With an overall population of 11,963 and a student population of 4,003, approximately 4,003 of Arkansas City students attend one of Arkansas City's schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Cowley County Community College is the largest cosmetology school in Arkansas City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Cosmetology program at Cowley County Community College.
A total of 14 students graduated with credentials in cosmetology from cosmetology schools in Arkansas City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,718 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Arkansas City cosmetology schools was an average of $11,237 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for cosmetology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Arkansas City-based cosmetology schools, you will have an added expense of $4,300 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,418.
After graduating with your credentials in cosmetology, if you decide to work as a cosmetologist in Arkansas City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 cosmetologists in Kansas were working in the greater Arkansas City area. Arkansas City's cosmetologist workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for cosmetologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a cosmetologist in Arkansas City is $16,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for cosmetologists.
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