Steven Papageorge Hair Academy

3401 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625
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Programs Offered

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Program Length 1,500 hours
Average Completion 15 months
Program Tuition $17,950
Cosmetology Instructor
Program Length 1,000 hours
Average Completion 10 months
Program Tuition $12,000

Editor's Description

The Steven Papageorge Hair Academy has a five-star rating on Google reviews. Previous students mention the program is the most personalized, in-depth cosmetology school in the Chicago area. Tabitha Romero wrote a lovely review, where she claims that "The crown jewel of SPHA is the educators." They're "masters of their craft," "passionate about education," "supportive, kind and know when to push you," but they also "actually care about you as a person."

The elite school offers leading cosmetology training. But the real reward in this school is the connections. After graduation, you can take advantage of their career placement opportunities in the hair and beauty industry to find your first job. You get to show off your talent at SPHA's monthly showcases, where professionals share emerging techniques.

About This School


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

Financial Aid

27% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,043 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2020 school year.

School Size

As of 2020 this school has 55 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 9:1.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2022.


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

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