makeup artist working on a clientCollege admissions can seem a bit intimidating.

Well, don’t worry.

Our Admissions specialists will walk you through every step of the process. From application to interview, financial aid, and first day prep, we’re here for you.

Download our brochure to learn more about our 1,800 clock hour Advanced Cosmetology Program. Classes start every 4 weeks, so you can start when it’s the right time for you.

You want to choose a college major that’s fun, stimulating and interesting, but at the end of the day you also want to make money, right? Check out the video from 2014 below to learn more about what makes cosmetology an in-demand career!  WGTE Public Media selected Salon Institute to speak on cosmetology as a featured career during a video series designed to education high school students on future career choices.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Your total tuition cost includes application and registration fees, your student kit for getting started, and 1800 Cosmetology Manager on-the-clock hours.
  • You can choose from our 5 day or 3 day course schedules; both require some Saturday hours.
  • New classes start every 4 weeks! Are you ready to start, like, yesterday? Call our Admissions Department for the next start date.

Schedule your tour and interview right away and let us help you get one step closer toward your new career.

Schedule a Tour Now!

Financial Aid

Paying for your education doesn’t have to be difficult.

At Salon Institute, we open doors to financial aid assistance and we have an entire team dedicated to easing the stress of starting your beauty school education.

  • Financial Aid begins with filling out your FAFSA at Our school code is: 041891
  • Meet with our Financial Aid team during your visit to Salon Institute. We’ll get you all of the information you need to get started!

From Gainful Employment information in the cosmetology industry, to beauty school costs, assistance, and grants, go to our financial aid page.

Learn more about Financial Aid



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