International Academy’s mission is to help people improve their lives through education. In this effort, our financial aid team works diligently to access any and all funding sources available to the individual student. To make your education at International Academy more affordable, there are a variety of ways you can pay for school. Learn more about what options may be available to you!
Federal financial aid programs are available for students who qualify. These include both grants, which do not need to be repaid, and loans, which will go into repayment six months after you graduate or withdraw from school.
Eligibility is determined by the federal government and is based on financial need as well as a number of other factors.
International Academy students may apply for federal student aid on their own by filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). The purpose of this application is to determine financial need, so expect to submit detailed information, such as your social security number, tax return information, and any dependents you may have in your household.
We pride ourselves in the personal dedication to each and everyone of our students, and as such we are available to help you with the application process. Sometimes filling out financial aid applications for the first time can be overwhelming. That is why we are here to help! Don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions you may have.
When you are ready to submit your application, make sure to include our school code (015962)! By including our school code on your FAFSA®, your application will be reviewed to determine whether you are eligible and your level of need. Based on that information, International Academy can determine which grants and loans you are eligible to receive.
A scholarship is a financial aid award given based upon prior academic achievement or a range of other non-academic criteria. Scholarships do not need to be repaid. The International Academy participates in the ACE GRANTS program sponsored by AACS. This program is only available to “newly” graduating high school seniors. Ask our financial aid office if interested.
There are a number of other websites that offer potential scholarships available to beauty school students, so don’t rule out scholarships as a way to help pay for school!
There are a number of opportunities provided both by the government for active duty military and veterans to finance their education. We can guide you through the application process.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
At International Academy, we offer students zero interest in-house payment programs in addition to the above illustrated funding services. Affordable contracted payment schedules are available for persons wishing to pay their tuition on their own or to supplement their payment schedule along with other payment options offered.
Please note that the loan cost offered by such lenders may not be the lowest available. Students are encouraged to visit lender websites in order to find the rates, terms, and services that are right for them. International Academy is not a lender and is not providing legal, accounting, or financial planning services.
Any agreements entered into with lenders exist solely between the lender and the student, and International Academy assumes no obligation or liability in connection with any of those agreements. That is why we recommend that students consult with their own advisors before making educational financing decisions.
International Academy expects the highest levels of professionalism and ethical behavior from all of its officers and employees, whose responsibilities include student financial aid matters.
Our Financial Aid Code of Conduct prohibits conflicts of interest on the part of both the Academy and individual employees regarding Title IV loans.
The Net Price Calculator is a tool that you can use to estimate your “net price” to attend a particular college or university. Net price is the difference between the full cost to attend a specific college, minus any grants and scholarships for which you may be eligible. This cost includes direct charges (tuition and fees, room and board) and indirect costs (books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses).
If you have any questions or want to learn how to apply at International Academy, we’d love to talk! Get in touch with our team, where we can set you up with our financial aid department to help you learn more about what you may qualify for and how paying for beauty school is possible. And, you can come in for a tour to see if International Academy is a good fit for you!
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I escaped East Berlin Germany to the USA to follow my dreams. I discovered International Academy. It was the best decision I ever made! After graduating I have since bought my own salon and ran it for the past 10 years with 9 employees. I owe it all to International Academy for all their experience and training. I highly recommend this wonderful school for a life changing experience. Always follow your dreams!
I have no one else to Thank other then Mez and International Academy for my success today! After graduating I spent one year working for Hair Cuttery building a clientele and getting more experience. The skills I acquired at International gave me complete confidence and set me apart from many I’ve worked with! Since then I work alongside with my sister and other great girls, as a booth renter in our super cute and fun salon, The Loft. This is my career I absolutely Love my job, I’m able to support my family. Again thank you Mez and International for making my dream come true!
I currently attend here and absolutely love this place! I moved here from Delaware 827 miles away just because I heard that the school is rated one of the top in the country. Being a student now, I see why! Don't hesitate to contact them!!! Begin your new path in life, take that step! The owner is an amazing person and will do anything for anyone. What's the hold up? Why wait? Enroll now!!!!
International Academy is not just a school for me, they became my family. Even when I visit as a graduate, I feel like I am visiting my family. Since Graduation, I have been employed with Great Clips and love my career. I am beginning Management training there and I owe it all to the training I received at International Academy. They truly exceeded my expectations!
Besides career placement our staff is ready to assist you with other services that will help you achieve your career goals. As a student ongoing assistance is provided in the following areas: Car pooling, Study Buddies, Graduation and more. Whatever you need, we are here to help!