Vocational Programs in California Trade Schools

Check the 2023 statistics for 10 California Trade Schools and compare the schools to get your right school.

California Career Schools Statistics

In California, there are 48 colleges including four-years colleges, community colleges, and trade schools. Among them, 17 schools have vocational programs (certificate programs).
By school level, 5 four-years colleges offer vocational programs and 2 community colleges (i.e 2-years colleges) have the vocational programs.
There are 10 trade schools (less than 2-years schools) to serve the vocational programs to students. The 2023 average tuition over the trade schools is $13,241.
3 California trade schools offer the distance learning Opportunities in California.
Total 755 students are attending one of the schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Core Statistics for California Trade Schools
Total Number of Schools48 schools
Schools Offering Vocation Programs17 schools
Number of Trade Schools10 schools
Tuition & fees$13,241
Average Financial Aid$2,942
Student Population755
Students to Faculty Ratio13 to 1

California Career Schools Comparison

Cosmo Beauty Academy has the most expensive tuition of $16,943 and ABC Adult School - Cabrillo Lane has the lowest tuition of $1,862.
International School of Cosmetology is the largest school with 116 and Aveda Institute-Los Angeles has the smallest number of students of 24. Cosmo Beauty Academy offer the most number of programs of 3 and International School of Cosmetology has the fewest programs of 1.
The following table lists and compares the career colleges and vocational schools in California. You can sort the table by a column by clicking / touching the column title.
California Career Schools Comparison
NameLargest ProgramAvg. Tuition & FeesAvg. Financial AidPopulationNumber of Offered ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
ABC Adult School - Cabrillo LanePublic, Less than 2 yearsCerritos, CA Medical, Clinical Assistant $1,862 - - - -
American Fitness and Nutrition AcademyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsPasadena, CA Physical Fitness Technician $11,327 $3,469 25 2 Programs
(1 Online)
6 to 1
Aveda Institute-Los AngelesPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLos Angeles, CA Aesthetician, Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist $14,275 $4,764 24 2 Programs 8 to 1
Bay Area Medical Academy - San Jose Satellite LocationPrivate, Less than 2 yearsSan Jose, CA Medical, Clinical Assistant $15,159 - - - -
Cosmo Beauty AcademyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsSacramento, CA Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $16,943 $3,415 114 3 Programs 22 to 1
International School of CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLos Angeles, CA Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $16,534 $4,762 116 1 Program 12 to 1
TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy - Costa MesaPrivate, Less than 2 yearsCosta Mesa, CA Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $16,589 - - - -
Average$13,241 $2,942 755 6 Programs 13 to 1