About Avenue Five Institute

Fun group of Avenue Five students outside and hamming it up for the camera.
Avenue Five Institute is fully accredited and financial aid is available to those who qualify

Cutting Edge Beauty & Massage Training Community

Avenue Five Institute, founded in 2007, is passionate about supporting Austin’s thriving beauty and spa industry. For aspiring professionals, the school offers three comprehensive training programs specializing in haircare, massage or skincare.

Don’t Just Get Licensed – Get Inspired

Your success is what we’re all about. Avenue Five is dedicated to providing salon-professional educators in a fashion-forward, interactive learning environment – so you’re fully prepared to pursue the future you want. By focusing on your goals and cultivating your passions, you can complete the program as a career-ready professional. We will be there to assist you in your search for an employer that will support your success as you reach for even higher goals.

Ask Professionals at Local Salons Who THEY Choose…

Avenue Five has long-standing relationships with many salon and spa employers and we listen to them for ways we can improve. Ask local salons about our reputation. Our community involvement and long-standing relationships allow us to assist you with many employment options.

Avenue Five - Testimonial that says - I called the salons I wanted to work for and asked them - if you were to go back and do it again, where would you go to school - and the salons said - I'd go back to Avenue Five"

Busy Modern Salon

Beauty and massage careers aren’t mastered in the classroom. To get the confidence and professional-level skills it takes to succeed, you need real-world experience working with clients. Our facilities have been specifically designed as a teaching salon/spa.

Avenue Five is extremely thankful to the thousands of loyal Student Salon & Spa guests that continue to support, what are likely to become, some of Austin’s most influential future beauty professionals and healing massage therapists.

Visit our Facilities Page to learn more, Contact Us to schedule a tour or Book an Appointment for a beauty or spa treatment.

Learn from Industry Experts Who Love What They Do

The amazing team of men and women who work at Avenue Five aren’t here because they have to be. They’re here because they want to be. Our instructors know what works and what doesn’t from years of professional experience in salons and spas. And they’re dedicated to giving you the skills, confidence and support you need to launch your future.

Visit our Staff page to learn more.

Funding Your Education

Avenue Five Institute is fully accredited and financial aid is available to those who qualify. As Austin’s first and only nationally accredited massage school, Avenue Five is the only massage school in the area whose program qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more.

Exclusive Wella Signature School

Avenue Five Institute is among a select number of committed cosmetology schools in North America who are Wella Signature Schools.

If you dream of owning your own salon, being part of a salon group, working behind the scenes on motion pictures, working in the international fashion arena and creating looks for magazines or working on photographic shoots, attending Avenue Five Institute, a Wella signature school, can be a fantastic start to realizing your goals!

Community Involvement

Each year, the students and staff of Avenue Five Institute donate their talent and time to give back to the community and a collection of charitable causes. Over the past 5 years, Avenue Five has donated 5000+ hours of community service to assist the sick, the homeless, the unfortunate, and the challenged.

Visit our Charity Page to learn more.

Turn Your Passion into Your Profession – Specialized Business Training

In addition to beauty or massage techniques, as an Avenue Five student you’ll gain the practical business knowledge it takes to build a successful, sustainable career.

Avenue Five Institute was the first school in Texas to partner with Nuts and Bolts, one of the most respected business training programs in the industry. This professional development program is designed to integrate personal, technical and traditional business skill sets so you can effectively:

  • Make money;
  • Build clientele; and
  • Succeed professionally.

Visit our Business Training page to learn more.

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Is Avenue Five Institute Right For You? Get More Info…

To explore whether Avenue Five Institute is right for you, contact us to receive more information. To contact an Admissions Advisor, call 512-968-2835.

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