41,100 cosmetologists working in California and 2,550 working in the greater Riverside area in 2010. The number of cosmetologists in Riverside is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for cosmetologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a cosmetologist in Riverside is $19,950 per year, which is lower than the average for cosmetologists state-wide.