FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: Is Louisville Beauty Academy licensed and accredited?

A: Yes, Louisville Beauty Academy is licensed and accredited by the Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser. You can check our status on the Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology School List. The school is also in National Candidate Accredited Status.

Q: What is the new Kentucky Law for Cosmetology, Esthetic, and Nail Technology?

A: The new Kentucky Law has reduced the hours required for Esthetics from 1000 to 750 hours, Nail Technology from 600 to 450 hours, and Instructors from 1000 to 750 hours. However, students who were already enrolled in a school before the law change will still need to complete the original hours. Independent Contractor licenses are no longer required by the KBC.

Q: What is the dress code for students at Louisville Beauty Academy?

A: The dress code for students is black casual. Please refer to the student handbook for more details.

Q: When is the school open?

A: The school is open as of January 12th, 2017.

Q: What is the school’s success rate?

A: As of 2022, Louisville Beauty Academy has trained over 1000 beauty professionals and celebrated the 1000 graduate milestone since the school open

Q: How can I contact the school for registration?

A: To contact the school for registration, please send an email to [email protected] with your name, phone number, email, and the educational track you are interested in.

Q: What is the cost for the educational tracks?

A: Please refers to programs and price page 

Q: What type of payment does Louisville Beauty Academy accept?

A: The school accepts all types of payment, including check, cash, money order, and credit card. A 7% surcharge will be applied for credit card payments. Credit cards fee change from 3% to 7% in 2023.

Q: Is there a payment plan available?

A: Yes, there is a payment plan available. A deposit is required at the time of enrollment, with the remaining tuition divided among the number of months in the program. The final payment is due on the last month of the graduation date.

Q: Is the school currently hiring?

A: Yes, the school is currently hiring cosmetology and esthetic instructors, particularly those who speak more than one language.

Q: How long does the program take to complete?

A: The length of the program varies based on the student’s schedule, but generally, the Cosmetology program takes 9-10 months, Esthetic takes 4-5 months, Nail Technology takes 2-3 months, and Cosmetology Instructor takes 3-4 months. All programs are required to meet the hours set by the Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology.