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Cosmetology Program

We strive to attract driven students who want a new and thriving career. At Avanti, you will receive a high-quality, fun education centered on progress. You will build professional skills in an environment of success and belonging. Book a tour with us to meet our director and learn all about our program!

How long will I be in school?

Utah State Board of Cosmetology requires 1600 hours. Depending on your dedication and schedule, your school can be accomplished in as soon as 10 months (full time) or 22 months (part time) We also offer supplemental courses after graduation for your continuing education.

Do you offer any scholarships or financial aid?

Currently, $1000 scholarships are offered to students upon full tuition payment. They have limited availability based on qualifications and enrollment period.

We will be able to accept federal aid such as FAFSA after completing our national accredidation process, which we are anticipating being complete in 2025.

If you have any further questions, please contact us for details.

What are your starting dates?

There are 6 start dates per year rotating every 8 weeks. Here are our current openings:

  • Sept 3, 2024

  • October 28, 2024

  • January 6, 2025

  • March 24, 2025

  • June 2, 2025

What is expected of me?

You can find all expectations in the Student Handbook, avaiable here.

Do you accept transfer students?

YES! If you are interested in transferring from another cosmetology or beauty institution, please contact us at 435-250-4078.

What does a cosmetologist do?

Cosmetologists do a variety of tasks in the beauty industry! Some specialize in hairstyling, nails, makeup, hair coloring, and more! You can find more information about cosmetologists here!

How much does it cost?

Our current rate is $15,100. This includes your professional student kit, books, online education, tuition, uniform, and registration fee. If you have any further questions, please contact us for details.

Are there payment plans?

YES! We have three different payment plans available. Please inquire in person. Each individual will have specific requirements and needs.

What schedules are available?

We offer several schedules to best fit your needs. We are the only cosmetology in the greater Southern Utah area that offers night classes! We offer these classes based on student commitment and availability.

  • Full Time: 8:30 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

  • Part Time AM: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm, Monday - Friday

  • Part Time PM: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm, Monday - Friday

  • Nights: 5:30 pm - 10 pm, Monday - Thursday

What are the enrollment requirements?

1. Completed Student Application (available online or in person)

2. High School Diploma, GED, or other equivalent education with valid transcript*

3. $100 Registration Fee (non-refundable)

4. $2,500 deposit prior to the start of the enrolled class term.

*High school students must coordinate with Avanti Beauty Academy to enroll in an Accuplacer admittance test prior to enrollment

Is there an age limit?

In the state of Utah, there is no age limit, but you must have a high school diploma, GED, or pass the ATB Accuplacer test. If you are in high school, you must have a 2.5 GPA or higher to be accepted in addition to the ATB test.

What Our Graduated Students Say


Andrea Brown, 2023 Graduate

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"Attending Avanti Beauty Academy was a transformative experience. The knowledgeable and dedicated instructors provided me with personalized learning. The smaller student body guaranteed one-on-one training, to meet my needs and my learning styles. The curriculum covered the latest techniques and trends, preparing me for real-world success. The friendly and supportive environment made learning enjoyable and effective. I graduated confident and well-equipped to start my career in the beauty industry. I highly recommend Avanti Beauty Academy!"
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