Vocational Programs in North Carolina Trade Schools

Check the 2023 statistics for 24 North Carolina Trade Schools and compare the schools to get your right school.

North Carolina Career Schools Statistics

In North Carolina, there are 174 colleges including four-years colleges, community colleges, and trade schools. Among them, 121 schools have vocational programs (certificate programs).
By school level, 30 four-years colleges offer vocational programs and 67 community colleges (i.e 2-years colleges) have the vocational programs.
There are 24 trade schools (less than 2-years schools) to serve the vocational programs to students. The 2023 average tuition over the trade schools is $16,293.
1 North Carolina trade schools offer the distance learning Opportunities in North Carolina.
Total 2,116 students are attending one of the schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Core Statistics for North Carolina Trade Schools
Total Number of Schools174 schools
Schools Offering Vocation Programs121 schools
Number of Trade Schools24 schools
Tuition & fees$16,293
Average Financial Aid$5,169
Student Population2,116
Students to Faculty Ratio15 to 1

North Carolina Career Schools Comparison

Aveda Institute-Chapel Hill has the most expensive tuition of $22,989 and Center for Massage has the lowest tuition of $8,245.
Paul Mitchell the School-Gastonia is the largest school with 272 and Mitchells Academy has the smallest number of students of 6. Alexander Paul Institute of Hair Design offer the most number of programs of 4 and Beyond Measure Barbering Institute has the fewest programs of 1.
The following table lists and compares the career colleges and vocational schools in North Carolina. You can sort the table by a column by clicking / touching the column title.
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North Carolina Career Schools Comparison
NameLargest ProgramAvg. Tuition & FeesAvg. Financial AidPopulationNumber of Offered ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
Alexander Paul Institute of Hair DesignPrivate, Less than 2 yearsGreenville, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $15,405 $5,378 51 4 Programs 17 to 1
Aveda Institute-Chapel HillPrivate, Less than 2 yearsChapel Hill, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $22,989 $5,182 208 2 Programs 15 to 1
Beyond Measure Barbering InstitutePrivate, Less than 2 yearsMebane, NC Barbering, Barber $16,950 $3,629 61 1 Program 15 to 1
Bull City Durham Beauty and Barber CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsDurham, NC Barbering, Barber $15,735 $1,736 9 1 Program 20 to 1
Carolina College of Hair DesignPrivate, Less than 2 yearsAsheville, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $18,045 $4,191 42 1 Program 13 to 1
Center for MassagePrivate, Less than 2 yearsAsheville, NC Massage Therapy, Therapeutic Massage $8,245 $5,521 49 1 Program 8 to 1
College of WilmingtonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWilmington, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $17,178 $5,395 152 4 Programs 16 to 1
Elevate Salon InstitutePrivate, Less than 2 yearsDurham, NC Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts (other) $15,500 $3,792 95 2 Programs 16 to 1
Empire Beauty School-CharlottePrivate, Less than 2 yearsCharlotte, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $19,260 $4,981 96 1 Program 13 to 1
Empire Beauty School-ConcordPrivate, Less than 2 yearsConcord, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $19,260 $5,783 114 2 Programs 17 to 1
Empire Beauty School-PinevillePrivate, Less than 2 yearsCharlotte, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $19,260 $5,578 73 1 Program 16 to 1
Empire Beauty School-West GreensboroPrivate, Less than 2 yearsGreensboro, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $19,260 $5,104 104 2 Programs 22 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Winston-SalemPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWinston-Salem, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $19,260 $5,667 57 1 Program 16 to 1
Gwinnett CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsRaleigh, NC Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (other) $14,908 $3,093 142 4 Programs 14 to 1
Leons Beauty School IncPrivate, Less than 2 yearsGreensboro, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $8,300 $5,201 105 4 Programs 15 to 1
Mitchells AcademyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWilson, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $10,375 $7,057 6 1 Program 6 to 1
Mitchells AcademyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsRaleigh, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $15,900 $6,244 30 1 Program 10 to 1
No Grease Barber SchoolPrivate, Less than 2 yearsCharlotte, NC Barbering, Barber $18,272 $8,457 24 1 Program 20 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-FayettevillePrivate, Less than 2 yearsFayetteville, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $16,575 $5,410 186 2 Programs 18 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-GastoniaPrivate, Less than 2 yearsGastonia, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $19,350 $5,788 272 2 Programs 17 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-RaleighPrivate, Less than 2 yearsRaleigh, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $17,218 $5,898 153 2 Programs 19 to 1
Pinnacle Institute of CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsMooresville, NC Cosmetology, Cosmetologist $20,125 $5,177 43 3 Programs 10 to 1
Winston - Salem Barber School - SatellitePrivate, Less than 2 yearsGreensboro, NC Barbering, Barber $11,825 - - - -
Winston Salem Barber SchoolPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWinston-Salem, NC Barbering, Barber $11,825 $4,615 44 1 Program 22 to 1
Average$16,293 $5,169 2,116 2 Programs 15 to 1
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