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Cosmetology at Aveda Institutes in UT, CO, and AZ

Design a future for yourself that sits at the forefront of fashion and beauty. Whether your goal is to help clients look and feel their best or land a position where your creativity can shine, a career in cosmetology starts with a cutting-edge education at an accredited cosmetology school. At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes in Utah, Colorado, and Arizona, we can help you turn your gifts and passions into a rewarding career in the beauty industry.

Master Your Craft

Our knowledgeable instructors are ready to guide you from beginner to professional. While working with cruelty-free, 100% vegan Aveda products, students learn modern techniques that will help them become skilled, confident professionals in their field. We pride ourselves on providing a learning environment that fosters growth, teamwork, and professional development. While training in our program, you will also be equipped with all the products you need to satisfy your client.

Fitting cosmetology classes into an already busy schedule is easier with daytime or evening courses and part-time options. Plus, students have the opportunity to expand their skillsets outside the classroom at our salon and spa. Licensure hours vary by location, ranging from 1,500-1,600. Our cosmetology curriculum includes:

Cosmetology students gaining experience

  • Haircutting, coloring, and styling
  • Shaving and razor design
  • Thermal styling
  • Pin-curl techniques
  • Perms and hair waving
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Artificial nail application
  • Waxing techniques
  • Lash and brow tinting
  • Facials

Please note: Part-time and evening schedules are offered at select locations.

Get Runway Ready

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, extraordinary experiences are at your fingertips. You could find yourself studying abroad, working alongside professional Aveda hair and makeup teams backstage on the New York and London Fashion Week runways, or pairing with professional photographers at the North American Hairstyling Awards, the Oscars of our industry. Other opportunities may include:

  • Workshops to improve technical skills
  • Master series demonstrations
  • Professional photoshoots
  • Career fairs

The combination of classroom learning, and hands-on experiences provides numerous opportunities for students to hone in on their craft and tap into a niche that suits them best. Plus, you’ll enjoy numerous opportunities for networking and cultivating relationships that can help fuel your career.

Turning Dreams into Reality

During your time with us, you’ll work on more than just your craft. Whether your dream is to work as an entrepreneur or part of a beauty team, we can help you develop your technique as a uniquely talented individual in a variety of avenues. After passing the cosmetology licensing exam, potential career paths may include:

  • Hairstylist
  • Salon owner/manager
  • Makeup artist
  • Hair coloring specialist
  • Permanent waving specialist
  • Sales representative
  • Fashion show stylish
  • Film stylist

Your education is just beginning! As trends change, so will your abilities. We want to empower you to follow your passions. From meeting new people to enjoying a career rooted in flexibility, professional cosmetologists can embark on a fulfilling career path where innovation takes the lead and learning never ends.

Schedule A Tour Today

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, we can help you begin your journey as a licensed cosmetologist. Invest in your future today! Opportunities for financial aid, scholarships, grants, and loans are available for qualified students in each of our locations. Reach out to our Dream Makers for more information about how to enroll in cosmetology school or to schedule a tour of one of our campus locations in Provo, Utah; Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona; and Denver, Colorado.

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Please note: Program hours and offerings vary by state/location.



801 Kalamath St
Denver, CO 80204

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admissions: 1 (303)-800-9042
services: 720-370-2578


210 N University Ave
Provo, UT 84601

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admissions: 1 (801) 305-4893
services: 385-203-7154


8475 S Emerald Dr Ste 101, 104,
Tempe, Arizona 85284

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admissions: 1 (480) 867-3916
services: 480-360-3128


145 S 6th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701

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admissions: 1 (520) 314-3172
services: 520-230-5079