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Academy of Hair Design

Nail Technology Program


Beautiful nails are a must and so is the demand for skilled, reliable, well-educated nail techs. Master the art and fun of nail technology as we teach the techniques of

• Manicures
• Pedicures
• Sculpting
• Nail Art
• Extentions
• Gels
• Wraps

You will learn the nail shop business and one day have the knowledge to manage a nail shop or even own your own business.


Nail Technology Consumer Information


Nail Technology
600 Clock Hours Full Time Days - Approx. 4 mos.
Full Time Nights - Approx. 5 mos.
Half Time Days - Approx. 8 mos.
Half Time Nights - Approx. 9 mos.
Non-Refundable Application Fee $25.00
Registration Fee $125.00
Kit, Books, Shirts $920.13 (includes tax)
Tuition $7,275.00 ($12.13 per hour)
Total $8,345.13
* 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 61%
On-Time Completion Rate 84%
Median Title IV Loan Debt $3,787
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 2015 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)
12.0410, 12.0499, 12.0412


Related Occupations
Manicurist & Pedicurist
Nail 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 Nail Technology: 7th Edition
ISBN-10: 1-285-08047-5
ISBN-13: 978-285-08047-5

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


2016 Nail Technology Placement Statistics

January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
46 Nail Technician students graduated in 2016
36 Nail Tech grads were verified as employed in their related field
2 Nail Tech grads were unaccounted for/unable to contact
1 Nail Tech grad relocated to another state and not licensed in new state
4 Nail Tech grads were unlicensed therefore ineligible for employment in their related field
3 Nail Techs were licensed however unavailable for employment by choice
Overall placement rate for 2016 Nail Technician graduates was 78%


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%


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