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We provide each student with a quality education that immediately places you into a dynamic salon environment.

You will not only be prepared for the State Board Exam, but you will also be given the foundational skills and experience needed for your lifelong career as a hairdresser. We’ve designed everything about the education experience to give you extraordinary training and a memorable time at our academy.

With over 100 years of award-winning industry and educational expertise, TIGI Hairdressing Academy powered by Ricci’s Advanced education provides world-class schooling in the classroom and industry experiences that take you beyond the classroom and more!

Cutting-Edge Instruction

Here you will receive cutting-edge instruction in award-winning methodology and terminology in both cut and colour. Our modern facilities include stunning design and cutting-edge technology. Every academy location looks and functions like a school and a fashion-forward salon.


Interactive Classes

Classes are interactive, hands-on and taught in a supportive and inspiring environment.

Talented Instructors

Your professional instructors are talented and seasoned with years of experience behind the chair and in beauty education.


Ongoing Guidance

We offer ongoing guidance in goal-setting, personal and professional development topics and interpersonal and non-technical skills required for success as a professional in the beauty industry.


Our student kits include top-quality professional tools and products so that you not only learn how to handle professional tools to create desired looks, but you also enter the field with superior equipment in hair, cosmetics and skin care.

State Board Exam Training

We provide in-depth State Board Exam training so that when you graduate you are prepared to pass with confidence and to become a standout licensed cosmetologist.