Explore Your Passion for Cosmetology/

If you love being creative, working with your hands, and helping people look and feel their best, you’ll love the Cosmetology/Barbering 1600 clock-hour program at Esteem Academy of Beauty. Find a passion for new skills including hair, nails, lashes, skincare, and barbering, and gain confidence through real client interactions.

Our instructors are there to help you every step of the way as you reach your full potential as a cosmetologist, and learn the skills needed to deliver a luxurious salon experience to every customer.

Come explore our South Ogden beauty school and feel the energy of our unique learning environment today!

see what our students have to say

"I am a student at Esteem, and I am so happy I chose to further my education here! They give you so much more knowledge than just what you need to get licensed. They have helped me be able to create beauty for others but also inside myself. If you're thinking about getting a cosmetology or esthetics license this school is top notch!"

Charisse M.

"As a student here, I have absolutely fallen in love with everyone here, and the atmosphere. They have a very high standard of service and expect a lot out of their students. They truly want you to succeed. The thing that has impressed me the most is their attention to detail and their professionalism. They truly teach you how to be a professional, not just a hairdresser."

Codie G.

"Look no further! This is The best beauty school and salon environment! The staff is well trained, you can feel the students desires to learn, and the atmosphere once you walk in is so uplifting! Whether you’re a student or a client, I highly recommend this school to anyone looking... you will not be disappointed!!!"

Samantha G.

"I go to school here and its such a fun [environment]! All the students and instructors have such amazing attitudes and personalities! I couldn't have picked a better school to go to!!!!"

Ashley W.

What You Can Learn

Explore techniques and styles that make you unique in the beauty space, grow familiar with standard operating salon and spa procedures, and polish the skills you wish to develop with Esteem Academy’s hands-on instruction.

Our curriculum covers all the bases you’ll need to pursue a role as a professional hair stylist, nail tech, lash and makeup artist, and even a private salon owner.

As a student, you’ll begin with sanitation best practices, product chemistry, and anatomy. Then, after watching live demonstrations from our instructors you can practice on mannequins and quickly move onto providing actual services to clients under the supervision of licensed professionals.

After completing the requirements of our program, you can be prepared to sit for the state board and become a licensed cosmetologist in Utah.

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100% Licensure Rate

Esteem Academy has a 100% licensure rate for our programs. We are committed to providing top-notch education and hands-on training, ensuring every student is fully prepared for their licensing exams and a successful career in the beauty industry.

Resources for Our Students

We work hard to provide each student the resources and tools they need to be successful upon graduation. Esteem Academy of Beauty offers full-time day courses and part-time evenings to account for busy schedules, as well as financial aid resources like in-house payment plans and loans through Mountain America Credit Union to ensure tuition doesn’t stand in the way of your career goals. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

While we cannot guarantee future employment, our aim is to build up the next generation of beauty professionals through our established network of industry experts and instructors.

Program FAQs and Details

What are the application requirements for this program?

Prospective students are required to have either successfully completed high school, received their GED, or provide evidence of completion of home schooling that state law treats as a home or private school.

How soon can I start this program?

New classes begin approximately every 10 weeks. Schedule your tour to speak with an admissions representative about a start date that works best for you! After completing enrollment, we’ll make sure you’re ready for your first day of class.

How long does the cosmetology/barbering program take?

The length of the program varies based on which class schedule you choose! Our full-time program can be completed in as little as 11 months while our part-time program can take as little as 21 months.

What is the class schedule like?

Class schedules vary based on whether you’re enrolled in our full-time or part-time programs.

Full-Time Days:

9:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday, with a 30-minute lunch

Part-Time Evenings:

4:30pm – 9:30pm Monday – Wednesday

4:30pm – 8:30pm Thursday

How much does the program cost?

The breakdown of our program is as follows:

  • Tuition: $16,000
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment Fee: $150
  • Kit & Books: $2,400

However, financial aid is available to those who qualify, which may help offset the cost. Please reach out if you have any questions about paying for beauty school!

What text materials are used?
  • Milady Standard Cosmetology
  • Milady Standard Haircutting System
  • Milady Study Guide
  • Milady Exam Review
Will Esteem Academy help me find a job after I graduate?

Yes! Our academy provides many opportunities to meet professionals in different areas of the beauty industry during your instruction to help determine which specific role you’d like to pursue. While we cannot guarantee employment, we will help in any way we can!

What if I started another program at a different beauty school?

Transfers are welcome! We would love for you to finish your cosmetology education with us at Esteem Academy of Beauty, and are happy to help you navigate any necessary transfer procedures.

How To Enroll

First, contact us at Esteem Academy of Beauty! You can do so by filling out a form on our website and we’ll contact you, or you can call our admissions team at 385-400-8155. Once we have your information we’ll be able to help you schedule a tour of our beauty school. Next, you’ll meet with an admissions representative to discuss your career goals. We want to set you up for success, and ensure we’re a great fit.

Last but not least, you can schedule an enrollment session, where we’ll help you get everything finalized for your education.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

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Esteem Academy of Beauty

1682 E 5600 S, South Ogden,
UT 84403



Monday – Thursday: 9:00am–9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am–4:30pm

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