Your interest should be in your're going to spend the rest of your life there!

Requirements for Admission //

1.  You must be at least 16 years of age
2.  Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
3.  Meet with an Admissions Representative for a Personal Interview
4.  Complete Registration Form and Pay $150.00 Registration Fee

Once all the above criteria have been met, Professional Salon Academy will put you in the class of your choice, assuming the class is not full at that time. 

You will receive full credit for hours clocked at another school of Cosmetology with proper documentation from the school attended. 

Financial aid is available only for students who:
1.  Apply within the correct time period
2.  Qualify for Minnesota State Grant or Self-Loan

Professional Salon Academy, Inc., in no way guarantees the award of financial aid to any student.  Students must have the proper paper work to the school at least 2 weeks before their intended start date

Class Start Dates //

These start dates can and may change without notice.

Please check with admissions for exact start dates.



Cosmetology: (Hair, Skincare and Nail Care)

  • June 5th

  • September 11th

  • December 4th

Nail Technology: (Manicures, Pedicures & Artificial Nails)

  • June 5th**

  • December 4th**

Aesthetics: (Skincare)

  • September 11th**



Cosmetology: (Hair, Skincare and Nail Care)

  • March 5th

  • June 4th

  • September 10th

  • December 3rd

Nail Technology: (Manicures, Pedicures & Artificial Nails)

  • June 4th**

  • December 3rd**

Aesthetics: (Skincare)

  • March 5th**

  • September 10th**

**Nail Technology and Aesthetics start dates will adjust according to enrollment.

Holidays/School Closures //

  • New Year's Day

  • Good Friday and Easter Monday

  • Memorial Day

  • 4th of July

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving and the Friday after

  • Christmas Break (Determined each year according to the calendar)


Upon starting your education with Professional Salon Academy, you will receive a calendar of exact school schedules, closures and holidays on a month-to-month basis. We are closed on major holidays, and take an extended Christmas break each year. Please ask if you need a list of exact closures before you enroll.

Graduation Requirements //

  • Successfully complete 1550 hours of instruction for Cosmetology, 600 hours for Aesthetics, and 450 hours for Nail Technology


  • Complete required quota counts set by the State of Minnesota for chosen course of study


  • Successfully complete and pass all tests in the textbook of study


  • Hand in a completed workbook for each subject prior to final certification


  • Pass your 1350 hour, 500 hour or 350 hour practical examination


  • Pass 200 question final exam given by Professional Salon Academy


  • Pay any outstanding financial obligations


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