Interested individuals in and around Iowa City may pursue a cosmetology education by enrolling at The Salon Professional Academy. For the last three years The Salon Professional Academy has received its accreditation from the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences. The main program offered by The Salon Professional Academy is in cosmetology, which prepares individuals with the skills and education needed to obtain licensure and seek out long term employment after graduation. In addition to cosmetology, The Salon Professional Academy also provides an esthetics program, for individuals who wish to specialize in skin treatments and care and a nail technology program, which provides training in nail artistry and care.
The Salon Professional Academy provides services for students including cosmetology career counseling to help students, job placement options for students looking for work, and flexible scheduling for those with irregular schedules. State and county licensing procedures may differ, and as such it is suggested students research getting a license in cosmetology. For information and consumer disclosures, please check out school's website.
The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at The Salon Professional Academy – Iowa City. 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 (319) 248-2958 x3.
Cosmetology (2,100 Hours)
The cosmetology program offered usually takes about sixteen months to complete and may satisfy education requirements for licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $21,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $2,200*
- 17 students completed the cosmetology program last year
- Takes about 16 months to complete
Get more information about cosmetology and find other schools listed by going to our cosmetology schools page.
Esthetician (600 Hours)
The esthetician program offered usually takes about eight months to complete and may satisfy education requirements for licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $6,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $1,100*
- Takes about 8 months to complete
Learn more about esthetician programs through our esthetician schools profile page, which includes listings and career descriptions.
The program takes about five months for most students to complete.
- Tuition estimate is $3,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $1,000*
- Takes about 5 months to complete
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||83%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||72%||$4,531|
|Receiving Student Loans||59%||$4,941|
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to The Salon Professional Academy – Iowa City. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- La James International College - Iowa City in Iowa City, IA (2 miles away)
- Capri College - Cedar Rapids in Cedar Rapids, IA (25 miles away)
- American College of Hairstyling - Cedar Rapids in Cedar Rapids, IA (25 miles away)