Academy of Salon and Spa offers a career oriented education in the beauty industry. The school is located in Fort Smith, AR, which is in a predominantly metropolitan area. For the last forty-one straight years Academy of Salon and Spa has received its accreditation from the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences.
Academy of Salon and Spa primarily provides education in the area of cosmetology, increasing the chances that students who complete the program are equipped with the skills and abilities necessary to pursue licensure and gainful employment.
In addition, this school also has a nail technology program, which provides education in nail artistry and care, a cosmetology instructor training program for professionals who aim to become educators, and an esthetics program, for individuals who wish to focus on skin care and treatments.
Academy of Salon and Spa had an enrollment of close to around sixty-four students last year, with students graduating with a rate of around 83%. In 2009 the reported default rate of individuals taking student loans to help pay the tuition for this school was approximately 4.7%.
Academy of Salon and Spa provides help with finding job options for students. Students should look up local and state licensing requirements to make sure programs meet current standards. For additional information regarding licensure preparation, interested individuals may visit the school's website.
The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at Academy of Salon and Spa. 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 (479) 633-8110.
Cosmetology (1,500 Hours)
Cosmetology program takes usually thirteen months to complete. Students who complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $16,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $1,500*
- 16 students completed the cosmetology program last year
- Takes about 13 months to complete
Learn more about cosmetology programs by taking a look at our cosmetology schools profile page, which lists schools offering this program along with a career overview.
Esthetician (600 Hours)
Esthetician program takes usually seven months to complete. Students who complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $6,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $1,400*
- 17 students completed the esthetician program last year
- Takes about 7 months to complete
Learn more and browse other schools listed by going to our esthetician schools profile page.
Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (600 Hours)
The cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program offered usually takes about five months to complete and may satisfy education requirements for licensing.
- Tuition estimate is $6,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $200*
- The length of the cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program is usually 5 months
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,500. In order to calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $100 application fee for those applying to a program. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (479) 782-5059. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at Academy of Salon and Spa, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.
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||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||86%||$3,709|
|Receiving Student Loans||96%||$6,265|
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to Academy of Salon and Spa. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- Arthur's Beauty College Inc - Fort Smith in North Little Rock, AR (0.3 miles away)
- Beauty Technical College Inc in Tahlequah, OK (48 miles away)
- Paul Mitchell The School - Arkansas in Mena, AR (48 miles away)