University of Spa and Massage Therapy

2913 West White Oaks Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

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Main telephone 217.753.8990
Request more information Email
Contact person name Amy Pruitt
Contact person title Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 217.753.8990
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Public or private Private
Type of school Cosmetology, Classic Barbering, Esthiology, Nail Technology, Teacher Training and Massage Therapy
Date founded 1978
Degrees offered Diploma: 1,500-hour cosmetology; 750-hour esthiology; 500 and 1,000-hour instructor's training; 350-hour nail technology; 600-hour massage therapy
School accreditation National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS), approved by Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, and Illinois Board of Higher Education
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Population of city the school is in 115,000
County Sangamon
School visit availability 8:30am-4:00pm M-F
Contact to set up school visit Alicia Wessel
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Number of full time, male students 11
Number of full time, female students 82
Total number of full time students 93
Number of part time, male students 1
Number of part time, female students 29
Total number of part-time students 30
Total number of male students 12
Total number of female students 111
Total number of students 123
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
Asian 0%
Black 22%
Hispanic 2%
White 73%
Race/ethnicity unknown 0%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from out of state 0%
Number of states and territories represented 0
Other out-of-state student information N/A
Percentage of students from outside the US 0%
Number of countries represented 0
Other international student information N/A
Percentage of students 25 or older 32%
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Costs (for proprietary schools) Tuition includes Books & Supplies:
Cosmetology: $18,000
Esthetician: $9,600
Nail Technician: $4,250
Teacher Training: $2,100
Massage Therapist: $9,800
Classic Barbering: $12,000

Academic program/major Yes
Tuition refund policy Please refer to course catalogs found on our website at
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
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Financial aid contact person Alicia Wessel
Financial aid contact title Admissions & Financial Aid Officer
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 217.753.8990
Submit these forms FAFSA
Application deadline (for fall term) 2 weeks prior to start of class
School year financial aid data is from 2020-2021; 2021-2022
Federal PLUS loans (for parents) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (subsidized) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (unsubsidized) Yes
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored Yes
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Admissions contact person Amy Pruitt
Admissions contact title Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 217.753.8990
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to All programs
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Admission is available Every six weeks
Application deadline One week prior to start of class
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Admissions contact e-mail #2 Email
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Certificate or diploma Yes
School catalog website Find more information on this website
To get a catalog 217.753.8990
Academic calendar Every 6 weeks
Number of faculty on campus 20
Student faculty ratio 8:1
Evenings Yes
Part time Yes
Short-term courses Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
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Academic advising Yes
Basic job skills Yes
Orientation Yes
Student lounge Yes
Disabilities contact person Amy Pruitt
Disabilities contact title Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
Disabilities contact e-mail Email
Disabilities contact phone 217.753.8990
Disabilities services website Find more information on this website
Barrier-free campus Yes
Designated parking Yes
Registration assistance Yes
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Career counseling Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
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