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Summit Salon Academy Kansas City utilizes a performance-based system to teach future service providers how to provide an exceptional guest experience and enhance their earning potential. Summit Salon Academy Kansas City marries this performance-based methodology with L’Oreal’s technical training to provide the most innovative and advanced Cosmetology School experience available in North America.


Cosmetology school will never be the same. Summit Salon Academy Kansas City believes that students are the future of the beauty industry. Summit Salon Academy Kansas City prepares students for a successful career. Each day at Summit Salon Academy Kansas City begins with one question: “What difference will you make in the world?”

Our community of salon professionals and faculty reflect a world of talents. Summit Salon Academy Kansas City focuses on issues that matter—and teach you to reach inside yourself for the strength, skills, and confidence you will develop to face them. Through intelligent communication and superior technical training, you are asked not only to study leadership, but to demonstrate it.


Five tenets that make Summit Salon Academy Kansas City unique:


Celebrate intelligence on a daily basis.

Learning in Practice:

Learn how to connect your passion for the art with daily and weekly financial goals.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation:

Explore new ventures, connect with entrepreneurs and discover daily innovation.

Alumni Relationships:

Stay connected to our graduates throughout all of North America.

Educational Library:

Access to the world’s largest salon, spa and school consulting company and its vast library of industry publications and materials.


Summit Salon Academy Kansas City is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS). This accreditation allows us to participate in financial aid programs for those students who qualify. We have met national standard for educational performance as determined by a neutral non-governmental agency. NACCAS is recognized under the provisions of Chapter 33, Title 38, U.S. Code and subsequent legislation.

We offer a CIDESCO education. It's the biggest difference between our curriculum and that of other schools in the area. A degree is not required to be an Esthetician; however, there is a huge difference between learning the CIDESCO curriculum and what you will learn at non-CIDESCO schools that require only the state minimum hours.

Summit Salon Academy Kansas City location is a Pivot Point member school. Pivot Point's educational philosophy was originally conceived by Leo Passage.  As an international champion hair designer, he spent many years developing his distinctive Scientific Approach to teaching hair design. This approach is based on the principle that "hair design is an art form with hair as the medium."



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Have a question? Call the admissions office directly at (816) 252-4247

Have a question? Call the admissions office directly at (816) 252-4247 or send us an email.

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