Aveda Institute

6905 Mills Civic Parkway #120, Des Moines, IA 50266
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Programs Offered

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Program Length 2,100 hours
Average Completion 14 months
Program Tuition $21,100
Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $10,100
Massage Therapy
Program Length 33 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $15,493

In the School's Words

For some people, beauty doesn't just catch their eye; it catches their heart. If you're drawn to the beauty industry, let Aveda Institute Des Moines guide you toward a fulfilling future. We prepare students for creative, successful and rewarding careers in the salon and spa industries.

Embrace your raw talent. Get excellent education. Pursue your passion. Choosing to enroll at Aveda Institute Des Moines is choosing to nurture your natural ability.

At Aveda Institute - Des Moines, we provide the following programs:

  • Cosmetology
  • Esthetics
  • Massage Therapy

Love Your Community

As a student at Aveda Institute - Des Moines, you can join a growing, strong, sustainable network of salon and spa professionals. We're one of the fastest-growing networks in the beauty industry.

What does that mean for you? As a graduate of Aveda Institute - Des Moines, you can find professional support in virtually every facet of the beauty industry. Whether you're interested in working at a salon, resort or owning your own business, you can continue to benefit from joining the Aveda network throughout the lifetime of your career.

Be Inspired. Be Nourished. Be Refreshed.

Aveda education teaches, nourishes, refreshes and connects people who are pursuing their passions in the beauty industry. We were founded on caring for you and for the Earth.

As a result, the Aveda brand is rooted in environmental sustainability. As a student, you can gain a thorough understanding of our huge line of earth-friendly products. We provide:

  • Organic ingredients and practices
  • Plant-based alternatives
  • Responsible packaging
  • Wind-powered operations
  • Environmentally sound options

At Aveda Institute - Des Moines, we are passionate both as artists and as citizens. As a student, you'll be encouraged to seek out ways to make the world around you a better place to be.

Contact Us Today!

Answer beauty's call. Contact Aveda Institute Des Moines today and do what you love!

About This School


There is an application fee of 100. Please contact this school to learn more about how to apply.

Financial Aid

42% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,418 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2020 school year.

School Size

As of 2020 this school has 173 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 15.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2022.


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

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