1
Is Boca Beauty Academy accredited?

Yes. Boca Beauty Academy is Nationally Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. We are a licensed post-secondary vocational school under the Florida Department of Education. License # 3003.

2
Which industry affiliations does Boca Beauty Academy belong to?

a. American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS)

b. American Electrology Association (AEA)

c. National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Body work (NCBTMB

3
Is Boca Beauty Academy approved to provide Veterans' Training?

Yes, we are approved under the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs State Approving Agency for Veterans' Education and Training.

4
Is Boca Beauty Academy authorized to accept International students?

Yes, we are approved under the Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP) to provide form I-20 which is required to obtain your M Visa needed to attend a vocational school in the United States.

5
What makes Boca Beauty Academy different from other beauty and wellness schools in South Florida?

(1) The focus is on providing a fun and intellectually rewarding learning atmosphere.

(2) Students are vigorously mentored on job placement and career services.

(3) We are located on a serene, extremely safe, tree-lined, waterfront campus.

(4) Our passion is earmarked towards the education itself, not upon retailing and merchandising products.

6
Are my hours transferrable?

You will be pleased to know that most states have reciprocity programs in place which will enable our students to transfer some or all of their hours to or from another licensed cosmetology and wellness school.
However, each state maintains their own individual licensing requirements. Boca Beauty Academy cannot guarantee other schools' acceptance of such transfer hours. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether their hours will be accepted by another institution.

7
Are scholarships offered?

Boca Beauty Academy offers a limited number of scholarships to those who qualify. In addition, we participate extensively in the scholarship programs offered by the Vidal Sassoon Scholarship Competition.

8
Do incoming students require a High School Diploma?

Our programs will accept a GED as an alternative to providing us with a high school diploma.

9
Do you offer student housing?

Boca Beauty Academy is located on a picturesque water-front campus environment, conveniently located directly off the highway and adjacent to the Hilton Hotel. There is a walking path to our campus from the hotel.

10
Do you provide assistance to graduates seeking employment?

We maintain an active job placement program which has proven highly effective in placing our Graduates. Our Career Services Department will work with our students in identifying suitable job opportunities.

11
Does Boca Beauty Academy have a barbering program?

Our cosmetology program here at Boca Beauty Academy teaches both male and female hairstyling techniques.

12
How long has Boca Beauty Academy been in business?

Our educational institution was established in 1991. It is a licensed post-secondary diploma granting institution regulated by the Florida Department of Education.

13
How long will it take me to graduate?

Each of our programs follow the designated curriculum time frame established by the Florida Department of Education, Board of Cosmetology, Board of Massage Therapy, and Electrolysis Council.

14
How often do classes start?

Most of our classes enroll on a monthly basis. However, our classes typically fill out at least 2-3 months prior to the start date. Hence, we suggest registering a minimum of 8 weeks prior to your desired start date.

15
Is Financial Aid available in Boca Beauty Academy?

Yes. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. In addition, we have a number of alternative finance/lending programs available to those who qualify. When you meet with your financial aid representative, they will be happy to explain the various options available for your unique needs.

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What is the class schedule?

We maintain flexible scheduling for our program. We offer daytime, evening, and weekend classes which are available on a full-time or part-time basis.

17
What types of products and supplies are used?

Boca Beauty Academy operates using only the most elite beauty supplies. We are an authorized school for OPI, MAC, Pevonia, Biotone, Dermologica, and Xtreme Lashes.

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