Ready to prepare for a successful future?

American Beauty Academy’s Cosmetology Program is the place. Our cosmetology school curriculum is one of the best in the state of Utah and the perfect place to start!

Our students get more clinic floor time, we keep our classes small so that you get the attention you deserve, and when you graduate you will be prepared for success as a cosmetologist. This comprehensive cosmetology program includes instruction in hair, nails, and esthetics, plus we have regular Guest Artists teaching the latest trends and methods. This course will prepare you to pass the licensing examinations and give you the edge in this in-demand industry.

Come visit us in Salt Lake City or in Payson and see the difference that makes our Utah beauty college truly unique.

Cosmetology Curriculum Snapshot (1600 Hours)

  • Hair Styling
  • Hair Coloring
  • Permanent Waving
  • Hair Relaxing
  • Scissor Cutting for Men
  • Wigs & Hair Extensions
  • Waxing
  • Lashes
  • Manicures & Pedicures
  • Nail Art
  • Salon Management
  • Safety & Sanitation
  • And more!

Download our course catalog for full details on the curriculum.

Cosmetology Student Tools List

The following is a list of tools in the cosmetology student kit.
*Items subject to change or substitution

  • Andis Magnetic Guide Set Case
  • Monsr. Charles Straight Razor Speed O guide clipper comb
  • Magic straight razor
  • Double edge razor
  • American Beauty T-Shirt
  • Chemical cape
  • Andis detachable
  • Andis 1 1⁄2 blade
  • Andis 2 blade
  • Andis 3 1⁄2 blade
  • Butterfly clips
  • Hand mirror
  • Dappen dish
  • Fingernail, nipper, tweezer, pusher
  • Toenail clipper
  • Manicure brush
  • 2 color bowls
  • 2 color brushes
  • Make up brush roll
  • Beauty apron
  • Spray bottle
  • Scalp treatment brush
  • Weaving combs
  • Master Tech Tools

  • Sam Villa (SV) brush cleaner
  • SV 8-piece comb set
  • SV clips
  • SV small thermal round brush SV medium thermal round brush SV large thermal round brush
  • SV paddle brush
  • SV 9 row finishing brush
  • SV styling brush
  • SV professional straightening iron SV ionic blow dryer
  • SV 10 blades
  • SV signature razor
  • SV 30 tooth blender shear
  • SV dry cutting shear
  • Styptic powder
  • Clippercide
  • Assorted razor blades
  • Neck duster
  • Andis T-Outliner
  • · Andis Master
  • 1” curling iron
  • 3 mannequin heads
  • Milady’s Bundle
  • Boar bristle brush (large)

Cosmetology Graduates have great career opportunities to work as a:

  • Hair Stylist
  • Make-up Artist
  • Nail Technician
  • Manicurist/Pedicurist
  • Color Specialist
  • Salon Manager
  • Salon Owner
  • Cosmetology Instructor
  • Product Representative
  • Apprentice Trainer
  • Platform Artist

You may also choose to become involved in work for film, theater, fashion, or print.

$50 application fee (non-refundable)
$15,000 Tuition for Cosmetology/Barber
$2,500 Student Tools Kit

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Our financial advisors are here to help you find financial assistance and help you navigate the whole process of paying for school.

If you think American Beauty Academy is the right fit for you, come in for a tour, find out if you qualify for financial aid, and apply! It’s that easy. We hope you join us!

2 Convenient Locations

Learn more about enrolling or Schedule an affordable services appointment!

Salt Lake Campus

Call (801) 281-6708
3695 S Redwood Rd.
West Valley City, Utah 84119


Payson Campus

Call (801) 465-1650
87 W 600 S
Payson, Utah 84651