Programs Offered


Editor's Description

In the School's Words

If you've ever considered becoming a cosmetologist, the time is now. In fact, there's never been a better time to pursue your beauty training and enjoy a job you will love! Employers are looking for skilled beauty workers, and graduates of schools like American Hair Academy are sought after by top salons.

If you're an artistic person who appreciates helping others look and feel great about themselves, let American Hair Academy guide you toward your professional goals! As a cosmetologist, you'll enjoy flexible scheduling, increased earning potential and working in the exhilarating beauty industry.

About Us

At American Hair Academy, we base our success on the success of our students. If you have the desire and the confidence to achieve academic advancement, we can give you the tools you need to reach your professional goals. You'll learn from dedicated instructors who are invested in your future.

We train students for careers in various positions in the beauty industry, including:

  • Stylist
  • Color specialist
  • Product representative
  • Platform artist
  • Salon manager
  • Salon owner
  • ...And more!

American Hair Academy also makes every effort to assist our students with career placement.

Financial Aid

At American Hair Academy, we believe that everyone should have an equal opportunity to benefit from higher education. That's why we provide financial aid to those who qualify. We'll help you explore your options so you can decide on the best way to pay for your education.

Licensure & Accreditation

  • Licensed by the Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Professional Licensure
  • Accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

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American Hair Academy offers the following programs.


Program Length 2,100 hours
Average Completion 14 months
Program Tuition $17,590

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Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.


To apply to this school, there is a $95 application fee.

Financial Aid

38% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $9,644 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

96% female, 4% male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

73% white, 4% Hispanic / Latino, 8% African American, 0% Asian American

26 students are enrolled in this school

Contact This School

304 South Iris, Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

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Page last updated: 01/30/2024