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If you have any additional questions feel free to use our chat box in the lower righthand corner or give us a call at 801-763-1200.

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What sets The Forum Academy apart from all the others?

Using a number of specialized programs ONLY available at The Forum Academy, we take our students on a journey of discovery and success.

One of the many unique features about The Forum Academy is that our owners are cosmetologists. They possess real-world experience to start students off with advanced knowledge in cosmetology. Our staff instructors are actual working stylists with many years of experience and they pass on their artistic touch and love for the industry. 

We pride ourselves in being a small campus where our students can learn in a fun, safe and comfortable environment. Our campus was designed with future salon professionals in mind. From individual stations to our custom lighting, The Forum Academy is set up like a high-end salon so our students can perform high quality services getting them ready for their professional careers.When we say we provide real experience from the real world, we mean it!

For anyone looking for the best cosmetology school in Utah County, look no further than The Forum Academy.  

Voted #1 Beauty School in Utah Valley 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022


How much is tuition at The Forum Academy?

Tuition: $15,391.25

Application Fee: $100.00 (non refundable)

Student Kit: $1,500.00 (books included)

Tax: $108.75

We offer optional kits that can be added onto your tuition. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.  Request information today to learn more about how an education from The Forum Academy is a wise investment in your future.


How long is your cosmetology program?

To graduate from The Forum Academy requires 1600 class hours, which follows the guidelines and requirements in the state of Utah. The time it takes to complete 1600 hours is based on the number of hours per week a student attends classes in our academy. A full time student can complete the requirements in approximately 12-13 months. A part time student may take up to 24 months depending our their schedule.

Do you offer Part Time?

Yes! We offer a part time program that is 20 hours a week. 

Are there any certifications available?

Hair and Lash extensions are certifications that are both INCLUDED in your tuition.  We do offer add on certification programs such as a Pro makeup course and Microblading.


When do you take your Vacation Breaks?

The academy will be closed following the Alpine School District calendar holidays:

    • New Year’s Day


    • Alpine School District Spring Break


    • Observed Memorial Day Break


    • Independence Day Break


    • Observed Labor Day Break


    • Alpine School District Fall Break


  • Thanksgiving Break

  • Christmas Break
    Holidays are subject to change and are calculated into your scheduled graduated date.


What is the Daily Schedule of school?

Schedule: Full-time Students scheduled to attend 40 hours weekly from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday through Friday.

Saturday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.  

Part time Schedule is 20 hours weekly.


When do classes begin?

Classes begin the third Wednesday in the months of: January, April, June, August & October. Saturday attendance is not required during your core training. (Summer classes do tend to fill up quickly.)

Do you accept transfer students?

Yes! You must have a minimum of 300 hours to complete. Rate is $12 an hour.

For further details regarding our Academy, contact us by filling our our Request Info Form!


Student applying makeup on a model at The Forum Academy.