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

  1. Complete Facility tour and Admissions Interview (schedule virtual tour and interview)
  2. Complete Admissions Application + $50 Application Fee
  3. Submit an official proof of education  (High school diploma; high school diploma equivalent; official high school transcript; or transcript showing successful completion of at least a two-year program that is acceptable for full credit toward a bachelor’s degree)
  4. Take an entrance assessment should any of the following be applicable
    1. GPA is 2.0 or below
    2. Copy of diploma or GED does not verify GPA
    3. Home-school or foreign diploma
  5. Provide proof of age with a document such as a: driver’s license, government-issued identification, birth registration/certificate, passport, etc.
  6. Complete the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and/or agree to estimated payment contract
  7. Provide proof of professional license (instructor program only)
  8. Transfer students are welcome to apply, and are required to submit a $100 transfer application fee before evaluation of transfer credit hours; and official copy of transcripts from previous school


NOTE: If a foreign applicant provides a high school diploma, the admissions department requires that the applicant have an outside agency that is qualified to translate documents into English, confirm the academic equivalence to a U.S. high school diploma.

You will receive a written notice of acceptance or rejection. Upon acceptance, an applicant will sign 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.

Please notify the Admissions Department at 608.250.3100  if you are unable to attend an Admissions Meeting. Poor attendance and/or tardiness may impact ones ability to be accepted into the Institute.

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: 414.291.3968


Transfer students must submit the following items.

  1. Transfer fee of $100
  2. Official copy of transcripts from previous school

Applicants for transfer into the Aveda Institute Madison are considered on an individual basis. The Aveda Institute Madison may, at their discretion, refuse transfers if admission requirements, including tuition, cannot be met. The Aveda Institute Madison may accept transfer hours at their discretion. Program testing may be necessary. The Aveda Institute Madison may allow students to re-enter a program after they have withdrawn. If a student’s academic progress was unsatisfactory when he/she withdrew from the school and later wishes to re-enter school, the student will return under that same status. If a student withdraws with satisfactory academic progress, he/she may return under that same status without loss of credit, grades, or hours.

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

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


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