Financial Aid

How Much Does Beauty School Cost?

Take advantage of our Net Price Calculator (NPC). It will help you better understand the tuition required for your beauty school education, as well as estimated costs for books, supplies, and other materials. Our NPC, which also takes into account demographic and earnings information, will also show you the level of merit-based or need-based grants that you should expect to receive. Learn more about the bright career and Gainful Employment in the salon industry.

Available Financial Aid Programs

To find out what financial aid options you qualify for, schedule a financial aid appointment below with our Financial Aid Director, who can assist you in determining what options might be best for you.

Scholarship Information

Check out our list of available scholarships. The Salon Institute offers various scholarships throughout the year, as well as makes available information on third-party scholarships. Learn more here!

Veterans Affairs Education Benefits

As a beauty school approved by the State Approving Agency of Ohio for Veterans Training, we are honored to help the courageous men and women who serve our country (and their families) follow their dreams in the cosmetology industry.

Review all of the available VA education benefit programs, and apply for your benefits today!

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers several education and training benefits, including the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Educational Assistance Program, and Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program.

If you are a veteran or family member of a veteran, you may qualify for any one of these financial aid options.

If you have any questions, contact us today.
Our Financial Aid Coordinator will help find the answers you need!

Fill out your FAFSA now!

Apply For Financial Aid

To find out what financial aid options you qualify for, your first step is to complete a Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) form. By doing so, you will be activated within the government system and your eligibility for grants will be determined. Go to  Our school code is: 041891.

Schedule a Financial Aid Appointment:

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