Amy Flores
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Salon & Spa Institute's Admissions Office adheres to the school's Mission. We offer equal opportunity for admissions regardless of race, sex, color, religion, national origin. The school does not actively recruit students already enrolled in or attending another institution offering similar programs. Title IV Funding is available for students who qualify, and Title IV Funds are disbursed only to eligible students. Please see the Title IV Eligibility Requirements section of this catalog.
To be eligible for Admissions to the School a student must:
  1. Be at least 17 years of age or older on the date of enrollment
  2. Have a High School Diploma, GED and/or a State approved Home School Completion
  3. Certificate/Diploma
  4. Pay the required non-refundable Registration Fee of $100.00.
  5. Instructor Training – Only:
  6. Cosmetology Operator License.
*A high school graduate (under the age of 18) can attend our program with written permission from a parent or guardian. Individuals must meet the following requirements in order to take a Preparation Course and GED Exam.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older (age requirements may vary, check with your local testing center for more details) Must be a resident of the state of Texas
  • Must have withdrawn from a regular high school program for at least six months
  • Not a high school graduate
The exam consists of five different subject sections taken in 7.5 hours: Language Arts - Writing
  • Language Arts - Reading
  • Mathematics (Part 1 and 2)
  • Science Social Studies
    The score ranges from a minimum to 200 to a maximum of 800 on each subject section. The minimum required on each section is 410. The total minimum required for all subject sections is 2050. Try your best to score higher on subjects that are more familiar. Individuals who fail the exam as a whole or a section may do retakes until successful completion.
GED Test and Preparation can be completed at any Texas official testing center at: Brownsville Independent School District - BRNVSD - 0300
Chief Examiner: Rosalinda Amaro-Galarza
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1625 Price Road
Brownsville, TX 78521
Telephone Number: (956) 548-8175
FAX Number: (956) 548-7904
Office Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm
Test Days/Times: TU,W&TH 8:30am TU&W 1:30pm
Test Fees: $85
Retest Fees: $20
Available Languages: English , Spanish
For more information regarding testing and GED requirements, visit the Texas Department of Education of website at:
  • A GED;
  • A certificate demonstrating that the student has passed a state authorized examination that the state recognizes as the equivalent of a high school diploma
We accept students wishing to transfer into Salon & Spa Institute. However, the same admission requirements apply. No more than 750 hours will be transferred. We will need to obtain proof of hours completed at previous institution and student will be charged at an hourly rate based on how many hours are needed. There is no transfer of hours between programs within the institute due to the Texas State Board Regulations.