Ranks Top Beauty Academies That Offer Exceptional Value and a Premier Education Experience

Bellingham, WA, October 13, 2016 --(, the beauty and wellness industry’s go-to resource for information on education and licensing for cosmetologists and nail technicians, has recently completed an ambitious project that involved ranking the top cosmetology programs in each state.

Programs were ranked with students’ overall experience in mind. The scoring system that was used took into account several quantifiable metrics, including graduation rate, average amount of student debt, job placement rate, and average cost of tuition. Other factors that were considered in scoring the programs included business training, career assistance, scholarship availability, and the schools’ involvement in the community and participation in charity events.

In keeping with the website’s commitment to serving as a voice for the cosmetology profession, relied on input from experienced industry professionals when scoring schools for more subjective things like the quality of their facilities.

Only schools offering programs that meet state cosmetology licensing requirements were considered, and every effort was made to ensure the scoring was impartial.

Three hundred thirty nine beauty academies from throughout the nation were ranked. More information on the academies can be found on is committed to promoting the highest standards in cosmetology education and practice. Since 2014, we have been serving cosmetology students as the web’s only comprehensive source for information on state licensing requirements.

Detailed information on each of the 51 US licensing jurisdictions offer clear steps explaining how to meet training hour requirements, prepare for licensing exams, and satisfy continuing education requirements for maintaining licensure. also provides information on average earnings by state and city, common business models for cosmetologists, guidance on how to establish a business, and much more.
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Tony Smith