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The Aveda Institute Columbus offers a unique learning environment in cosmetology through hands-on, real-world experience. Located in Columbus, Ohio, we inspire students to exceed expectation and seek lifelong learning beyond the traditional classroom. Aveda believes that education encompasses more than learning basic technical skills. Our cosmetology curriculum is specifically designed to prepare beauty school students for the state licensing examination and allow them to learn the technical, personal and business skills necessary to work in a professional salon environment.

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Aveda School

Cosmetology Career Path

Cosmetology Career Path

1500 hours | 44 Weeks

Aveda’s cosmetology program incorporates extensive hands-on learning to provide students with a total body approach to beauty and wellness. Upon completion, graduates are ready to succeed as a licensed Cosmetologist.

Esthiology Career Path

Esthiology Career Path

600 hours | 18 Weeks

Aveda’s esthiology program teaches skin care, body care, waxing & makeup with an emphasis on high-touch techniques using high-tech delivery during spa clinic treatments. Upon completion, graduates are ready to succeed as licensed Estheticians.


The Aveda Institute experience will put you at the top of your game and open doors for your future in the industry. The level of expertise and education at our Aveda school is unparalleled by any other cosmetology school. Attend the Aveda Institute and experience one of the best cosmetology schools in Columbus.

Aveda is limitless

An Aveda education aligns you with the most successful professional network in the beauty and fashion industry. The Aveda network includes more of the top 200 fastest growing salons than any other brand.

The Aveda difference

The distinctive learning environment at the Aveda Institute in Columbus encourages personal and professional growth, creativity and teamwork. Our higher purpose is to help you meet your full potential, from planning your career path to designing your life choices. From the start, we help you identify how you learn best. We then customize your education to help you achieve success. From world-class technical training to extensive hands-on experience, you will be prepared for the endless opportunities that await you.

Aveda Institute Columbus Highlights

  • Strategic location next to Ohio State University offers real life hands-on experience by servicing a trendy, diverse clientele.
  • An intimate classroom setting, designed for maximum student and educator interaction.
  • 10,000 square feet of state-of-the art salon facilities and classroom space.


We have a financial plan for everyone!

Federal Financial Aid now available to qualified students!

Contact the Admissions Office at 614.291.2421 to begin your future at Aveda.

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