With an overall population of 28,451 and a student population of 2,054, approximately 2,054 of Garden City students attend one of Garden City's schools that offer cosmetology programs.
The largest cosmetology school in Garden City, by student population, is Garden City Community College. In 2010, Garden City Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its cosmetology program.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in cosmetology from cosmetology schools in Garden City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Garden City's cosmetology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,308 per year in instate tuition and $12,012 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $840 for cosmetology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Garden City-based cosmetology schools, you will have an added expense of $4,775 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,896.
If you plan on staying in Garden City after graduating from cosmetology school, you should know that job prospects for cosmetologists in Garden City, which is the most popular cosmetology profession, are not very good. There were 6,620 cosmetologists working in Kansas and 590 working in the greater Garden City area in 2010. Garden City's cosmetologist workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for cosmetologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a cosmetologist in Garden City is $16,880 per year, which is lower than the average for cosmetologists state-wide.
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