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Beauty Schools in New Mexico

Cosmetologist jobs are expected to increase at a faster-than-average rate of 14 percent through 2016, says the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Specialties experiencing especially fast growth are manicurist/pedicurist, skin care specialist (aesthetician), and make-up artist.

Meanwhile, the cosmetology industry is evolving, opening new avenues for graduates of beauty schools. Today's programs go beyond hair, nails, and skin, and often provide instruction in massage and other holistic wellness treatments, as a result of the burgeoning spa industry. In fact, one in four Americans today has been to a spa, and there are more than 32 million active spa-goers. Spa locations have increased at a phenomenal rate of 20 percent since 2000.

Clearly, whether you plan to work in a salon as a hair stylist, nail technician, or aesthetician, or in a spa performing body treatments, reflexology, massage, or other wellness procedure, prospects look good for future cosmetologists.

New Mexico Cosmetology Schools

New Mexico is a great location for nearly any type of business. But why attend one of the state's cosmetology schools? First, New Mexico is part of the Southwest region, which comprises 23 percent and $10.9 billion of the nation's spa industry. Santa Fe, a thriving hub of arts, culture, and spirituality is renowned as a spa destination, and ranked #3 on Conde Nast's 2009 Reader's Choice Awards for Best U.S. Cities to Visit.

New Mexico By the Numbers According to BLS (May 2008):

1,640 Hair stylists/Barbers; median hourly income of $8.99

Manicurists/pedicurists (number not available); median hourly income of $9.11


Beauty School Listings


Milan Institute

Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

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Miller-Motte College

Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.

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Dorsey Schools

Dorsey has been a trusted career training school in Michigan for over 80 years!

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Avalon School of Cosmetology

Get started on your career with training from Avalon School of Cosmetology.

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American Institute

At American Institute, we believe you can become whatever you want to be, and we’re ready to help you get there.

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Virginia College

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

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Florida Barber Academy

Florida Barber Academy

For nearly fifteen years, the Florida Barber Academy has stood among the elite barber schools in Florida.

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Miller-Motte Technical College

Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) can help get you from here to a new career!

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Vista College

Get hands-on training with Vista College.

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