There’s never been a better time to start a career

Whether your dreams are to become a hair stylist, nail tech, instructor, make-up artist, platform artist, or you dream of owning your own salon one day, Faust Institute of Cosmetology can help make it happen! Faust Institute will provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to begin building your dream, one step at a time.

Express yourself through a career from the Faust Institute of Cosmetology – where fashion, creativity, education and fun equals success.





20 Weeks


There’s never been a better time to start a career in cosmetology. Few careers hold as much promise and opportunity as the ever-expanding, constantly changing, and forever fascinating beauty industry. Faust Institute of Cosmetology program is multifaceted. We not only offer training in the latest fashions and techniques in hair, but we also include, skin care, nail care and business strategies in our cosmetology program.

Students begin by learning the fundamental elements required of the sciences, concentrate on developing skills and accuracy, and gain an introduction to retailing, customer service and state laws, rules and regulations. As you progress through the program, students will be introduced to the salon environment on the clinic floor, attend advance classes and ultimately focus on the skills necessary to initiate a successful career: client retention, time management, goal setting, retailing and self-promotion.

Graduation Rate: 67.86%
Placement Rate: 94.74%
Licensure Rate: 100%


Equipment, textbooks, and supplies furnished by the school for use by each enrolled student are included in the list below. These become the property of the student. The student will be responsible for replacing lost or damaged equipment and materials.

Kit List Click Here


Upon successful completion of 600 hours (20 weeks), all academic requirements met and financial obligations satisfied or satisfactory payment arrangements made, the student will be issued a diploma. Upon successfully passing the State Board Exam at a designated testing center, receiving a diploma, and applying/paying for state licensure; the student is awarded a Cosmetology License in the State of Iowa.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate? 

The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 94.4%.


On-campus room & board: Not Offered

Tuition & Fees


Books & Supplies


*The amounts shown above include tuition, fees, kit, and books for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

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What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

Please contact our office for financial aid details.

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private).  The median amount of debt for program graduate is shown below:

Federal Loans


Private Education Loans


Institutional Financing Plan


The school has elected to provide the following additional information: 95% of program graduates used loans to help finance their costs for this program.

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