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

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.

Toni Robinson

Educator at Aveda Institute

Chapel Hill, NC

If you enjoy your work then it doesn’t matter how many hours you put into it.

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.

Jake Ivins

Cosmetology Educator at Aveda Institute

Chapel Hill, NC

It’s about the students & watching them grow. That’s where my satisfaction & fulfillment comes from.

Natasha Perkins

Salon Development Partner at Aveda

Indianapolis, IN

I’ve always wanted to be a hairstylist.

Cindy Maxwell

Clinic Floor Team Lead at Aveda Institute

Columbus, OH

You only get one chance to go around in this world. Be happy & do what you love!

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.

Ebony Ivey

Esthetics Educator at Aveda Fredric's Institute

Cincinnati, OH

I didn't see a lot of Aftrican American estheticians in the field, but I felt like this is a lane for me.... I'm going to create my own lane and I'm going to be the example that I was looking for.

Esthetics Program

700 hours | 25 weeks

Prepare for an exciting future in skin care. Our Esthetics program in Indianapolis, IN 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 Indiana state licensing exam.

INSTRUCTOR TRAINING Program

1000 hours | 25 weeks

Learn the fundamentals of instruction methods to develop both theoretical and clinical classroom environments. The curriculum includes course outline and development, Indiana Laws & Rules, lesson planning, teaching techniques and aids, administration, record keeping, administering and grading both theoretical and practical examinations and technical skills assist teaching in both the classroom and clinic service areas under the supervision of a licensed instructor. Upon completion, you will be eligible to take the State of Indiana licensing exam.

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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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 INDIANAPOLIS SCHOOL CODE – 041559

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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.

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

  • 25 Scheduled Weeks | 700 Hours

  • 25 Scheduled Weeks | 700 Hours

  • 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 Indianapolis Advanced Esthetics Program is estimated at $14,214.90, which includes tuition, student kit charges, Indiana sales tax, registration fee and other expenses as well. (2020-2021)

  • To qualify for an Esthetics License in Indiana, you must attend a licensed school and complete the state of Indiana'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.

Cosmetology Blog

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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