Cosmetology School Serving Augusta, ME

Accepting Students from Portland, Bangor, Lewiston, and the Surrounding Area

Are you looking to get into the beauty industry as a professional hair stylist, colorist or as a business owner? If so, with our 1500-hour cosmetology course you can become a cosmetologist in under 12 months. You will get world class technical training with the Learn Aveda program in the arts and science of hair cutting, coloring, styling, nails and makeup. At Aveda Institute Maine you will develop the needed customer service skills and salon business training to get you ready for the beauty industry. Aveda Institute Maine is accredited by NACCAS.

This course provides extensive instruction and practical experience in many facets of the beauty industry, including hair coloring and cutting, perming, makeup, manicuring and skin care, among other techniques. You'll also learn about the importance of providing excellent customer service, gain valuable retail skills and begin to build a clientele. You'll also learn all about state laws.

By becoming a cosmetology student, you're not just learning how to do hair, nails and skin care. You'll be getting the education you need to get on the path towards a successful career. The beauty industry offers a wide variety of career paths that can take you where you want to go.
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Program Level: Undergraduate Certificate
Program Length: 44 weeks

On-time completion rate

In order to graduate on time, students must complete the requirements of the course, including the number of clock hours that are required. Students who need to delay their graduation for family problems, unplanned life events or any other reason can complete their coursework at a later date. Approximately 26 percent of students complete the course on time. Many other students who are not counted in the on-time completion rate complete the course at slower rates.
Kit includes:
  • Aveda color smock
  • Aveda Color Cape
  • Hair Razor kit
  • Styling combs
  • Rat tail combs
  • Wire tail comb
  • Aveda color bowl
  • Aveda color brush
  • Box of all purpose clips
  • Box of all double prong clips
  • Manicure/Pedi kit
  • Duck bill clips
  • Brush kit
  • Aveda paddle brush
  • Box of single prong clips
  • Applicator bottle
  • Mirror
  • Water spray bottle
  • 12 large butterfly clips
  • 4 lady manikins
  • Professional Blow dryer
  • Diffuser
  • 19 Dozen perm rods
  • Marcel 3/4 Iron
  • Scissor kit with thinning shears
  • Dry sanitizer
  • Manikin clamp
  • 12 Dozen magnetic rollers
  • Box of end papers
  • Aveda make-up
  • Practice hand
  • Lockable Rollerbout
  • Manikin duffle bag
  • Hot tool caddy bag
  • Aveda Maine shirt
  • 1 man manikin
  • Barber Combs
  • Clippers
  • Trimmers
  • Learn Aveda
OPI Kit:
Antiseptic Handwash Gel, Nail Antiseptic Spray, Manicure Finger Bowl, Nail Wipes, Polish Remover, Acrylic Bonding Agent, Linear Tips, Dimension Tips, Nail Adhesive, Warm Pink, Opaque White, Odor & Dust Free Liquid Monomer ,Odor & Dust Free Polymer Powder, Glass Eyedropper, Reusable Nail Forms, Cut-Away Disposable Nail Forms, Round Sable Brush, Brush Cleaner, Nail & Cuticle Replenishing Oil, Exfoliating Cuticle Treatment, Moisture Replenishing Lotion Base Coat, Top Coat & Nail Strengthener, Cuticle Stick, Cushioned File, Diamond Coated File, Luster Buff Board , White Board File, White Cloth File, Surface File, White Buffing Block, The Fluffy, Finger Nail Clippers , Toe Nail Clippers, Cuticle Nipper, OPI Red Polish, OPI Grand Canyon Sunset Polish, Spray Nail Polish Dryer, Table Towels, Nail Brush, Foot File, Wooden Dowels,
Book Kit:
Milady Standard Cosmetology 13th Edition Hard Cover Textbook ISBN-13: 978-1285769417
Milady Standard Cosmetology 13th Edition Theory Workbook ISBN-13: 978-1285769455
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Class Start Dates:
  • February 2, 2016
  • April 12, 2016
  • June 21, 2016
  • September 13, 2016
  • November 8, 2016
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Getting your education through Cosmetology, Barber and Esthetician school is more than just doing hair, nails, and skin care services; it's about fulfilling your dreams of a successful career. At Aveda Institute Maine, we know you have questions about costs, kits, placement rate, licensure, financial aid, median loan debt, and other details that will affect your education decision. Contact us today to learn more 207-621-9941.
Occupational Data

The beauty industry offers a variety of career paths, and getting your education at Aveda Institute Maine will prepare you for a wide variety of jobs. The following lists provide lists can assist you with identifying the profession that the Bureau of Labor Statistics associates with the programs we offer here at Aveda Institute Maine.
Program Codes

SOC Code: 39.5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

CIP Code: 12.0401 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
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On-Time Completion Rates
Aveda Institute Maine is accredited by NACCAS. During the most recent annual reporting period, our Cosmetology program has a placement rate of 82% based on the NACCAS records for student placement, based on each program offered.

When a student completes all of their graduation requirements, including the required number of clock hours contracted for within their original contracted graduation date, is defined as On-time completion by the U.S. Department of Education.

Median Student Debt
Many of our students use financial aid to help pay for school. “Median debt” means that half of students graduate with less outstanding in student loans than the number provided here, and half graduate with more. For students graduating in the 2012-2013 award year (from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013), the median federal student debt was $2,804. The median private student loan debt was $0. The median institutional financing plan debt was also $0.
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Supplies, Kit and Tuition Costs

Tuition: $15,900.00
Student Kit (non-refundable): $1200.00
Textbooks (non-refundable): $595.00
Application Fee (non-refundable): $100.00

Drop Fee: $150.00
Re-entry Fee: $150.00
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How long will it take me to complete this program?
The program is designed to take 44 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 26% finished in 44 weeks.
What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?
The job placement rate for students who completed this program in 2012-2013 is 82%.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?
Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:
Federal loans: $2,804
Private education loans: $0
Institutional financing plan: $0
Contact Information
Aveda Institute Maine
Tel: 207-621-9941
43 Bridge St, Augusta, ME 04330
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