Fergus Falls has a total population of 13,471 and a student population of 6,732. Of these students, 6,732 are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Fergus Falls's largest cosmetology school is Minnesota State Community and Technical College. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Cosmetology program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in cosmetology in Fergus Falls in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $5,248 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a cosmetology program in Fergus Falls. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Fergus Falls-based cosmetology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,248.
Many cosmetology graduates choose to work as cosmetologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fergus Falls, your job prospects are good. There were 13,950 cosmetologists working in Minnesota and 550 working in the greater Fergus Falls area in 2010. The government projects that the number of cosmetologists in Fergus Falls will increase by 22% 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 Fergus Falls is $25,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for cosmetologists.
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