Cincinnati Esthetician School

About Aveda Fredric's Institute

The Aveda Fredric’s Institute was founded to create some of the most successful entrepreneurs in hair, skin and nail esthetics, makeup and total body wellness. Our students are educated by accomplished professionals, using innovative curriculums that blend professional techniques with retail and business-building skills.

 

The Aveda Fredric’s Institute emphasizes personal well-being as well as environmental responsibility. Using Aveda pure flower and plant essences and plant-based products, we affirm the relationship between personal beauty, wellness and the environment.

The Aveda Fredric’s Institutes are part of the Nurtur Aveda Institutes family. Their dedication to Aveda and its network of salons and spas is exemplified by their commitment to educating future professionals at the Aveda Fredric’s Institute.

Advanced Esthetics Program

750 hours | 26 weeks

Prepare for an exciting future in skin care. Our esthetics program in Cincinnati, OH provides skin care, body care and makeup training with an emphasis on using pure flower and plant essences in treatments. Upon completion, you will be ready to take the Ohio state licensing exam.

Great Stories Start at Aveda Institutes

Jesse Sullivan

Educator at Aveda Institute

Columbus, OH

To this day I still have some family members who don't qualify what I do as a career, but I don't let that bother me because I know that I'm affecting change in the world.

Natasha Perkins

Salon Development Partner at Aveda

Indianapolis, IN

I’ve always wanted to be a hairstylist.

Ashley Thomas

Educator at Aveda Fredric's Institute

Indianapolis, IN

Cosmetology was something I had thought about, but I had never seriously considered because I thought it was just a non-starter. Then I heard about the Aveda Institute and it just wouldn't leave my mind once I heard about it.

Mia Dinh

Owner / Manager, Hammer & Nails

Hollywood, CA

I wanted to be an artist, I wanted to be a teacher, and as I got older, I wanted to be a therapist. Being a hair stylist allowed me to be all of those things.

Jake Ivins

Educator, Aveda Institute Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

Any opportunity I have to make someone else feel good, you know, my cup overflows. I just love helping people just to feel and look their best.

Stefanie Fox Jackson

Owner at Canvas Salon and Skin Bar

Columbus, OH

I started cosmetology school when I was 18. I actually gave up a full ride academic scholarship four weeks in to college. When the Aveda Institute opened in Columbus, it was the very first school that was prestigious for beauty in the Columbus area. When a great school opened up I think it was giving me permission to make that decision.

Olivia Ochs

Professional Development at Aveda Institute

Columbus, OH

I know what it feels like to be in school and work a full-time job, and what it feels like to do the long daysand to work through feeling nervous.

Patrice Castleman

Esthetics Educator at Aveda Institute

Columbus, OH

I like to talk a lot & meet new people. Teaching has always come naturally.

Award winning education

We pride ourselves on providing high quality education to our students. Our Institutes and students have been honored by Modern Salon Magazine, the North American Hairstyling Awards, the Professional Beauty Association and more!

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Hybrid on-campus/online education!

We are now offering hybrid learning for our cosmetology and esthetics programs. The combination of online and on-campus education mixes technology with traditional education techniques to provide a cutting-edge learning experience. Your virtual learning will include professional development, haircutting theory, and more that will be the foundation for your hands-on education.

We're excited to announce the 2022 Brilliant Future Scholarship Contest. This is an opportunity for graduating 2022 high school seniors starting our cosmetology program in June, July, or August to be awarded a scholarship toward their education!

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Federal Financial Aid

Federal student aid is available to qualified students. Those that qualify may be awarded a Pell grant, Direct Subsidized and/or Unsubsidized Stafford Loans, and/or Direct Parent Plus loan. In order to be considered for aid, a student must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The amount of financial aid that a student may be awarded is based on a student’s EFC (Expected Family Contribution), which is determined by his or her FAFSA application.

AVEDA INSTITUTE CINCINNATI SCHOOL CODE – 038373

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Veterans Education Benefits

Students eligible for Veterans Education benefits may be able to use these funds to help finance their education. Our institute currently accepts all forms of Veterans Education benefits, with the exception of the yellow ribbon program. The school will not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other instructional facilities, or the requirement that a covered individual borrow additional funds, on any covered individual because of the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from the VA.

For more information regarding Veterans Education benefits, contact VA’s National call center at 1-888-442-4551 or visit www.va.gov. For additional information, eligibility criteria, and instructions on how to apply for the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, visit www.gibill.va.gov.

  • YES. We are now offering hybrid learning for our cosmetology and esthetics programs. The combination of online and on-campus education mixes technology with traditional education techniques to provide a cutting-edge learning experience. Your virtual learning will include professional development, haircutting theory, and more that will be the foundation for your hands-on education. Hybrid classes start every four weeks. Learn the foundation of your education in Cosmetology online.

  • Depending on consistent attendance, it takes 26 scheduled weeks to complete the 750 hour Advanced Esthetics program.

  • Depending on consistent attendance, it takes 26 scheduled weeks to complete the 750 hour Advanced Esthetics program.

  • Throughout the year we offer a number of different schedules to let students choose the schedule that works for them.

  • The cost for students at Aveda Fredric's Institute Cincinnati Advanced Esthetics Program is estimated at $15,204.55, which includes tuition, student kit charges, registration fee, Ohio sales tax and other expenses as well. (2020-2021) Federal Financial Aid is available for students who qualify

  • To qualify for an Esthetics License in Ohio, you must attend a licensed school and complete the state of Ohio's minimum required training hours and then take and pass the state's Esthetic board exams.

  • Esthiology is is the study of skin care and related skin beautification, esthetics is the practice of it. This includes facials, body treatments, waxing, or even makeup application.

  • An Esthetician provides services focused on skin care including, but not limited to, skin treatments, facials, makeup application and hair removal.

  • Both occupations are licensed skin care specialists. Generally, Estheticians focus on cosmetic treatments, and Aestheticians’ roles are more medical.

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Esthetician Career Path

There are many career path options for licensed estheticians. At the Aveda Institute esthetician school, we incorporate skin care, facials, body treatments, hair removal, makeup application, business development, wellness, and retail knowledge. With an esthetician license from Aveda Institute,...

What Can Estheticians Do?

Estheticians focus on cosmetic treatments and  is the practice of skin care and related skin beautification. This can be by the means of a facial, body treatment, waxing, or even makeup application. Estheticians also are able to analyze skin for treatment, skin conditions, and be able to give...

What is Esthetician School?

The Esthetics program at the Aveda Institute prepares you for a career as a skin care professional. Esthiology is the cosmetic practice of caring for one’s skin. Included are facials, makeup, skin treatment, and hair removal. As well as being able to analyze skin for treatment, skin...

How Long is Esthetician School?

An Esthetician provides services focused on skin care including, but not limited to, skin treatments, facials, makeup application and hair removal. Being a licensed esthetician is a rewarding career for those that love to work with people, heal others, and educate their clients on healthy skin care...

What do you Learn in Esthetician School?

Esthetics is a growing career field that you can use to show off your creativity and communication skills. Esthiology is the cosmetic practice of caring for one’s skin. Included are facials, makeup, skin treatment, and hair removal. As well as being able to analyze skin for treatment, skin...

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