Admissions at Aveda Institute – Boise and Twin Falls

If enrolling in beauty school is the next step in your journey, Aveda Institute Boise and Aveda Institute Twin Falls are happy to be a part of it! Here’s what to expect in the admissions process.

Enrollment Requirements

Our enrollment requirements help ensure that you will be eligible to obtain a license in your beauty field of choice from the state of Idaho. You must be at least 16 ½ years old and have graduated from high school to start our programs. If you are in doubt about your specific situation and whether you’d be eligible for a license upon graduation, don’t hesitate to ask us.

Connect With Our Admissions Team

No matter where you are in your journey to beauty school, you can take the next step by getting in touch with our admissions team. Whether you are ready to enroll ASAP or just exploring the idea of attending beauty school, we can likely help!

One big reason to get in touch is for us to schedule a time for you to come in for a personal tour of our school. During a tour, you can learn more about your program of interest, meet current students, interact with our talented educators, and even get information about the financial options you have for funding your education.


Need more information? We’d love to answer any questions you have about our institutes and pursuing your career in cosmetology.

Prefer to call us yourself? Contact your preferred campus by phone:

Aveda Institute Boise

Aveda Institute Twin Falls


Getting Started on Financial Aid

If you want to attend beauty school, don’t let financial concerns stand in the way of your dreams. Aveda Institute – Boise and Aveda Institute – Twin Falls offer financial aid to those who qualify in our cosmetology and esthetics programs.

To get a jumpstart on a customized financial aid package, start by filling out your FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). It is free, and everyone should fill it out to see if they qualify for any kind of federal aid—even if you believe you don’t qualify.

When filling out the FAFSA, include the appropriate school code:
041767 (Boise campus) or 009873 (Twin Falls campus)

If you have any questions or need help with your FAFSA® application, please call your closest campus and ask for financial aid assistance.

Learn more about student financial aid, including available scholarships and assistance for our military veterans.

Application Essay or Project

We have many worthy prospective students, and we want to admit students who are deeply committed to starting and finishing one of our programs. To help us ensure that we are assembling an incredible student body, we ask all applicants to submit an essay or similar project as part of your application.

Accepted formats for your application essay include: written text, slide presentation (such as PowerPoint), or video. The format matters less than showing us that you are serious, creative, and excited to join the beauty industry.

In your work, please be prepared to answer the following questions:

  • Tell me about yourself/who you are/what are your interests and hobbies?
  • Why the beauty industry?
  • Why Aveda Institute Twin Falls?
  • What is your support system to be while you are attending our school?
  • How are you going to make sure you start and finish the program?
  • What are your future goals and plans?

For full details and guidance about this application essay, please request more information to get in touch with an admissions team member.

Additional Admissions Documents

To complete your application, you’ll also need to compile the following documents and schedule an appointment at your campus of choice to submit them:

  • Application and registration fee of $100
  • Valid driver’s license or other accepted photo ID
  • Proof of education by high school diploma, GED, or transcripts for either
  • Name change documents (marriage license or divorce decree)
  • Letter of recommendation

Enrolling at Aveda Institutes – Boise and Twin Falls

If you are accepted, we’ll be in touch with a confirmed start date and information about attending your orientation! This is our favorite part, where we welcome rising stars to our Aveda Institute family. We can’t wait to see you.


Now's the perfect time to pursue a career in cosmetology, esthetics or barbering. We'll even help you find a job after you graduate! We offer financial aid to those who qualify and our schedule allows you to have the perfect school/life balance.

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Our cosmetology program provides students with training in hair, skin, and nail care.

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Our esthetics program focuses on the theory and practical application of skin care techniques.

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Nail Tech

We offer a nail technology program that trains students in the art and science of nail care.

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Our barbering program is designed to teach students fades, shaves, skin care and more.

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Our salon is supervised by our experienced educators, and as a result you can experience and enjoy Aveda salon and spa services at amazing prices. All services are performed by our students under the supervision of licensed professionals. We offer special perks through our Pure Privilege Membership, and we offer a full range of salon and spa services. Check out our work below, and contact us today to book your appointment.
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