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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 Full Time Days - Approx. 11 mos.
Full Time Nights - Approx. 13 mos.
Half Time Days - Approx. 21 mos.
Half Time Nights - Approx. 25 mos.
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
* The Academy of Hair Design does not accept students who have previously been enrolled, within the last 5 years, in any other beauty school(S) in Las Vegas or surrounding areas.
* 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.


2016/2017 Academic Year
Licensure Rate 100%
Placement Rate 79%
On-Time Completion Rate 82%
Median Title IV Loan Debt $12,765
Median Private Loan Debt $0
Median Institutional Financing $0
Room and Board $0
State Board Examination Scores
(Practical & Written)
Nevada State Board of Cosmetology no longer provides exam scores to the institution
* The licensure rate is based on graduates who took the written and practical exam.
* The placement rate is based on the 2016 Annual Report and calculated by the number of students who completed and were placed.


School Codes
OPE-ID: 013232 (FAFSA school 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
FAFSA Application: (Must be completed prior to enrollment)
Master Promissory Note: (Must be completed prior to enrollment)
Entrance and Exit Counseling: (Must be completed prior to enrollment)


Books Used
Milady Standard Cosmetology: 13th Edition
ISBN-10: 1-285-76941-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-285-76941-7

Nevada Law - Published June 2018 by Nevada State Board of Cosmetology


2016 Cosmetology Placement Statistics

January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
88 Cosmetology students graduated in 2016
75 Cosmetology grads were verified as employed in their related field
1 Cosmetology grad was unaccounted for/unable to contact
10 Cosmetology grads were unlicensed therefore ineligible for employment in their related field
1 Cosmetology grad relocated to another state and not licensed in new state
1 Cosmetology grad was licensed however unavailable for employment by choice
Overall placement rate for 2016 Cosmetology graduates was 85%


2016 Placement Statistics

Academy of Hair Design graduated 165 students in 2015
At the time of this survey:
134 graduates were verified as employed in their related field
7 graduates were unaccounted for placement information
16 graduates were unlicensed and ineligible for employment in their related field
2 graduates re-located to another state
6 graduates were unavailable for employment in their related field
Some choosing to work in unrelated fields or chose not to seek employment (Stay at home Moms)
0 graduates were still seeking employment in their related field

Overall placement rate reported for 2016 Academy of Hair Design graduates was 81%


Gainful Employment Disclosure
Cosmetology Day Gainful Employment Disclosure
Cosmetology Night Gainful Employment Disclosure
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