Programs Offered

Cosmetology / Esthetics

Recent Reviews

Nano H.
6/3/2024 via Yelp
via Yelp

Three of us have been going here for years. Post covid we have gone monthly . The 90 min facials are so relaxing. I leave with my skin being rehydrated and...

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Nancy Hayes
4/9/2024 via Google
via Google

My 2 sisters and I have gone here almost monthly the past year. Love the estician services. 90 min facial for a bargain price. Happy to tip the students because they do a such a great job, Johnna the instructor reviews your service with student and follows up after to. I purchased this cream after and it's so nice! Low pressure sales after service. Melissa was my student A+

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Susan W.
3/30/2024 via Yelp
via Yelp

Still a fan after 20+years!!! Went yesterday for a haircut. It was long overdue and my hair was looking shaggy. I had a great student name Rain who did a...

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In the School's Words

The AVEDA Institute was founded to create some of the most successful entrepreneurs in hair, skin and nail esthetics, makeup and total body wellness. Students are educated by professionals, using innovative curriculums that blend professional techniques with retail and business-building skills. Experience the AVEDA difference and start your journey today!

  • iPad Mini included in every kit
  • Digital curriculum offers 24/7 access
  • CampAVEDA immersion program
  • Salon tours & career fairs
  • License fees included
  • 8,000 salons, spas, institutes and stores in 32 countries

Why Aveda

With over 30 years of nurturing beauty, environmental leadership and responsibility, AVEDA sources organic, plant-based alternatives to synthetic chemicals and packaging, providing high-performing, award-winning products that are good for professionals, our guests and the earth. AVEDA is the first beauty company manufacturing with 1% certified wind power. By committing to alternative energy sources we can all have an impact on the energy we consume and help lower our carbon footprint.

What They Say About Us

"My favorite part about the AVEDA Institute is the level of growth I have experienced. This process began from day one with the specialized, individual attention I received from my educators. This attention has continued and I feel very comfortable being able to express myself in ways I didn't think possible. Now I'm very outgoing and have the confidence to perform all techniques I've learned. So far this career is a really great journey and I enjoy being challenged at the AVEDA Institute, which has truly encouraged me to be the best "me" I can be."
- Kaitlyn, student

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Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Seattle offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Esthetics


Program Length 1,600 hours
Average Completion 15 months
Program Tuition $19,728

Express your creativity and talent! Our Cosmetology program and master student phase incorporate theory with extensive hands on experience to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. The Cosmetology course includes hair cutting, color, texture services, nail care, makeup application, business development, retail knowledge and the concept of gaining and retaining clients.

Upon completion, students move on to the master student phase for intensive real-world training to hone their skills.


Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 7 months
Program Tuition $11,625

The AVEDA Institute's innovative Esthiology program offers students the opportunity to learn specialized techniques to balance and renew the skin, body and elemental nature. Hands-on clinical experience includes facials, waxing, makeup application, business development, wellness and retail knowledge. Upon graduation, participants will be prepared to take the state licensing examination, opening the door to a future as an esthetician.

About This School

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 $100 application fee.

Financial Aid

23% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $4,318 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

94% Female, 6% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

62% White, 4% Hispanic / Latino, 8% African American, 3% Asian American, 4% American Indian, 1% Hawaiian / Pacific, 13% Two or More, 6% Unknown

114 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 06/03/2024

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