Aveda is a company founded in 1978 by Horst Rechelbacher after a trip to India allowed him to outline his idea for products and services that would define the Aveda name. Currently the company is owned by Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. though it operates as a separate entity. The Aveda Institutes are a collection of fifty nine locations globally that provide education and training in cosmetology and esthetics. The company also prides itself on its environmental awareness and dedication making the world a better place.
Aveda Institutes are also spas and salons, which allows student who choose to attend to experience multiple aspects of business beyond the tradition skin and hair care education. Aveda’s approach to education involves preparing students for the real world, taking on the roles necessary to understand and succeed in the beauty business. In addition graduates may find employment opportunities through an Aveda spa or salon, providing job security and potential growth.
South Burlington Location
O’Briens Aveda Institute is located at 1475 Shelburne Rd in the city of South Burlington. About fifty-seven students graduate from this campus annually. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting obriensavedainstitute.org.
Below is a listing of the programs that may be offered at O’Briens 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 (802) 658-9591.
Cosmetology (1,500 Hours)
The cosmetology program offered most often takes about thirteen months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $17,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $2,800*
- 43 students completed the cosmetology program last year
- Takes about 13 months to complete
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Esthetician (1,200 Hours)
Esthetician program takes on average ten months to complete. Students that complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $15,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $2,800*
- 7 students completed the esthetician program last year
- Takes about 10 months to complete
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Barber (1,000 Hours)
The barber program takes about nine months for most students to complete.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $12,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $2,100*
- Takes about 9 months to complete
Massage Therapy (650 Hours)
The massage therapy program offered most often takes about six months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $8,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $1,900*
- Takes about 6 months to complete
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The program offered most often takes about four months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $4,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $1,400*
- The length of the program is usually 4 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, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The cost of attendance is approximately - per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $50. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||91%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||89%||$7,635|
|Receiving Student Loans||84%||$9,069|