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Your Future Starts at Z

Cosmetology School Z Hair Academy

Cosmetology School

Based in the Kansas City area, Z Hair Academy is an award-winning institution with four progressive cosmetology schools in Lawrence, Overland Park, Lee’s Summit and Kansas City.

About the Program
  • Complete Education
  • Right Tools for the Job
  • Your Path to Employment

Since 2004, Z Hair Academy has provided over $436,000 in student scholarships!

HPSA Awards

Z Hair Academy Recognized by the High Performance Salon Academy

The Z Hair Academy cosmetology school was recently recognized by the High Performance Salon Academy (HPSA) for its dedication to growth and leadership within the salon industry.

Testimonials

The Z Fam

“Kansas City Fashion Week was an incredible experience that brought me joy. This experience made me realize how much fun being a professional updo stylist would be. I grew as a person and as a stylist that day at KCFW. Everyone who wants to be a stylist should have this experience.”

Sarah Pfannestiel, Z Hair Academy Graduate

“…I loved my experience with Z Hair Academy because it built my confidence, not only in hair but just myself in general…"

Maggie Swiggart, Z Hair Academy Graduate

“…Z Hair Academy is by far the best education you could ask for. Like the beauty field itself, they are constantly changing and growing…”

Lindsay, Z Hair Academy Graduate and Stylist at Salon Adiktd

“…We are all privileged to have known Z Hair Academy. Thank you so much for such a valuable year…"

Morgan, Z Hair Academy Graduate and Stylist

“… thank you both for bringing in Suzie Bond and Steven Cristobal from L'Oreal Professionnel. I learned a lot and really enjoyed the presentation…”

Liz, Z Hair Academy Graduate and Stylist

“…After graduating from Z, I went to work in a salon right away. From day one, my employer was confident in my abilities as a stylist…”

Shannon, Z Hair Academy Graduate and Stylist

“…Ron, Judi and their staff are wonderful educators who work hard to make sure their students can have the most out their careers as stylists…”

Emily Rader, Z Hair Academy Graduate, Stylist at Salon Lucca

“…At Z, they didn't just teach me the basics of doing hair; they taught me how to be successful and how to have confidence and passion for doing hair…”

Katie, Z Hair Academy Graduate and Stylist

“…My education at Z Hair Academy taught me not only the technical skills necessary to work behind the chair but many other aspects of cosmetology and business…”

Kari, Z Hair Academy Graduate and Salon Owner

“…I have never been so blessed to have chosen Z Hair Academy it has taught me so much— not only just the technical but the real world…”

Taylor Roles, Z Hair Academy Graduate
Cosmetology School Zhair Student Salon

Student Salons

The Z Hair Academy student salons provide the service and experience you would expect from a high-end salon, but at affordable prices and within fun, friendly environments.