The Avenue Academy

1512 Eubank Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87112
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Programs Offered

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Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $9,950
Program Length 1,600 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $16,500
Cosmetology Instructor
Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $7,883

In the School's Words

Now offering night classes!

*Scholarships available! Be sure to ask about how to enter!

**The Avenue Academy provides financial aid to those who qualify (Federal Code 042716), and is now a nationally accredited institute through NACCAS

About Us

The Avenue Academy is a private and the first Redken Premier cosmetology school in New Mexico. Located in Albuquerque we offer a unique place of learning that has a combination of advanced, hands-on technical training combined with a strong study of the understanding, development and growth in business. With an innovative curriculum they will be better prepared for a rewarding, long term career in the beauty industry. All this will be done while achieving the highest level of successful measurable outcomes.

Students enrolled in The Avenue Academy programs will learn basic foundation of courses in, hair sculpting and cutting, shampooing, styling, anatomy, sanitation, and hygiene using Pivot Point International's Designer's Approach-based curriculum. Advanced courses cover the methods and products involved in changing hair texture and color, skin therapy, nail care, and makeup application.


Pursuing an education in Cosmetology or Eshtiology is the first step to discovering a career filled with endless opportunity. The Avenue Academy's goal is to maximize your artistic potential through programs that teach not only the latest techniques, but also proven business strategies. Our well rounded education will significantly improve your earning potential and prepare you for a long-term future in the industry.

In a 1600 hour Cosmetology training program or a 600 hour Esthiology training program, meeting New Mexico State requirements, we provide you with a quality education in all phases of Cosmetology and Esthiology. When you graduate, you will be a knowledgeable, skilled professional ready to pass the state board exams, and have the business knowledge to work as a successful licensed professional.

Both our Cosmetology and Esthiology programs include a MUD Make-up Designory Certification upon completion of the program. The Avenue Academy offers this exclusively as the only MUD Make-up Designory in the state of New Mexico.

Opportunities Available:

All Avenue Academy students spend time on the Student Salon Floor that includes hair stations, shampoo stations and a color bar, skin and nails interacting with and servicing guests in a real-world setting. The Student Salon Floor is open to the public, and is an opportunity for students to practice their technical skills in hair, skin and makeup.


The Avenue Academy awards up to $1500 in scholarships to students who dream of a career in Cosmetology or Esthiology. To apply, share what your focus will be within the cosmetology field and how you plan on building a successful career. Other factors will be required such as your GPA, a bio, and a formal interview. Contact us for more information.

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

Financial Aid

53% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $3,734 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2020 school year.

School Size

As of 2020 this school has 78 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 16.

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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