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379 Atwood Ave. Cranston, RI 02920 / (401) 228-6889

Formerly Aveda Institute of Rhode Island


We Can Make Paying for School Possible


Are you ready to go to beauty school but aren’t sure how you can afford it? A common concern we hear from potential students is how to pay for school. We believe our students deserve an education they can love. If you’re considering attending beauty school, learn how we can make it possible at Michael K. Galvin Beauty & Business Academy.


If you have any questions about any of the financial assistance options we offer, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our friendly staff would be happy to walk you through how we can help make paying for beauty school easier.


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Any scholarships we offer are subject to change. Please call our Financial Advisors for more information on what scholarships are currently available.


Payment Plans

You can choose from a few plans to make paying for school easier on your monthly budget.

As part of your tour we can discuss each option to find the right choice for you.


Federal Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.* We accept a variety of different loan options, including:


  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Subsidized Stafford
  • Federal Unsubsidized Stafford
  • Federal Parent Plus Loan


The amount awarded depends on the student’s eligibility. You can learn more about each type of loan on FAFSA®’s website.


*The Nail Care program is not eligible for Title IV Funding.



How to Apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)

Filling out the form to see what federal aid you are eligible for is easy to do and completely free!

In order to completely fill out the form, you should have on hand:


  • Your Social Security number
  • Tax returns, W-2s, and any other records of money earned
  • Bank statements and investment records (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • An FSA ID to electronically sign the form


While filling out the form, you can enter our school’s code: 042460. This will send your FAFSA® info to us so we can help give you more info on what financial assistance options you are eligible for.


If you need assistance applying for financial aid, there are a number of resources you can use on FAFSA®’s website to take full advantage of the aid available. You can also contact us to get answers to any questions you may have about the entire process!



Consumer Disclosures


Get more information about our school and an estimate with our consumer disclosures and net price calculator. The cost calculator is meant to be an estimate of costs and does not reflect the actual cost of attending Michael K. Galvin Beauty & Business Academy.


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2018 © Michael K Galvin Beauty and Business Academy

379 Atwood Ave. Cranston, RI 02920 / (401) 228-6889

FAFSA School Code: 042460