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We understand how stressful may be to some students to make the decision to start school, but at IBA we will make it as simple as possible. You don’t have to make appointments with a few different agents to get started. Enrollment appointments may take 15 to 30 minutes. We will discuss the payment options, schedule and school regulations, answer any questions you might have and then you will fill out and received the enrollment paperwork and you be ready to start!
At IBA is no need to wait for months or semesters to start. Enrollment is open to all students and we have new classes start every Monday. You can start immediately!
Transferring from another school or state? No problem, we accept transfer hours from almost any school in the state or out of state.
If you are ready to start your new career in the beauty industry, contact us, you must enroll at least 4 days in advance of your desired start date.
Admissions, Enrollments and Tours appointments are available Monday through Thursday; please contact us to check availability. We take walk-ins upon availability.
We are a Certified School by the SC Board of Cosmetology “SCBOC” and the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations, "SCLLR” in order to receive a beauty professional license in the State of South Carolina, you must meet the following requirements:
At least 10th grade or equivalent. (school transcripts acceptable)
High School diploma, GED or High School Transcripts
We do not required high school diploma or GED to enroll at IBA
In case you don’t have all the documents, you can still start the program, and bring them as soon as they become available to you.
What to bring to your enrollment appointment?
2 Forms of ID
Proof of Education (High school diploma, GED or transcripts
Social Security number
For payment plans, please bring a Debit or credit card to process your payments
Down Payment (to be discussed)
If you are ready to start your new career in the beauty industry, contact us, you must enroll at least 4 days in advance of your desire start date.
IBA offers flexible payment plans, and we work with the majority of students budgets. In most cases, students pay upfront for the admission fee, books and kit and the remaining balance is divided in weekly payments. Since we are a State Certified school, you will receive a 1098-T form by January 31 to claim your educational expenses refund with the IRS. Make sure to keep all the receipts for all your school supplies, materials, products, uniforms, etc.
IBA do not offer financial aid or any government funding at this time, we don't have an accreditation to be a Title IV school, but we are a Licensed and Bonded Private Beauty school, Certified by the State of South Carolina, Department of Licensing and Labor Regulations, Lic. # 1204.
CHAPMAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The Chapman Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, born out of William & Kimberly Chapman’s innate desire to give back to the community, which helped in their own success as business people. The Chapman Foundation was created specifically to receive and administer financial contributions for scholarships and charitable contributions in accordance with IRS. The Chapman Foundation Scholarship Award was started to help African and Latin American seniors graduating high school. The student must exemplify excellence and have plans to continue their education.
If you are granted for the Scholarship, it is very important to maintain an excellent record of attendance, academic, clinics, payments and behavior.
To apply for the CFI Scholarship, please GOOGLE: Chapman Foundation Scholarship visit www.chapmanfoundation.com
Are you a foreign student? You are not alone, IBA specialty is diversity! You can start immediately and start processing the documentation required by the state of South Carolina to obtain your beauty professional license. Find additional information about licensing in the state by visiting: www.llronline.com and /or www.pcshq.com – South Carolina Cosmetology professions
To obtain a license in South Carolina, all foreign students should submit credentials
Any foreign credentials are required to be evaluated by one of the following
South Carolina Board approved services.
1. Aequo International 1‐844‐882‐3786 www.aequointernational.com
Admissions, Enrollments and Tours appointments are available Monday thru Thursday; please contact us to check availability. We take walk-ins upon availability.