If you’re excited about the prospect of training at Aveda Institute Madison, here’s all you have to do to get started.

  1. Facility tour
  2. Fill out the application form
  3. Submit an official high school transcript, diploma or GED showing completion of the program
  4. On-campus interview
  5. Take an entrance assessment should either of the following be applicable
    1. GPA is 2.0 or below
    2. Copy of diploma or GED does not verify GPA
  6. Provide proof of age with a document such as: driver’s license, government-issued identification, birth registration/certificate, passport, etc.

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive a written notice of acceptance or rejection. Upon acceptance, an applicant is sent an enrollment contract. The applicant is not enrolled and a spot is not held in the program until the Admissions Office receives the signed contract. Placement into the program is on a first-come basis.

To schedule a tour of the school and an informational interview, call 608.250.3100.

Admission requirements, excluding contracts and high school transcripts or a copy of your GED, may be faxed to: 414.319.7528.


Applicants for transfer into cosmetology and esthiology are considered on an individual basis.

Aveda Institute Madison may, at its discretion, refuse transfers if admission requirements, including tuition, cannot be met. The Institute may accept transfer hours at its discretion.

Transfer students must submit the following items.

  1. Transfer fee of $200
  2. Official copy of transcripts from previous school

The Institute, in its admissions, instruction and graduation policies, practices no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, financial status, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status or sexual orientation.

The Institute does not recruit students that are currently attending or admitted to another school offering a similar program of study.


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