Hays Campus
1214 E 27th St, Hays, KS 67601
(785) 628-6624

Salina Campus
115 S 5th St, Salina, KS 67401
(785) 833-2280

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Vision Statement

Our goal is to produce the most hire-able, financially responsible graduates in the country!

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Beauty & Hair Design School in Hays & Salina, Kansas

  • Founded in 1981
  • Providing education in cosmetology and nail technology
  • Campuses in Hays, Kansas and Salina, Kansas
  • Carefully designed curriculum with the students best interests in mind
  • Industry Partners include:
  • Wella Color Signature School
  • Nuts and Bolts Business Training Member School
  • Wella Cut Craft Exclusive Member School


Hays Academy of Hair Design strives to provide a progressive post-secondary education that will prepare students for a career in the salon and spa profession, while enhancing maximum personal potential.

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Beauty Courses

Hays Academy offers beauty courses at our two locations in Salina and Hays, KS. When you choose Hays Academy, you’ll receive instruction from highly skilled professionals to prepare you for a rewarding beauty career doing what you love and helping people feel confident and beautiful. Hays Graduates go on to be professional stylists, salon owners, spa managers, nail technicians, aestheticians, makeup technicians, professional educators, product representatives, and more.

We offer the following programs at Hays Academy:

Cosmetology Courses – Our cosmetology program is governed by the Kansas Board of Cosmetology and accredited through the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences. You’ll receive 1500 hours of cosmetology training in 12 months, teaching you male and female haircuts, hair design, hair color, skin care, and nail care, as well as communication and business skills. We are a Dermalogica Partner School, meaning all of our students are instructed in advanced skin therapy techniques developed by The International Dermal Institute and receive a professional Dermalogica product kit. View our cosmetology curriculum.

Nail Technician Courses – Regarded as one of the most progressive nail technician programs in Kansas, our curriculum includes 350 hours of continuous training in three months’ time, instructing you on acrylic nails, natural nail care, spa manicures and pedicures, nail art, communication, and business skills. In addition to teaching you how to use essential products and equipment, we also instruct you on the latest nail techniques. Our program is governed and regulated by the Kansas Board of Cosmetology and accredited through the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences. View our nail tech curriculum.

Salon Services

We offer a wide range affordable salon and spa services at Hays Academy in Hays and Salina, including:

Haircuts – Our haircuts are performed by students under the supervision of trained hair care professionals. We provide shampoos and haircuts for men, women, and children, along with bang trims, beard trims, and mustache trims.

Hair Color – Hair color can cost hundreds of dollars at a salon, but you’ll get the same level of service and results at Hays Academy. We offer temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent hair color as well as highlights and ombre hair color.

Waxing – As part of our full line of spa services, we provide waxing for the eyebrows, face, legs, and body.

Facials – Whether your skin needs a little TLC or you’re just in the mood to treat yourself, our facials offer a relaxing experience and a refreshed look. In addition to basic facials for every skin type, we also provide facials for anti-aging and rejuvenating the skin. We can even combine your facial of choice with makeup service afterwards.

Nails – Our nail technicians will have you looking your best with a professional spa manicure or pedicure, gel nail polish, or Tammy Taylor acrylic nails. We also offer foot detoxes in conjunction with our pedicure services.