Jean Madeline Aveda Institute

315A Bainbridge St, Philadelphia, PA

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The Jean Madeline Aveda Institute began as a salon founded by Jean Kirkland and Madeline Brown in Philadelphia over 70 years ago. The salons they ran become renown, and in 1987 the Jean Madeline Center for Cosmetology opened. Currently the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute operates three campuses in Philadelphia and continues to impart its world renown techniques, styles and innovations to aspiring cosmetologists.


The Jean Madeline Aveda Institute offers four programs. The institute provides a quality education that focuses on developing both professional and entrepreneurial skills. The programs are of varying length and provide a certificate upon completion. Additionally the school offers a week long Beauty Camp for teenagers.

Programs Offered:

The teacher's program is for those already in the industry who wish to become teachers within the beauty field.

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students interested in enrolling at the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute can complete the online information request form to begin the process. Additionally, financial aid is available to students who qualify. Eligibility is determined by the Student Aid Report (SAR) which is issued after the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is completed and submitted.

Programs Offered

The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at Jean Madeline Aveda Institute. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (267) 295-7221.

Cosmetology program takes usually fourteen months to complete. Students who complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $18,000*
  • The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $1,000*
  • 165 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the cosmetology program is usually 14 months

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The cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program offered usually takes about five months to complete and may satisfy education requirements for licensing.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $8,000*
  • The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is -*
  • 63% loan repayment rate for students who completed this program**
  • Student loans borrowed for this program total about $8,000**
  • The length of the cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program is usually 5 months

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.

**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (215) 238-9998. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact Jean Madeline Aveda Institute for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid78%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships63%$4,111
Receiving Student Loans67%$7,058

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 16%.

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (215) 574-9670

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (215) 238-9998

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