The ultimate goal of Excel Academies of Cosmetology is to create the next generation of top beauty professionals. Excel is dedicated not only to teaching the skills necessary to gain employment in the beauty industry but those needed to succeed beyond one's expectations.


Great artists achieve success because of great training!  Welcome to Excel Academies of Cosmetology and thank you for stopping by our page. With three locations in Michigan and one in Indiana, designing your own future is closer than you think.  We strongly believe that by offering smaller class sizes,  equipping our students with the best professional products in the industry and by holding our instructors to the highest standards, we are able to offer students a unique experience that will insure their success in the beauty industry. Excel Academies of Cosmetology is partnered with Paul Mitchell Pro, the distributor of Paul Mitchell Professional products for MI and IN which enables our students to experience  several business and educational opportunities unlike any other cosmetology school. We are thrilled you are interested in joining our family and look forward to hearing from you!


At Excel Academies of Cosmetology we hold our staff to the highest standards in the industry. With over 453 years combined experience in the industry, we are confident we  provide our students with the best education and real world experience available.  Come see for yourself! 



                WHAT'S NEW AT EXCEL?

* The NEW SPRING promotions are now available at all 4 Excel Academies locations! Going on Spring Break or just need a little pampering? You will love our specials. Call today to reserve your spot! 

* NOW ENROLLING FOR OUR APRIL CLASSES! We're very excited for our next group of Future Professionals to start  this spring! Call today if you're interested in a career in cosmetology, cosmetology instructor, skin care or nails!

* Looking for a little R&R? Excel Troy's Esthetician (skin care) program has been called "The best around" and has rave reviews. Schedule a facial appointment today! You WILL NOT be disappointed! 

* Our Merrillville, Indiana location recently received three new pedicure chairs. Come in today to receive a relaxing service at an affordable price!