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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

The Salon Professional Academy Endorsed by Redken formerly Pruonto's Hair Design Institute


705 12th St.
Altoona, PA, 16602
Phone(s): 814-944-4494
Fax(s): 814-944-7080
Email(s): pruontos@penn.com
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Kim Hofer

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Director: Kim Hofer
Date for Applications: Always open
Application Fee: No
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: Yes
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: No
High School Diploma/GED: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION

# of Students: 40 full-time , 10 part-time
# of Faculty: 4 full-time , 2 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: NACCAS, OVR, VA Housing: Assistance Provided, 95% Commute
Courses Offered: Full-time and Evenings

FINANCIAL AID/PLACEMENT

Aid Available to Qualified Students: Loans, Pell grants, SEOG
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 75%
% Part-time Financial Assistance: 75%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 86%

FEATURES OF THE SCHOOL

Welcome to The Salon Professional Academy, an Innovative Training Center that Enables Your Success in the Beauty Industry. Our Redken trained educators empower you to explore your creativity while learning the latest techniques in a leading-edge NYC style facility. Unlike other beauty schools, TSPA also teaches you critical business building skills such as scheduling, running a front desk and communicating effectively with clients. This improves your earning potential and helps establish you as a future industry leader. TSPA is the only beauty school endorsed by Redken for excellence in education.

PROGRAMS

Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Cosmetology Operators
9 mos
Diploma
$ 12,660
Cosmetology Teachers
6 mos
Diploma
$ 4,750
Cosmetology Nail Technician
2 mos
Diploma
$ 2,700

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of December 2011.

For gainful employment disclosure information, click on the link to the school's website.
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