Capri Institute

1595 Main Ave, Clifton, NJ

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The CAPRI Institute of hair design was founded in 1961 by Helmut E. Muenster, also known as “The man with the golden scissors.” Since then the SAPRI Institute has flourished, and now has four campuses, located in the cities of Clifton, Kenilworth, Brick and Paramus in the state of New Jersey. The school emulates Mr. Muenster's standard of excellence and love of teaching.


The CAPRI Institute offers a quality education in cosmetology. Built up on the solid foundations set forth by Mr. Muenster, The CAPRI Institute maintains quality facilities and up to date trends and techniques to ensure that students will be fully prepared to work after graduation. All programs are designed to prepare students for state licensing requirements.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Interested students should fill out the online form to make an appointment with a school representative and visit the campus. Alternatively you can ask to be sent a brochure for further consideration.

The CAPRI Institute helps students construct financial packages through the use of financial aid counselors. Interested students should meet with counselors to discuss and work toward finding the best solutions to their financial needs.

Programs Offered

The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at Capri Institute. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (800) 232-2774.

The cosmetology program takes about twelve months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $15,000*
  • The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $1,000*
  • 129 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the cosmetology program is usually 12 months

Get more information about cosmetology and browse other schools listed by checking out our cosmetology schools page.

The esthetician program offered usually takes about ten months to complete and may satisfy education requirements for licensing.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $8,000*
  • Cost of required supplies: $700*
  • Takes about 10 months to complete

Learn more about esthetician programs by taking a look at our esthetician schools profile page, which also includes career information.

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.

**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is $18,100. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (201) 599-9250 x15. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid82%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships81%$3,735
Receiving Student Loans78%$8,069

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 12%.

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (973) 772-4610

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (201) 599-9250 x15

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