Avalon Institute

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410 East Bell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85022
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Programs Offered

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Program Length 1,600 hours
Average Completion 14 months
Program Tuition $17,200
Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $8,850
Beauty Instructor
Program Length 350 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $2,100
Beauty Instructor
Program Length 350 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $2,100
Massage Therapy
Program Length 700 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $10,325

In the School's Words

Avalon is dedicated to provide an educational experience in that will empower our graduates to go far in the beauty industry.

Avalon School of Cosmetology has been serving the professional beauty industry for more than 40 years. Our experienced educators will provide you with one of the most outstanding educational experiences available. And through partnerships with some of the top beauty companies in the world, Avalon offers you access to current professional products and techniques, across a variety of exciting and creative programs. The end result is an experience like no other - an experience that can be found at Avalon School of Cosmetology.


Cosmetology and Esthetics

Avalon's Cosmetology courses provide the perfect balance of education and experience, giving you plenty of chances to put your skills to the test. But not only will you gain real-world experience with the cosmetology process, but you'll also receive invaluable instruction on the business of beauty - giving you everything you need for a successful career.

A complete esthetics program requires an in-depth knowledge of a variety of disciplines, and hinges on the ability to learn and perfect proper techniques. In addition to fostering an in-depth understanding of all the components of the facial process, Avalon's Esthetics courses will also reveal effective waxing practices and outline regenerative treatments for repairing skin cells around even the most-difficult parts of the body.


Each day you'll practice the fundamentals of modern beauty makeup until you have the knowledge and confidence to begin working as a professional makeup artist.

The course finishes with a professional photo shoot to help students start their personal professional portfolio. All students leave equipped with all of the professional brushes and makeup to begin working.

Advanced Nails

Nail technology is a fast-growing industry and good nail technicians are in high demand. We teach students how to leverage this lucrative beauty trade. Students learn the skills to create a stunning, sophisticated nails to keep clients coming back for more.

Hair Extensions

Hair Extensions can allow you to eliminate the bad hair day and so it's a service high in demand. Many of our students want to be able to offer this service to their clients because when learned right hair extensions can increase volume, correct a bad haircut, lengthen short hair, and much more.

Career Placement

Avalon places great importance on your career upon completion. To assist our graduates in starting their new careers, we provide them with networking prospects and access to current job opportunities

Avalon School of Cosmetology is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Science (NACCAS).

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important consumer information, please click here.

Editor's Description

The three-stage cosmetology program at the Avalon Institute's Phoenix campus teaches students the foundations of haircutting, coloring, styling, and extension application, as well as makeup artistry and manicuring techniques. Students can choose a 55-week daytime schedule or an 86-week evening schedule.

The school also offers programs in esthetics, barbering, massage therapy, instruction, and makeup artistry.

The Institute aims to teach students the practical skills of becoming a cosmetologist and how to market themselves as beauty professionals and run their own businesses. Students have full access to customers in the on-campus student salon, allowing them to practice their skills in a real-world environment.

Students rave about the school's cosmetology program, as seen in this glowing review from alumnus Josh S.: "Kindly send my sincere gratitude to Avalon School of Cosmetology. I would like to say it publicly because Avalon is really good at teaching their students to be the best that they can. Their hands on practice or practical review using their equipment are the trainings which I liked most. I have learned a lot of things pertaining to hair designing and cutting. You are amazing and you deserve 5 stars!"

About This School


There is an application fee of $50. Please contact this school to learn more about how to apply.

Financial Aid

59% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $3,901 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.

School Size

As of 2021 this school has 491 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 21:1.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2023.


National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).

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