Liberal has a total population of 19,666 and a student population of 1,850. Of these students, 1,850 are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Liberal's largest cosmetology school is Seward County Community College and Area Technical School. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Seward County Community College and Area Technical School with credentials in cosmetology.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in cosmetology in Liberal in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Liberal's cosmetology schools was $10,384 per year for instate students and $11,120 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for cosmetology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,148.
If you plan on staying in Liberal after graduating from cosmetology school, you should know that job prospects for cosmetologists in Liberal, 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 Liberal area in 2010. The number of cosmetologists in Liberal is expected 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 Liberal is $16,880 per year, which is lower than the average for cosmetologists state-wide.
1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901
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