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The Salon Professional Academy

90 K Street Northeast Suite 103, Washington, DC 20002

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Programs Available

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Program Length1,500 hours
Average Completion12 months
Program Tuition$20,000
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Teacher Training

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Program Length600 hours
Average Completion5 months
Program Tuition$10,000

Editor's Description

Located in Washington, D.C., The Salon Professional Academy is highly recognized for excellence in education by industry leaders like Redken. On their website, Vera says, "I chose TSPA DC as my Cosmetology program because I loved the atmosphere in the school."

The cosmetology program has in-demand courses taught by talented educators. As a 1,500-hour program, it takes 47 weeks of full-time or 67 weeks of part-time study.

You can also sign up for the 600-hour esthetics program, which takes about 19 weeks of full-time or 33 weeks of part-time study. You'll learn modern makeup application techniques, along with business and marketing skills.

The instructor program helps you shape the skills you need to educate the next generation of beauty students. It takes 1,000 hours or 25 weeks to complete.

TSPA offers excellent financial aid and scholarship opportunities to cut back on your tuition cost. Graduates are sometimes featured on their blog as well.

About This School


There is an application fee of $100. Please contact this school to learn more about how to apply.

Financial Aid

52% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $3,715 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.

School Size

As of 2021 this school has 29 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2023.


This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).

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