An Invitation from Élan Academy 

The staff of Élan Academy thanks you for choosing us as your first step towards achieving a new career as a salon professional.  Together we will embark on a journey that will lead you to an exciting career as a cosmetologist, barber, esthetician, or nail technician.  The Élan Academy is committed to providing our students with a state-of–the-art educational experience in an environment that is equipped with the highest quality products, equipment, instructional materials and instructors. You can expect hands-on learning experience with individual and small group instruction.

Mission Statement

The mission of Élan Academy is to foster and develop professional graduates who will be successful in the field of cosmetology, barbering, esthetics or nail technology by providing a comprehensive, technically advanced education.

 Our School

Élan Academy is a 3,400 square foot school located at 1600 Eubank Blvd. N E, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87112.  Our school features the latest educational curricula, equipment, learning tools and modern clinic area for cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, and nails.  Élan Academy has twenty stations, three shampoo wash units, three manicure and two pedicure stations, and a two bed esthetics room.


ÉlanAcademyis an affiliate of one ofAlbuquerque’s most popular and successful salons, Estevan’s Salon de Belleza.  The master stylists of Estevan’s will be guest lecturers, demonstrators of advanced techniques in the art and science of color, hair cutting, styling and other sophisticated procedures. Élan Academy also partners with Dermalogical, BioElements, Mac Pro, Schwarzkoph, Farouk Systems, Keratin Complex and Patrice Beaute to provide an educational experience unavailable in other school settings.


Élan Academy is a post-secondary vocational school located conveniently at 1600 Eubank Blvd. N E.  We have the good fortune of being located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, known for being at the forefront of fashion, beauty and culture in our state. Our oversized facility features a large clinic area, classroom spaces, dispensary and administrative and reception office areas.