Financial Aid and Scholarships

Learn more about Financial Aid, Scholarships and Payment Plans to start planning for your future today!

Tuition Costs

2022 Tuition Rates available in our Course Catalog

Tuition rates include student kits, textbooks and state board fees (excluding Instructor Program) 

Note: Cost of attendance and financial aid availability change year to year. 

Financial Aid

Federal financial aid is available to qualified students interested in our cosmetology, barbering, massage therapy, esthiology and Ayurveda esthetic programs. 

To apply for Federal Financial Aid, students are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application: 

Payment Plans

Interest free payment plans are available. Please contact our admissions department to discuss payment options. 

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In addition to internal payment plan options and Federal Financial Aid there are many industry scholarship opportunities available to our students. Eligibility for industry scholarships may vary and are subject to change. We have listed out a few below that are specific to our program offerings. You can also visit the Federal Aid Student Resource page or, a scholarship search engine, to help you find scholarships available to you.

If you’re ready to begin a fulfilling and rewarding career in the beauty and wellness industry, or if you are continuing your education to pursue your next career goal, submit the application form below for the chance to win a $2,500 scholarship toward your tuition and education expenses.

American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) partners with industry sponsors to offer scholarships and grants to deserving cosmetology students, nail, massage and skincare students. Multiple scholarship opportunities are listed on the website.

Beauty Changes Lives is a nonprofit driven to make the beauty profession a first-choice career. They have awarded over 700 scholarships to future beauty professionals. With a rotating submission calendar, there are many opportunities for several programs such as, Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthiology and Manicuring with awards ranging from $1,000-$15,000. For further information, please visit the site below.

AMTA has student scholarships available on a rolling basis to support the next generation of massage therapists. To learn more and apply, please visit the site below.

Looking to reduce your MassageTherapy tuition or loan amounts? Scholarships can be extremely helpful. Learn more about scholarships specific to the bodywork industry by visiting the site below.

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness observes federal regulations regarding student loan requirements. Our Title IV Loan Code of Conduct is designed to create and ensure uniform student loan practices that focus on the best interest of borrowers. 

Request a printed copy by emailing [email protected] or calling 414.319.7581 


The Institute is approved to accept the Federal GI Bill. Please contact our admissions department for more information.