From Start to Finish

Salon Institute came to be through a passionate desire to provide high-quality education to serious, career-minded people interested in the cosmetology industry.

cosmetologist styling hairWe didn’t want to open just another “beauty school.”

We wanted to cater to highly motivated, creative individuals eager to become ingrained in the world of fashion through education, hands-on training, real world experience including fashion shows, portfolio-building photo shoots, networking events, and charity work.

Salon Institute provides top caliber education that prepares graduates to not only pass their State Boards, but with the skill sets and resources needed to open and manage their own business.

We’ve built an educational institution housed in an upscale salon environment for maximum learning opportunities. And we’ve developed class schedule options understanding the need many students have for flexibility. Tuition costs are kept competitive with other schools in the area, and our admissions and financial aid specialists work diligently to help students process applications and financial aid paperwork.

makeup artist working with a modelThe learning environment most important to us has dictated a curriculum students won’t find elsewhere.

In and out of the classroom, utilizing tablets with electronic curriculum, text books, video, demonstrations, mannequins, and real clients, students receive the comprehensive Cosmetology Manager training necessary to excel in their career. And we cheer each other on.

The supportive team climate only enhances each student’s motivation and confidence and teaches them the importance of teamwork and collaboration.

It’s time for you to grab a hold of the fashion career you’ve always wanted. Whether you’re in the Columbus, OH or Toledo, OH areas, Salon Institute is waiting for you to experience us!

Salon Institute News

  • Meet & Greet: Kristin R., Marketing & PR Director

    We always say that we would be nothing without our staff, and feel strongly that the Salon Institute team is the best in the business!  In our “Meet & Greet” blog series, get to know the people that make Salon Institute amazing! 

  • Columbus Campus hosts first-ever Salon Showcase Hiring Event

    We are thrilled with the success of our first Salon Showcase hiring event! The students who performed live demos on stage displayed awesome presence and skill. Thank you to 1820 Collective, Ltd.​, Charles Penzone Grand Salons​, J. Carmen Salon​, Kenneth’s Hair Salons and Day Spas​,  and Ulta Beauty​ for joining us, and for your support […]

  • Now offering eye lash extension certification classes!

    The Salon Institute is proud to offer students enrolled in our Advanced Cosmetology Program the option to become certified as a Bella Lash Artist! Bella Lash training typically spans a 2-day intensive class, which Salon Institute absorbs into our 1,800 clock hour program.

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