To begin the application process for any of our cosmetology, esthetics, or nail technology programs, you will need to call 1-877-987-HAIR (4247) and set up your initial tour and appointment. After you have completed your tour, you will sit down with an admissions representative to discuss class schedules, cost, and financial aid. Your admissions representative will help you fill out all the necessary paperwork and walk you through the process.
Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Salon Success Academies students have access to federal aid, private loans, and scholarships. For more information, visit our financial aid page.
Salon Success Academies makes sure that all students graduate fully prepared to take the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology exams. These exams are made up of two parts – a practical exam and a written exam. At Salon Success Academies students will participate in mock exams throughout the program, giving them the opportunity to practice their skills in the standardized exam format.
The salons at each campus offer a wide array of services for the general public. Each service is performed by a Salon Success Academies student, under the watchful eye of a certified instructor. Everything from a basic hair-cut to a full color is available, as well as facials and nail care. For more information on our services, as well as a list of prices, visit our salon services page.
You can schedule a tour at any of our five campuses by calling 1-877-987-HAIR (4247). During your tour, you’ll meet with an admissions representative to discuss the programs at Salon Success Academies, visit our classrooms, and check out our campus salons where students perform services on clients.
A cosmetologist is someone who provides hair, skin, and nail services in a salon or spa. You could be cutting and coloring hair; performing chemical hair treatments, such as perms, providing facials, and giving manicures and pedicures. When you are a licensed cosmetologist, you're ready to do almost anything in the beauty industry! To learn more about a cosmetology career, click here.
An esthetician helps clients understand proper skincare and provides skincare services. You'll be giving facials for many different skin types, performing hair removal, such as waxing, and even applying makeup for special occasions. Estheticians can also find work in medical offices, helping dermatologists treat skin conditions. To learn more about an esthetics career, click here.
A nail technician provides manicure and pedicure services in a salon or spa. You'll be applying nail polish and designing intricate nail art on both real and artificial nails. You will also provide hand, foot, and calf massages as part of your manicure and pedicure services. To learn more about a career as a nail technician, click here.
The cosmetology program is 1,600 hours and meets all California state standards for licensing. The full-time program can be completed in as little as 10 months, and the part-time program can be completed in as little as 16 months.*
The esthetics program is 600 hours, and also meets all California state standards for licensing. The full-time program can be completed in as little as 5 months and the part-time program can be completed in as little as 7 months.*
The nail technology program is 400 hours, and meets all California state standards for licensing. Please call to speak with an admissions representative to learn more about this program option.
*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 Academies is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). Accreditation ensures the highest standards in cosmetology education. All 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 Academies can help you begin training for a new career in the beauty industry today!
Call us at 1-877-987-HAIR (4247) or click here to learn more about everything this beauty school has to offer.