Indianapolis Barbering 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.

Great Stories Start at Aveda Institutes

Chloe Steverson

Stylist, Nurtur Salon + Spa

Columbus, OH

I didn’t even tour any other schools.  I knew that I wanted to go to Aveda because I believed in the products and what the company stood for.

Daniel Holzberger

Salon Owner, Award-Winning Stylist, Van Michael Salon

Atlanta, GA

At this point, I have worked editorial, I’ve done hair shows, I’ve done education for Aveda for years and years and years. I’ve worked behind the chair, I’ve owned salons , I’ve owned barber shops, I own a scissor company, I’ve even worked for Aveda in a warehouse. If you go into cosmetology your options are limitless, they really are.

Dottie Green

NAHA 2020 Student Hairstylist of the Year

Columbus, OH

I came in for a tour & immediately was greeted. It felt like home immediately. It was the best decision I could have made for my career.

Savina N. Woods

Owner/Creator, Porcelain Doll Beauty

Charlotte, NC

I started Porcelain Dolls Beauty, which is a custom wig line. I have my own hair extension line as well, but my brand mostly focuses on women with hair loss issues, like alopecia, hair loss from chemo, and things of that nature.

Sam Williams

Educator at Aveda Fredric's Institute

Indianapolis, IN

Seeing how the instructors interacted with the students & wanted them to succeed inspired me to want to be that person.

Natasha Perkins

Salon Development Partner at Aveda

Indianapolis, IN

I’ve always wanted to be a hairstylist.

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.

Johnny Haeger

Celebrity & Freelance Stylist, Self-Employed

New York, NY

Its great being my own boss but I don’t think I would have been able to do any of that without the ton of education and foundation I received from Aveda

BARBERING Program

1500 hours | 62 weeks

Express your creativity and talent in hair, skin, nail care and makeup application. Our barbering program at the Aveda Fredric's Institute in Indianapolis, IN incorporates 1500 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you a complete understanding of the skills and techniques to be a barber. Upon completion, you will be ready to take the Indiana state licensing exam. 

COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM

Learn the essential techniques of hair cutting, styling, shaving, and grooming from industry experts who have mastered their craft.

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

Practice your skills on real clients in a supervised and supportive environment. Gain the confidence you need to excel.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Get the tools to succeed beyond the chair. Our curriculum covers client management, entrepreneurship, and marketing strategies to set you up for a prosperous future.

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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  • No, we currently only offer instruction on-campus at our location in Merchants' Square in Carmel, IN.

  • 1500 Hours | 62 Scheduled Weeks. Upon completion, you will be ready to take the Indiana Licensing Exam. 

  • 62 Scheduled Weeks | 1500 Hours to complete Barbering Program consisting of Hair, Skin, Nail Care, and Makeup Application.

  • 62 Scheduled Weeks | 1500 Hours to complete Barbering Program consisting of Hair, Skin, Nail Care, and Makeup Application.

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

  • The cost for students at Aveda Fredric's Institute is estimated at $24,662.57, which includes tuition student kit charges, Indiana sales tax, registration fee and other expenses as well. (2020-2021)

  • To qualify for barbering licensure in Indiana, you must attend a licensed school and complete the state of Indiana's minimum required training hours and then pass take and pass the State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners cosmetology exams.

  • No, a U.S. High School Diploma (or U.S. equivalent) is required.

  • Barbering education is a comprehensive and specialized training program designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to become proficient barbers. This education encompasses a range of theoretical and practical learning experiences aimed at developing the expertise needed to provide grooming, hairstyling, and facial hair services to clients.

  • A barber is a professional who specializes in providing various grooming services for hair and facial hair. Their primary focus is on cutting, styling, and maintaining hair on the head and face. Barbers typically work in barbershops or salons.

  • Currently, some states allow a percentage of your cosmetology program to be done online. The percentage allowed for online education varies by state, but Indiana does not allow online cosmetology education.

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.

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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.

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