Programs Offered

Cosmetology / Esthetics / Barbering / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy / Teacher Training

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Angela S.
3/21/2023 via Yelp
3/21/2023
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First pedi experience but I've been coming here for facials for years. I wish they had actual pedi bowls instead of buckets they bring out. But all in all,...

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Mya C.
7/24/2018 via Yelp
7/24/2018
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As a student at this school, I have to say that the education you get here is AMAZING. The instructors are phenomenal, I am learning so much, the atmosphere...

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In the School's Words

With The Institute of Beauty and Wellness, you'll join this thriving, lasting network of salon and spa professionals. We work to help support your professional and personal development. We strive to give you the skills you need to become an industry leader. And, we understand what drives you, because we share the same passion.

The Aveda Network is a team comprised of more than 6,500 salons, spas, institutes and stores. Our salon business model is the most successful in the industry.

Come to the Right Place.

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness is located in the Historic Third Ward of Milwaukee. The Institute has extensive classroom and clinic areas, and an Aveda Concept Store. This combination creates a dynamic, full-service educational experience.

Financial Aid

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness offers federal financial aid for those who qualify. In addition, we offer payment plans structured to fit financial needs. Please contact the Admissions department for further information.

Accreditation

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS).

Programs

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness - Madison offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Esthetics / Barbering / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy / Teacher Training

Cosmetology

Program Length 1,600 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $20,750

Connect with beauty, fashion, wellness and art in our 1,550-hour hands on program. With extensive training in our urban salon setting, you'll explore the latest styles and techniques in hair cutting, coloring and styling, skin care, nail care and makeup. We are consistently working to improve the education we provide and are proud to provide a digitally engaged platform for learning and a creative clinic floor that allows you to perfect your craft.

Esthiology

Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 4 months
Program Tuition $9,575

In this 600-hour program, you'll study international trends and specialized techniques to purify, balance and renew the skin, as well as contemporary and classic techniques in makeup applications.

Massage Therapy

Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $11,800

Learn how to revitalize and create wellness through the power of touch in our 750-hour program. Through a combination of lecture, demonstrations and practical application, you will practice and perfect the skills of massage therapy, body care and wellness techniques. Using both ancient practices and state-of-the-art technology, learn anatomy, pathology, physiology and kinesiology.

Barbering

Program Length 1,000 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $13,200

Detail and precision cutting of men's hair is the focus of our 1,000 hour barbering program. The training will encompass the most relevant men's grooming techniques to include cutting, shaving and texture. You will acquire the technical and business skills necessary for a career in a barbershop or men's salon.

Manicuring

Program Length 300 hours
Average Completion 3 months
Program Tuition $3,000

Learn the latest in manicuring, pedicuring, use of equipment, product and plant essentials in our 300-hour program. Learn gels and acrylics, and explore your creativity in temporary nail art. You will study nail structure and anatomy, along with safety studies and gain an understanding of nail disorders and sanitation.

About This School

Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.

Admissions

To apply to this school, there is a $50 application fee.

Financial Aid

92% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $3,212 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

98% Female, 2% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

80% White, 6% Hispanic / Latino, 7% African American, 1% Asian American, 0% American Indian, 0% Hawaiian / Pacific, 6% Two or More, 0% Unknown

85 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 06/03/2024

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