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Academy of Hair Design

Cosmetology Program


Your flair for style and beauty will blossom as you master basic, contemporary and advanced techniques in the fields of hair, skin and nails. AHD's comprehensive Cosmetology program will teach you how to:

• Use the latest trends in haircutting, coloring and design for women, men and children
• Master many hair texture concepts and create the hair cut or style that will please every guest
• Provide nail services such as manicures and pedicures
• Deliver skin care procedures for various skin challenges and types
• Develop marketing and communicative skills that will attract future salon clients for you and your salon


Cosmetology Consumer Information


1600 Clock Hours 11 months full time
21 months half time (for days)
Non-Refundable Application Fee $25.00
Registration Fee $125.00
Kit, Books, Shirts $2,078.40 (includes tax)
Tuition $20,690.00 ($12.93 per hour)
Total $22,918.40
* Transfer students will be assessed $15.00 per hour per program.
* Transfer rate does not apply to students using Veteran's Affairs benefits.
* Students who do not complete within their contracted hours will be assessed a fee of $15.00 per hour to complete.
All prices subject to change without notification.


2014/2015 Academic Year
Licensure Rate 99%
Placement Rate 80%
On Time Completion Rate 77%
Median Title IV Loan Debt $11,976
Median Private Loan Debt $0
Median Institutional Financing $0
Room and Board $0
State Board Examination Scores Practical 94%
Written 87%


School Codes
OPEID - 013232 (FASFA) Financial Aid Code
CIP (Classification Instructional Program)
12.0401, 12.0412, 12.0406, 12.0499, 12.0410, 12.0408, 12.0409, 12.0407


Related Occupations
Hairdresser, Hairstylist, Cosmetologist
Skin Care Specialist
Manicurist & Pedicurist
Makeup artist, (Theatrical and Performance)
Spa Director, Hair Salon Manager, Full Service Salon Manager


Financial Aid Links/td>
FAFSA Application: (Must be completed before enrollment)
Entrance and Exit Counseling: (Entrance counseling must be completed by enrollment)
Master Promissory Note: (Must be completed by enrollment)


Books Used
(Edition 2016)
Milady Standard Cosmetology – Text ISBN: 9781439059302
Milady Standard Cosmetology – Study Guide ISBN: 9781439059241
Milady Standard Cosmetology – Exam Review ISBN: 9781439059210
Milady Standard Cosmetology – Student CD-ROM ISBN: 9781439059197

Nevada Law Book Published March 2014 by the Nevada State Board of Cosmetology


2015 Placement Statistics
56 cosmetology students graduated in 2015
39 cosmetology grads are accounted for and working in their related field
2 cosmetology grads were unaccounted for
6 cosmetology grads were ineligible for employment in related field (unlicensed)
1 cosmetology grad relocated to another state
4 cosmetology grads were unavailable for employment in related field by choice
4 cosmetology grads chose employment in an unrelated field


Gainful Employment Disclosure
Click here to read the Cosmetology Gainful Employment Disclosure
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