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Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, our academy offers a state of the art learning experience. Our new facility is designed to create a Salon/Spa experience for the student. Your education is our top priority. Our goal is to provide a positive and creative environment. Our curriculum is designed not only to prepare you for licensure but for real life employment. You will learn the technical, personal and business skills necessary to work in a professional salon environment.

State of the Art Facility

Our building was designed to create a spa experience for the Student and the Client.  Spacious working stations, fully stocked  lab area for formulating color, private spa like facial room and secluded  Manicure and Pedicure room.

Experienced Instructors

We are committed to your education and are passionate about our profession.  In addition to instructing, we still work in our respective salons and have done so for 20 years.

Affordable Tuition

Unbelievably economic fees allow you to obtain the education needed for licensure and proceed into your new career without student loans threatening your future earning power.



Hair Salon Services

The Salon at Sonora High Cosmetology School offer a full range of Salon Services including haircuts, color, styles, Up-do’s, and more!

This is our Passion

At Sonora High Cosmetology School. We LOVE what we DO, and we DO what we LOVE.


“To love what you do and feel that it matters – how could anything be more fun?
-Katherine Graham”



2022-23 Student Rate of Completion



2022-23 Student Rate of Licensure at state board.



2022-23 Student Rate of Placement.

Our Product Line

Because high-end hair cutting, colouring, and styling results require high-end hair products, our hair salon uses some of the best products in the business.

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