International Students

Boca Beauty Academy is authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to issue the I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility) forms. International students are encouraged to apply for admission and must meet the same admission requirements as U.S. citizens. If the applicant is accepted, he or she will receive the appropriate information and documentation concerning the student visa process. 

Boca Beauty Academy is comprised of students from more than 50 countries across the globe, resulting in a creative, artistic and multicultural student body here at our flagship campus in South Florida. Established in 1991, Boca Beauty Academy offers an extremely safe, picturesque campus located in the affluent city of Boca Raton. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to study in a beautiful waterfront, tree-lined setting near Miami and Palm Beach, with numerous housing options conveniently located nearby. 

Support for international students

As an international student, you’ll benefit from a variety of resources at Boca Beauty Academy. We employ a dedicated professional who works with students and their families overseas to facilitate the I-20 process and ease their transition to the United States. We can assist you with housing, transportation, financial assistance, etc.

We also support international students with getting their foreign transcripts and diplomas translated into English and evaluated. Many of our staff members are bilingual and fluent in Spanish and/or Portuguese.

For more information please visit

Student and Exchange Visitor Program State Resources please click here

International Student Insurance click here

Frequently Asked Questions

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.