Thank you for your interest in Élan Academy, Albuquerque’s newest and most exciting Cosmetology and Barbering School. We are partnered with Schwarzkopf Hair Products and Bioelements Skin Care to provide our students with high-end, superior, and innovative products available only to industry professionals.
Course Offerings at Élan Academy:
Cosmetology (1600 Hours, approximately 40 weeks)
Barbering (1200 Hours, approximately 30 weeks)
Esthiology (600 Hours, approximately 15 weeks)
Nail Technology (Manicuring/Pedicuring)
(350 hours, approximately 9 weeks) Tuition: $3,500
Instructor (1000 hours, approximately 25 weeks)
Admission to Élan Academy: (upon acceptance of admission)
• Complete enrollment form
• Submit $25 money order/cashier’s check made payable to
"New Mexico Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists" (Required for student permit)
• Please ask about our scholarship program
• Submit 2 current pictures (1.5”x1.5”) for identification;
• Complete a final interview with administration to determine class schedule and finalize financial arrangements.
Employment Assistance: Élan Academy cannot guarantee employment for graduates, but we can provide assistance in seeking employment. Students will receive training in writing a resume, completing an employment application and preparing for successful interviews.
Please note: The licensing requirements for courses offered at the academy may restrict some applicants. The administration will answer questions regarding licensing requirements and the physical demands of the courses of study.