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Beauty School FAQs


If you are preparing to attend cosmetology school, you may have questions about what Xenon Academy can offer and what it’s like to attend our beauty school. We’ve compiled some of our most common questions below.

Still have questions? Reach out to us by filling out a form or calling our Omaha location at (402) 718-9853 or Grand Island location at (308) 210-4078. Alternatively, schedule a campus tour to get a feel for student life with us if you are interested in enrolling in beauty school.

Our School

What Programs Do You Offer?

Students at Xenon Academy can study CosmetologyEsthetics, or Barbering. Please note that our Barbering Program is only offered at our Omaha campus at this time.

How Do I Enroll In Beauty School?

The first step in enrolling at Xenon Academy is to schedule a campus tour. This visit will take about 45 minutes and offers you a chance to get to know more about our school, staff, and programs.

When you’re ready to enroll, download and fill out our application and return it to the campus of your choice. You’ll need to provide copies of your high school diploma/GED, birth certificate, and photo ID and pay an administrative fee upon submitting your application.

Is Financial Aid Available?

Xenon Academy is an accredited beauty school, so financial aid is available to those who qualify. Federal financial aid is provided in the form of grants, subsidized loans, and unsubsidized loans. You can fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) to see what type of federal aid you may qualify for.

Make sure to use our school code: 026105

If you need any additional assistance, our staff can help you with this process and answer any questions you have about paying for your education.

Do You Assist Graduates With Job Placement?

We cannot guarantee any employment opportunities for our graduates. However, we do host job fairs and maintain relationships with local salons and spas to help our students seek out job opportunities after they graduate.

What Are Beauty School Classes Like?

While attending beauty school, you will learn in the classroom and on the salon floor providing services to real clients. After a minimum of 200 classroom hours, students can begin providing client services under the supervision of licensed instructors. With plenty of hands-on experience, you’ll gain the confidence you need to practice your craft.

What’s Unique About Xenon Academy?

Xenon Academy features cutting-edge Pivot Point Curriculum in each of our programs as a Pivot Point Legacy Partner. Our school has been operating for more than 30 years with an ongoing commitment to train the next generation of beauty professionals.

With experienced, licensed instructors who are dedicated to our students’ success, we foster a welcoming community for all. We also hold ourselves and our students to high standards for professionalism, so you can get a solid foundation in your education.


Our Salon

Do I Need An Appointment For Salon Services?

Appointments are recommended for services in both of our salon locations. Call (308) 395-8600 for appointments in Grand Island or (402) 393-2933 in Omaha to guarantee your spot.

What Services Do Your Salons Offer?

Our salons provide haircuts, color services, texture systems, facials, spa therapies, and waxing. All services are performed at affordable rates by students under the supervision of licensed instructors. You can view the full list of services and see the cost of services.