Best Cosmetology Colleges in Iowa

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Iowa that offer Cosmetology degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 23 Cosmetology schools located within Iowa. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Cosmetology Colleges in Iowa for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Iowa School of Beauty-Marshalltown Marshalltown, IA

Iowa School of Beauty-Marshalltown offers 0 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a private college in a far away town.

2 Iowa School of Beauty-Sioux City Sioux City, IA

Iowa School of Beauty-Sioux City offers 0 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a private college in a small city.

3 Iowa School of Beauty-Ottumwa Ottumwa, IA

Iowa School of Beauty-Ottumwa offers 0 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a private college in a remote town.

4 Iowa School of Beauty-Des Moines Des Moines, IA

Iowa School of Beauty-Des Moines offers 0 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a private college in a large suburb.

5 Aveda Institute-Des Moines West Des Moines, IA

Aveda Institute-Des Moines offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private college in a small city. In 2015, 100 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 100 Certificates degrees.

6 Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, IA

Iowa Central Community College offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a remote town. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 6 Associate's degrees.

7 Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar, IA

Northeast Iowa Community College offers 2 Cosmetology Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a far away rural. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 5 Associate's degrees, and 1 Certificates degree.

8 Capri College-Davenport Davenport, IA

Capri College-Davenport offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private college in a small city. In 2015, 45 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 45 Certificates degrees.

9 Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Spirit Lake Spirit Lake, IA

Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Spirit Lake offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private college in a remote town. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 12 Certificates degrees.

10 PCI Academy-Ames Ames, IA

PCI Academy-Ames offers 1 Cosmetology Degree program. It's a private college in a small city. In 2015, 51 students graduated in the study area of Cosmetology with students earning 51 Certificates degrees.

List of all Cosmetology Colleges in Iowa

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University Logo Iowa School of Beauty-Marshalltown Marshalltown, IA 8 : 1 16
University Logo Iowa School of Beauty-Sioux City Sioux City, IA 10 : 1 28
University Logo Iowa School of Beauty-Ottumwa Ottumwa, IA 6 : 1 23
University Logo Iowa School of Beauty-Des Moines Des Moines, IA 10 : 1 91
Aveda Institute-Des Moines Aveda Institute-Des Moines West Des Moines, IA 19 : 1 183
Iowa Central Community College Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, IA
2/5
29 : 1 5,634
Northeast Iowa Community College Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar, IA
2/5
17 : 1 4,865
Capri College-Davenport Capri College-Davenport Davenport, IA 15 : 1 165
University Logo Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Spirit Lake Spirit Lake, IA 4 : 1 11
PCI Academy-Ames PCI Academy-Ames Ames, IA 10 : 1 110
University Logo E Q School of Hair Design Council Bluffs, IA 12 : 1 47
Capri College-Cedar Rapids Capri College-Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 11 : 1 166
University Logo La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology Mason City, IA 10 : 1 75
La James International College-Ft Dodge La James International College-Ft Dodge Fort Dodge, IA 12 : 1 47
La James International College-Iowa City La James International College-Iowa City Iowa City, IA 23 : 1 46
Capri College-Dubuque Capri College-Dubuque Dubuque, IA 13 : 1 253
La James International College-Cedar Falls La James International College-Cedar Falls Cedar Falls, IA 9 : 1 35
University Logo American Hair Academy Mt. Pleasant, IA 9 : 1 26
University Logo Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Storm Lake Storm Lake, IA 5 : 1 15
University Logo The Salon Professional Academy-Iowa City Iowa City, IA 13 : 1 52
La James International College-Johnston La James International College-Johnston Johnston, IA 19 : 1 95
La James International College-Davenport La James International College-Davenport Davenport, IA 12 : 1 71
University Logo Total Look School of Cosmetology & Massage Therapy Cresco, IA 3 : 1 7

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Additional Cosmetology Degree Facts for Iowa Schools

Iowa Schools offering online Cosmetology degrees

Online Cosmetology degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 29 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Cosmetology degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
La James International College-Cedar Falls 29 0 0 0 0
La James International College-Ft Dodge 27 0 0 0 0
La James International College-Iowa City 26 0 0 0 0
La James International College-Johnston 24 0 0 0 0
La James International College-Davenport 12 0 0 0 0
How many Iowa schools offer online Cosmetology degrees?
  • 5 Certificates
  • 1 Associate's

What Cosmetology degree programs were earned in Iowa?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 2 Colleges 11 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 22 Colleges 522 Graduates
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