The Beauty Institute: A Gateway to International Excellence in Cosmetology

The Beauty Institute, located in the picturesque West Palm Beach, Florida, is at the forefront of providing exceptional education in the field of barbering and cosmetology. We are dedicated to shaping the future of the beauty industry by welcoming international students who aspire to excel in this vibrant and ever-evolving field.

Cosmetology Classes for International Students

Our institute offers a comprehensive range of cosmetology classes designed to cater to the diverse needs of international students. These classes cover various aspects of beauty, including hair styling, color theory, skin care, nail technology, and makeup artistry. Our curriculum is continually updated to include the latest trends and techniques, ensuring our students are well-prepared to meet the demands of the global beauty market.

Barbering Programs

In addition to cosmetology, we offer specialized barbering programs that focus on traditional and modern barbering techniques. Students will learn about haircutting, shaving, beard grooming, and more, all while gaining hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art facilities.

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Authorization and Visa Information

The Beauty Institute is authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to issue the I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility) forms. This authorization allows us to accept students on M-1 visas, providing a pathway for international students to pursue their education in the United States. We are committed to assisting our students through the visa application process to ensure a smooth transition to studying abroad.

Admission Requirements for International Students

To ensure success in our programs, international students must meet the following requirements:

Admission Requirements for International Students

To ensure success in our programs, international students must meet the following requirements:

English Proficiency: All students must be fluent in English, with the ability to read, write, and speak the language proficiently.

Secondary School Completion: Applicants must have successfully completed a secondary school program equivalent to high school in the United States. Official records must be evaluated by our designated educational evaluator service to confirm equivalency.

Financial Certification: Students must provide certification of their financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses. Alternatively, they must demonstrate their ability to qualify for financial aid as an eligible non-citizen.

Why Choose The Beauty Institute?

  • Global Perspective: Our multicultural environment provides a unique opportunity for students to gain a global perspective on beauty trends and techniques.
  • Experienced Faculty: Our instructors are industry professionals with years of experience, providing students with invaluable insights and mentorship.
  • Cutting-Edge Facilities: Our modern facilities are equipped with the latest tools and technology, offering students a real-world learning experience.
  • Career Opportunities: Graduates of The Beauty Institute are highly sought after in the beauty industry, with opportunities to work in salons, spas, fashion, and entertainment.

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Step By Step Application

1-Apply to The Beauty Institute
After meeting with one of our international admissions experts and choosing the program you would like to enroll

you will complete the application and submit the necessary documentation to process your Form I-20.
2-Get The Form I-20

Once your application is complete, The Beauty Institute will issue the initial attendance I-20 through SEVIS. The I-20 will be mailed to your international home address.

3-Pay the SEVIS I-901 Fee

The Department of Homeland Security has implemented a $350.00 SEVIS I-901 Fee. Please be advised that The Beauty Institute Institute is not involved in administrating this fee. You are responsible for making this fee payment directly to SEVP (Student and Exchange Visitor Program). For more information regarding this fee, you may visit
4-Apply for an M-1 Visa at the US Embassy/Consulate

After you receive your I-20 and pay the SEVIS fee, you must visit the US Embassy/Consulate in your home country to obtain the M-1 Visa.
5-Arrive in the US through the Port of Entry

Upon arrival in the US, you must be approved for entry through the Port of Entry. To be approved, you must possess a valid M-1 Visa, Form I-20, and passport.

6-Start Your Education With Us

Once you have arrived in the United States, you will check-in, attend orientation, and begin your studies.

Start Your Journey Today!

Embark on an exciting career in barbering and cosmetology with The Beauty Institute. Our programs are designed to provide international students with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to succeed in the beauty industry. Apply today and take the first step towards a rewarding and fulfilling career.

For more information about our programs, admission requirements, and how to apply, please visit our website or contact our admissions office. We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant community at The Beauty Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida.

*Please note: International Student applicants fall into three categories:

  • International Students – students who currently reside outside the United States
  • Change of Status Students – prospective students who are currently in the United States on a visa type other than an M-1 Student Visa
  • Transfer Students – students studying at another school on an M-1 visa who wish to transfer can contact us

*as outlined above, the application process will be slightly different if you are a Change of Status or Transfer student. For further information on the M-1 Student Visa, please visit:

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website:

The U.S. Department of State website