We’re happy you are considering enrolling in one of our beauty programs! Choosing a beauty school to attend is a big decision, and every student has questions. This FAQ page will hopefully answer some of your big questions, so you can move forward confidently in your educational decisions. As always, you are welcome to contact our team if you have more questions.
You can begin the application process for our Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetician, Nail Technology or Make-Up Designory/ MUD Makeup programs by calling 1-877-987-HAIR (4247) to set up your initial school visit and appointment. After you complete your campus visit, our Admissions specialist will sit down with you to discuss class schedules, costs, and the financial aid opportunities that may be available to you. We will walk you through the application process and show you how to complete the necessary paperwork.
We prepare our students to sit for the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology exams by offering them plenty of opportunities to practice their skills, receive practical training, and participate in mock exams. Check out our blog post about 10 Tips to Pass Your State Board Test.
Our salons and spas offer a wide array of services available to the general public, including basic haircuts, full-color transformations, facials, men’s grooming, and nail care. Each service is performed by a Salon Success Academy student, under the supervision of a certified instructor. For more information about our services, visit our salon services page.
Schedule a visit at any of our six campuses by calling 1-877-987-HAIR (4247). During your campus visit, you’ll meet with an admissions representative to discuss the programs available at Salon Success Academy, visit our classrooms, and check out our student salons.
A barber shampoos, cuts, colors, and styles hair, for mostly male clients. A barber also provides men’s grooming services, such as facial shaving.
A cosmetologist provides hair, skin, and nail services in a salon or spa. They cut, color, treat, and style hair and may also provide facials, and give manicures and pedicures.
An esthetician educates clients about proper skincare and provides services such as facials, waxing, and makeup applications. Estheticians are also employed in medical offices, helping dermatologists treat skin conditions.
A manicurist cleans, trims, files, and polishes the nails of the hands and feet. They also massage and moisturize hands and feet, reduce calluses and rough skin, and teach clients about proper nail care and current trends and fashion.
*Program length varies based on attendance and fulfillment of practical requirements. Please call to speak with an admissions representative to learn more about specific program requirements.
Yes! Salon Success Academy is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). Accreditation ensures the highest standards in cosmetology education. All of our campuses have achieved the highest level of recognition from NACCAS. We are also recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, and are proud to offer financial aid to those who qualify.
Salon Success Academy offers beauty school educational programs at competitive costs. Estimated costs for individual programs are listed below, but the best way to get an exact number is to contact our admissions team.
As an accredited school, Salon Success Academy is able to offer students financial aid. To begin the process, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). If you have any questions during the financial aid process, do not hesitate to contact us! More financial aid options and information are available on our Financial Aid page.
“I attended the salon success academy part time night barbering program at the Riverside campus. It was a lifelong goal of mine to attend barbering school to pursue my passion!!! Not only administrators, but all the professors and students are amazing heartfelt people who truly love what they do. I highly recommend the school to anyone who wants to enter the beauty industry!!!!”
“I attended the West Covina location for manicuring I enjoyed every minute I was at school I would 100% recommended it, I know it can be intimidating to start a new journey but I can guarantee you, you will not regret coming to salon success! ❤️”
“This is such a great school, I met wonderful people and had great teachers. Thank you for such a great experience.”
Turn your passion for beauty into a profession. From cutting-edge hair techniques to the latest in coloring trends, our cosmetology program could be your ticket to a vibrant career. Plus, get an overview of skincare and nails.
Unlock the secrets of radiant skin. Our esthetics program covers facials, treatments, and holistic skin health, preparing you for a rewarding career in skincare. This could be the program for you if you love helping others love their own skin.
Craftsmanship meets style in our barbering program. Learn the age-old techniques of barbering while staying updated with contemporary trends. Our barbering program equips you with the skills to become a master in men's grooming.
Perfect the art of nail care. From elegant manicures to show-stopping nail art, our program ensures you're always on the cutting edge of nail trends. If you’re someone who knows how important a fresh set of nails is, this could be for you.
From fashion runways to film sets, our Make-up Designory program prepares you for diverse opportunities in the makeup industry. You can dive deeper into the world of makeup to learn how to become a professional makeup artist.
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