Why Fosbre Academy?
At Fosbre Academy we provide quality and innovative education through advanced curriculums taught by highly trained beauty professionals who are also licensed instructors. We pride ourselves on our professional but fun educational environment that is inclusive to all individuals who want to start their journey in the beauty industry. Our class sizes are small, which allows for more one-on-one instruction for every student at every stage of their program. We thoroughly prepare our students to take their State Board Licensure Exam's, providing them with practice written tests, and multiple full run throughs for their practical exam. Beyond our advanced curriculum and State Board preparation, we bring in outside industry professionals to guest teach specialized classes, and offer a wide range of additional certifications. We also teach our students business, entrepreneurial, and interview skills to give them a leg up when they graduate as we support them in finding employment.
Is Fosbre Academy an Accredited institution?
Yes, we are accredited through the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). The school is currently on a probationary status.
Is there an application fee?
Yes, there is a $100 non-refundable application fee that holds the students spot in which ever enrollment date suits them best.
What is the cost of tuition?
The cost of tuition is different for each program, and very competitive for the area. If you would like to know more, you can check out the individual pages for each program or call and book a tour with the school and have all of your questions answered on site!
Are Books and Equipment included in tuition?
Yes, books and equipment are included in tuition as well as the cost of state board testing.
Do you offer Financial Aid?
Yes, we offer financial aid through the Department of Education. You can learn more by going to fafsa.ed.gov and fill out your FAFSA application. You can either search for Fosbre Academy or enter our school code 042504. If you have more questions you can always contact our financial aid department by calling the school (360) 481-6816.
Do you accept GI Bill® funding?
We do accept GI Bill® funding. The best way to get started is to go to gibill.va.gov to check if you are eligible for VA benefits or if you are eligible to have a family member/spouse's eligibility transferred to you. If you have more questions you can always contact our financial aid department by calling the school (360) 481-6816. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
Do you accept outside scholarships and/or grants?
Yes, we do accept outside funding in the form scholarship or grants that students have applied to and are awarded.
What are the hour requirements for each of the program's at Fosbre Academy?
Cosmetology: 1600 Hours, 11 months, 49 weeks
Master Esthetics: 1200 Hours, 9 months, 37 weeks
Barbering: 1000 Hours, 8 months, 34 weeks
What are the days of the week that students are in school?
Wednesday to Saturday 8:30AM to 5:30PM. (unless you are a New Market student)
What are your graduation rates?
Our gradation rate at the Academy is 81%.
Do you guarantee job placement?
While we cannot guarantee job placement after graduation, we do offer our students career services such as business classes, resume and cover letter development, interview skills, portfolio building, and externship opportunities to give them their best shot at finding a job that they are well suited for.
What are your job placement rates?
Our current job placement rate averages around 75%. This is calculated based on students who were licensed within 180 days of graduating and obtained jobs in the field they were licensed in and/or if started their own business.
Student Salon FAQ's
Are all services performed by students?
Yes, all services are performed by students under the guidance of professionals who are not only licensed in that particular field, but are also licensed instructors. All services are monitored throughout the duration of of appointment and our instructors are always there to lend a helping hand.
Do you accept Walk in's?
We do accept Walk In appointments, but due to the current pandemic we are limited on the amount of clients we can have in the salon at one time, so we encourage people to make appointments in advanced. You can either book online through vagaro.com or call the school at (360) 481-6816.
What type of products do you use?
We currently use our own Fosbre Academy Hair Care product line that our founder and president created. We also support Loma Hair Care, which is a local organic hair care company, by offering their products for sale. When it comes to skin care we offer the highly regarded and clinical grade Image Skincare line.
Can I bring in my own products?
Unfortunately no, you cannot bring in your own products/hair color etc. However, we have a wide variety of hair products that fit the needs of every hair type. We have a range of products that include vegan, organic, and even gluten free options. Everything is cruelty free!
Do you accept product returns?
We do accept product returns or you can exchange it for another product, as long as the return is done within one week, and there is at least 3/4ths of the product left in the bottle.
Do you sell Gift Cards?
Yes we do have gift cards available that can be used toward both products and services.
Am I allowed to tip my student?
Clients who choose to tip their student stylist do so directly.