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Most Popular Schools for Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals to massage and treat the face, neck, and scalp with chemical and cosmetic preparations, and to function as licensed facial specialists in specialized and full service salons. Includes instruction in facial surface anatomy; skin properties; skin decontamination and infection control; facial massage; facial makeup; facial wrapping; selection and application of creams, lotions, oils, and other chemicals and cosmetics; European and other facial techniques; client evaluation and care; applicable laws and regulations; and business practices.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics 83 49% N/A
2 Beauty Schools of America-Hialeah 55 11% N/A
3 Aveda Institute-Portland 51 32% N/A
4 Aveda Institute-San Antonio 51 25% N/A
5 Palm Beach State College 41 1% $3,878
6 Pensacola State College 41 2% $4,604
7 Clary Sage College 37 16% N/A
8 Beauty Schools of America-Homestead 35 8% N/A
9 Indian River State College 34 1% $3,764
10 Sheridan Technical Center 31 3% N/A
11 Westside Tech 27 11% N/A
12 Lone Star College System 24 0% $2,158
13 Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology 24 6% N/A
14 La Belle Beauty School 23 10% N/A
15 San Jacinto Community College 23 0% $2,802
16 Florida State College at Jacksonville 23 0% $4,750
17 Beauty Schools of America-Miami 23 6% N/A
18 Sunstate Academy 22 12% N/A
19 Kaizen Beauty Academy 21 46% N/A
20 Manhattan Hairstyling Academy 21 5% N/A
21 M-DCPS The English Center 21 18% N/A
22 Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Lakeland 20 25% N/A
23 Manatee Technical Institute 19 3% N/A
24 La Belle Beauty Academy 18 6% N/A
25 Amerian National College 17 16% N/A
26 Baldwin Beauty School-North Austin 15 21% N/A
27 ABC Beauty Academy 15 36% N/A
28 Top Nails & Hair Beauty School 14 23% N/A
29 Superior Career Institute 13 13% N/A
30 Marinello Schools of Beauty-Reno 13 7% N/A
31 North Florida Cosmetology Institute Inc 12 11% N/A
32 Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Tampa 11 11% N/A
33 Eastern Florida State College 11 0% $3,696
34 Sarasota County Technical Institute 11 3% N/A
35 Houston Community College 10 0% $4,030
36 Mai-trix Beauty College 10 33% N/A
37 Vogue College of Cosmetology-San Antonio Fredericksburg 10 23% N/A
38 Lake Technical Center 9 2% N/A
39 Texas Beauty College 9 14% N/A
40 Texas College of Cosmetology-Abilene 9 19% N/A
41 Ridge Career Center 9 2% $4,280
42 The Salon Professional Academy-Melbourne 8 8% N/A
43 Fortis Institute-Jacksonville 8 5% N/A
44 American National College 8 15% N/A
45 Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center 8 4% N/A
46 Beauty Academy of South Florida 8 3% N/A
47 Fashion Focus Hair Academy 8 19% N/A
48 Robert Morgan Educational Center 7 4% $2,879
49 Lamar State College-Port Arthur 7 1% $6,541
50 Academy of Healing Arts Massage & Facial Skin Care 7 7% N/A
51 First Coast Technical College 7 1% N/A
52 Vogue College of Cosmetology 7 13% N/A
53 College of Hair Design Careers 7 15% N/A
54 Kilgore College 7 0% $11,112
55 Academy of Cosmetology 6 5% N/A
56 SW School of Business and Technical Careers-Cosmetology 6 15% N/A
57 Northwest College-Tualatin 5 8% N/A
58 GUTI The Premier Beauty & Wellness Academy 5 3% N/A
59 Hill College 5 1% $12,109
60 Metro Technology Centers 5 1% N/A
61 North Florida Academy 3 13% N/A
62 Flagler Technical Institute 3 2% N/A
63 Rogies School of Beauty Culture 3 3% N/A
64 Marinello Schools of Beauty-Santa Clara 3 1% N/A
65 American Academy of Cosmetology 3 4% N/A
66 Eureka Institute of Health and Beauty 3 4% N/A
67 SW School of Business and Technical Careers 3 5% N/A
68 ICC Technical Institute 3 7% N/A
69 Vogue College of Cosmetology-McAllen 2 4% N/A
70 International Academy 2 2% N/A
71 Phagans Tigard Beauty School 1 4% N/A
72 Miami Lakes Educational Center 1 0% $2,193
73 Eternity Cosmetology School 1 1% N/A

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.