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It doesn't just happen. It's something you plan for. It means doing something you like to do . . . and doing it well. With the right start it can be yours. Success . . . by design.

Welcome to the world of EQ School of Hair Design. You are about to make an important decision . . . to begin a successful career in cosmetology. And, in the coming months, you will become more and more at ease with that decision because everyone here at EQ School of Hair Design is behind you 100%. We want you to be successful!
EQ School of Hair Design's experience means skilled instructors with many years of teaching and current instructional methods. We are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS), and by the Iowa State Board of Cosmetology.

EQ School of Hair Design utilizes the Pivot Point teaching methodology within its curriculum. Guest artists and educators appear frequently adding to the curriculum and heightening the student experience.
EQ's graduates find placement in salons and allied fields from coast-to-coast. Our curriculum has additional training in nail technology, client service and sales techniques, consultation techniques and professional and personal image.

Our school has a highly respected history having operated schools in this area for more than 50 years. Welcome to EQ School Of Hair Design. Your future starts HERE!

EQ is Now A Summit School

The Summit School Mission is to provide business consulting services to all facets of the beauty industry with the overall goal of promoting growth and prosperity at all levels.

The Summit School Vision is to improve the beauty industry “one person at a time” by “passing it on” so that the salon industry will be strong and prosperous for generations to come.

The Summit School Culture is the foundation upon which we strive to create value for our clients and deliver exceptional service to salon leaders, employees, and salon guests.

Student | Guest Services

We are a Cosmetology Training facility. We rely on customers like you to help us in the training process. We invite you to come and experience EQ School of Hair Design.


Monthly Specials

Each month we run specials at EQ School of Hair Design for our customers. Check back here often for updates on this month’s specials!


Updates | Continuing Education

At EQ School we often have special events and continually strive to offer continuing education for our students. As these events are booked, we will list them here.

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Student Life

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Why I Love Being A Hair Stylist

February 20, 2015

When we are children, we have dreams of what we will be when we grow up. Our dreams usually begin with becoming a movie star, Wonder Woman, Superman or Malibu Barbie. As we begin to grow up, sometimes our dreams change, sometimes because we have changed, or sometimes because the world has told us we need to change our dreams. If your dream has always been to be a hairstylist, I am here to tell you that you don’t have to change your dreams.


Job Fairs

February 20, 2015

EQ School of Hair Design holds semi annual Job Fairs. Employers from leading area salons are invited to the school. […]



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