Have Questions About the Beauty Education Offered at American Beauty Academy?

We understand that when it comes to choosing the right beauty school and embarking on a new educational journey, you may have numerous questions. We can provide you with answers to the most common inquiries that potential students like you may have. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, we would love to help! Please take a moment to explore the questions and answers below, and feel free to reach out to us for any additional guidance or support you may need.

What is unique about an education at American Beauty Academy?

Here at American Beauty Academy, we are committed to educating those who are passionate about beauty. We are committed to supporting our students from enrollment through the completion of the requirements for licensure and assisting them in their placement goals. Our team culture is based on integrity, quality, and respect.

What programs do you offer?

We currently offer both cosmetology and barbering programs at both our Salt Lake City and Payson locations!

Do you offer both part-time and full-time schedules?

Yes! We understand that life gets busy and we believe that it is important to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to apply for one of our programs. That is why we offer full-time and part-time schedules.

Do you offer financial aid?

Yes! We are an accredited institution, meaning we offer financial aid to those who qualify. We don’t want financial roadblocks getting in the way of our student’s goals. That’s why we accept grants, scholarships, loans, and more.

Will I get to work on real clients?

Yes! We believe that gaining hands-on experience is crucial to helping our students succeed. That is why students will be given the opportunity to practice skills learned in our student salon under the supervision of licensed professionals.

What can I expect on a school tour?

On your tour, you can expect to see the campus, have all your questions answered, learn about our programs, and more! You can schedule your beauty school tour here.

How do I start the application process?

If you feel as if you’re ready to start your beauty education with us, all you need to do is fill out the form on our website. Once you’ve filled out all your contact information, someone from our admissions team will reach out to you shortly.

Is American Beauty Academy nationally accredited?

Yes! We are accredited by The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts + Sciences (NACCAS).

How long are your programs?

Our cosmetology program is state-mandated, 1600-hours. Our esthetician program is state-mandated, 1000-hours.

See What Our Students Have To Say

I have had nothing but a great experience here the day instructors Eden, and Annette are amazing. I'm glad I chose to come to this school over any other. It's a fun, energetic place to be. I would recommend it to anyone looking for hair, skin, and nail services.

Tasha T.

Tasha T.

The education is top notch by far! Small school gives excellent one on one time with instructors and clients! I love the environment of being able to be open about questions and concerns! they have your best interest in mind 24/7! I have a great deal of respect for my instructors and fellow students! i look forward to getting my license and coming back to visit!! Thanks ABA!!!

Mariah M.

Mariah M.

The instructors here really show that that love to teach and help us students grow.. I love the environment we have here with so many different races and cultures... I would recommend anyone to come and enjoy the experience of getting their hair cut/colored or even to see the love we all have here for our craft.. this has become the American Beauty Family. ??

Amm R.

Amm R.

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West Valley

3695 S Redwood Rd.
West Valley City, Utah 84119

(385) 481-7266
Salon & Spa: (801) 281-6708

Mon: 05:00PM-08:00PM
Tue: 01:00PM-10:00PM
Wed: 09:00AM-08:00PM
Thu: 01:00PM-10:00PM
Fri: 09:00AM-05:00PM
Sat: 09:00AM-05:00PM
Sun: Closed


87 W 600 S
Payson, Utah 84651

(385) 481-7266
Salon & Spa: (801) 465-1650

Mon: Closed
Tue: 01:00PM-10:00PM
Wed: 09:00AM-10:00PM
Thu: 01:00PM-10:00PM
Fri: 09:00AM-05:00PM
Sat: 09:00AM-05:00PM
Sun: Closed