Membership Benefits


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We’re your voice

AACS aggressively lobbies Congress, the Department of Education, and in state capitols to protect the interests of cosmetology schools and your students.

Grant program access

A nationwide marketing program designed to increase the enrollment at participating cosmetology schools. Call 800-831-1086 x3450  for more information.

Exclusive health benefits

AIL offers at no cost to all AACS member employees a $3,500 Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit. In addition, AACS member employees are also eligible for a Health Service Discount Program and Child Safety Kits.

Discounted industry events

Receive discounted registration to programs and have the opportunity to purchase group discount certificates for even more savings.

Free subscriptions

We offer Career Educators Alliance (CEA) subscriptions for all your instructors.

Networking is key

A great way to network! Share stories, get advice, ask questions and receive updates from other cosmetology school owners. Call 800-831-1086 x 108  or to get signed up.


AACS works with Industry Partners to provide a selection of scholarships that are only available to AACS member school students. Learn more: Grants & Scholarships

Web listing

Want to bring more students to your school? Your schools will be listed on the AACS website! Enhanced listings are available for an additional charge.