Financial Aid

At State College of Beauty Culture we understand education is a big investment. The training you’ll receive here increases your chances of finding a great career. And it decreases your chance of being unemployed. You’ll be more likely to find an interesting, rewarding career in a field that offers a lot of opportunity. When you graduate from State College of Beauty Culture, you stand a better chance of finding a job and making more money than your peers with less education. Combine that with greater opportunities for job satisfaction, and your State College of Beauty Culture beauty school training becomes an investment that’s hard to beat!

Financial Resources

The following are financial resources available to those who qualify:

FEDERAL GRANTS are money given to people to help pay for school. If you are awarded money, you do not have to pay it back. This is awarded based on financial need.

DIRECT LOANS are borrowed money through the U.S. Department of Education that must be repaid (with interest).

DIRECT SUBSIDIZED LOANS are awarded to students who show financial need and is interest-free while the student is in school. You must start to repay this loan beginning six months after you leave school.

DIRECT UNSUBSIDIZED LOANS are available to all students, regardless of financial need. Interest does start on this loan while the student is in school.

DIRECT PLUS LOANS are only available for parents of Dependent Students. Financial need is not a consideration. If approved for this loan, the amount will be applied directly to the student’s account. If the loan is denied, the student may apply for the maximum amount available in an Direct Unsubsidized Loan.

ALTERNATIVE LOANS can provide additional funding to assist students with their education. These are generally provided by banks and credit unions. We can provide you information on Alternative Loan options.

SCHOLARSHIPS are provided by some companies, professional associations, and religious groups to individuals or their family members seeking an education. Searching the internet is a great way to see what might be available to you. Some local libraries even offer free internet usage.

VETERANS AFFAIRS EDUCATION BENEFITS (VA) is available for people who are eligible for veterans benefits. You can download an application form at: or you may call 1-888-442-4551 to have an application form be mailed to you or for additional questions.

State College of Beauty Culture FAFSA Code: 009419

Cosmetology & Esthetics School Financial Aid Resources
We suggest you download The Guide to Federal Student Aid and visit or for more information.

Payment Plan Options are available for all courses.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows students to apply for more than $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds. Check out this video from FAFSA for info about the FAFSA and the resources available to help fill out this important application.

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