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American Institute of Beauty

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2800 34th Street North, St Petersburg, FL 33713

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Programs Offered


  • 1,200 hours
  • 9 months
  • $16,405


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  • 2 months
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  • 300 hours
  • 2 months
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Makeup Artistry

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  • 1,200 hours
  • 9 months
  • $18,025

Editor's Description

The 1,200-hour cosmetology program at the American Institute of Beauty (AIB) strives to teach students everything they need to know for the state exam and a successful future career. The program is offered on both a full and part-time basis.

A range of funding programs is accepted, including financial aid, Veteran's Training, Florida Prepaid, and several scholarships.

Several other programs are also available, including barbering, skincare, and nail technology.

Former students have high praise for the Institute. Alumna Carla says: "Thanks AIB for EVERYTHING! AIB is like family. I learned so much from my awesome instructors. Was hired right away, even before I graduated! Passed the state exam and NOW I'm a licensed Cosmetologist!"

In the School's Words

Train, Graduate, Succeed

Employers Want to Hire AIB Trained Graduates

Nationally known and accredited our St. Petersburg Barber Training School is Florida's Largest Barber School, providing exceptional hands-on barber training that will develop your skills to increase your earning potential.

Master Barber Program

Train to become a State Licensed Professional Barber in as little as 9 months. The Master Barber program at St. Petersburg Barber School is a clock hour based program of 1200 hours. At AIB St. Petersburg Barber Training school you will learn and develop skills from our dedicated and highly educated real Barber Instructors that have over 40 years of experience to teach our students the skills they need to know. Business management classes are incorporated into the curriculum to assist you in navigating through the fundamentals of running or owning your own Barbershop/Salon in today's diverse economic environment.

At our St. Petersburg Barber Training School we have flexible schedules. We offer Day and Evening programs, Financial Aid, to those who qualify. We are VA approved, and offer a Lifetime Job Placement Assistance program.

As a student, your education and Barber training at American Institute of Beauty St. Petersburg Barber School will be divided into different phases, starting in a classroom setting for the first phase of your training then on to AIB's real life professional shop/salon environment called the "Barber Zone". Where your talents will be tested and your skills developed and refined. Get the barber training today that will give you the opportunity for great earning potential tomorrow!

Make the right choice with American Institute of Beauty's Barber Training Program. Call today for more information on how to apply.

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Financial Aid

75% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,656 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.


This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).

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