EDsmart Names the Top Cosmetology & Beauty School Programs in the U.S.


Draper, UT -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/17/2018 -- EDsmart, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has revealed its 2018-2019 edition of the best cosmetology and beauty school programs in the U.S.

EDsmart's ranking of thebest cosmetology programs is the most comprehensive and well-rounded to date.The ranking includes only fully accredited schools that offer cosmetology, barbering, nail tech or other beauty school programs. Rankings are based on academic quality and affordability.

The EDsmart 2019 ranking of the top 20 cosmetology and beauty school programs finds Ogden-Weber Technical College in the top spot.Atlanta Technical Collegeand Southern Regional Technical Collegecome in second and third, respectively.

A spokesperson for EDsmart explained, "The schools that made our list not only provide high quality programs foreducation and career advancement, they also offer high quality beauty school classes available to the public at prices people can afford. The costs at these schools make attending college a possibility for most everyone. In addition, most of these schools offer additional financial aid by way of scholarships, fellowships, and loans."

Schools that made the list include (in alphabetical order):

Albany Technical College
Atlanta Technical College
Bridgerland Technical College
Clovis Community College (New Mexico)
Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute
East Central Community College
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Jones County Junior College
Moore Norman Technology Center
Oconee Fall Line Technical College
Ogden-Weber Technical College
Pioneer Technology Center
Seward County Community College
South Georgia Technical College
Southeastern Technical College
Southern Regional Technical College
Southwest Technology Center
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
West Georgia Technical College
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

EDsmart recognizes that other online cosmetology schools may have been overlooked in the creation of this list and invites schools, students, faculty, and deans to contact tstevens@edsmart.org to submit their schools for consideration to be included in the rankings.

School response to EDsmart rankings have been very positive over the years. Sharing the rankings on their websites and via social media has helped schools attract new students and excite existing students, alumni and staff.

About EDsmart
EDsmart reviews publicly available data to produce independent ranking assessments of various educational programs, in addition to student guides and resources. The site is regularly updated by a committed team of writers and researchers, who produce college rankings and resources that help prospective and current college students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.

Contact Info:
Name: Tyson Stevens, Managing Editor
Email: tstevens@edsmart.org
Organization: EDsmart
Phone: 707-595-0736