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Terms and Policies

ADMISSION PROCEDURES

As a prospective student, you are required to visit the Savvy Beauty Academy campus and speak to an Admissions Representative. Prior to enrollment (signing an enrollment agreement) prospective student are required to review the Savvy Beauty Academy Catalog, Savvy Beauty Academy Performance Fact Sheet. These documents will assist the student to make a more educated selection of the programs of study offered by this institution.

All applicants must be: 17 years of age and provide the following:

  • High School Transcript showing High School Completion or,
  • Passing Scores for the California State Proficiency Exam. (GED) or,
  • Home School Diploma approved by the U.S. Department of Education evaluators(third party) to determine the equivalency to a USA High School Diploma.
  • Possess a valid Social Security Card
  • Possess a valid government issued photo verification card or driver license.
Savvy Beauty Academy has not entered into an articulation or transfer agreement with any other college or university.

Note: The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology requires information regarding misdemeanors and felonies. If this applies to you it will be necessary to let an Admissions Representative know and provide a copy of the criminal record.

VISA SERVICES: Savvy Beauty Academy DOES NOT provide Visa Services for International students and will NOT vouch for student status and any associated charges.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: All classes are taught in the English language. All prospective students that are accepted for enrollment must be proficient in the English language. English Proficiency is determined by successful completion of High School where English is the sole language of instruction or a GED certificate. Evidence of English proficiency measure is equatable to a high school diploma.

English language services, including instruction such as ESL, are NOT provided. Savvy Beauty Academy does not grant credit for "prior experiential learning."
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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Prior to signing an Enrollment Agreement all Prospective student must:

  • Visit and tour the campus.
  • Complete a personal interview with the Campus Admissions Advisor.
  • Provide proof of successfully completing secondary education in the U.S. such as a high school diploma, official high school transcript, GED certificate, or a state certification of home-school completion.
  • Possess a valid Social Security Card.
  • Possess a valid government issued photo verification card or driver license.

If you are at least 17 and a high school graduate, to enroll at Savvy Beauty Academy you need:

  • Visit and tour the campus
  • Complete a personal interview with the Campus Admissions Advisor
  • Provide proof of successfully completing secondary education in the U.S. such as a high school diploma, official high school transcript, GED certificate, or a state certification of home-school completion.
  • Possess a valid Social Security Card
  • Possess a valid government issued photo verification card or driver license.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS International students do not qualify to take the state licensing exam unless they possess a valid Social Security Number or tax identification number.

 

STUDENT RECORDS: Savvy Beauty Academy will maintain student records permanently, as required by state law and accrediting agency. Student transcripts will be maintained indefinitely.

HOME SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION: If you have been home schooled and the state in which you were home schooled treats home schools as a home or private school, you will need to provide EITHER a copy of the state issued secondary school completion credential (if your state issues this certificate), OR a copy of the Private State School Affidavit issued by the state for the school from which the diploma was granted.

CHALLENGE EXAMINATIONS/ACHIEVEMENT TESTS/ ABILITY-TO-BENEFIT Savvy Beauty Academy DOES NOT utilize challenge examinations for enrollment. Savvy Beauty Academy DOES NOT utilize achievement tests for enrollment. Savvy Beauty Academy DOES NOT utilize ability-to-benefit exams for enrollment.

FOR OUR INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PROGRAM, YOU MUST:

  • Visit and tour the campus
  • Complete a personal interview with the Campus Admissions Advisor
  • Provide proof of successfully completing secondary education in the U.S. such as a high school diploma, official high school transcript, GED certificate, or a state certification of home-school completion.
  • Possess a valid Social Security Card
  • Possess a valid government issued photo verification card or driver license.
  • A valid (current) California Board of and Cosmetology license in Cosmetology
  • A minimum of two- and one-half years of technical experience in the cosmetology or esthetics industry.
  • Savvy Beauty Academy does not admit ability-to-benefit exam.

*CROSSOVER APPLICANTS ONLY

Students looking into either the Barber to Cosmetology Crossover program or Cosmetologyto Barber Crossover program must hold a valid and current California Board of Cosmetology and Barbering license in either Barbering or Cosmetology respectively

LICENSED MANICURISTS:

Licensed Manicurists are not accepted into the Teacher Training program for training as teachers.

NOTICE CONCERNING TRANSFERABILITY OF CREDITS AND CREDENTIALS EARNED AT OUR INSTITUTION

The transferability of credits you earn at Savvy Beauty Academy is at the complete discretion of an institution to which you may seek to transfer. Acceptance of the (diploma) you earn in (Program), is also at the complete discretion of the institution to which you may seek to transfer. If the (diploma) that you earn at this institution are not accepted at the institution to which you seek to transfer, you may be required to repeat some or all of your coursework at the institution you are transferring. For this reason, you should make certain that your attendance at this institution will meet your educational goals. This may include contacting an institution to which you may seek to transfer after attending (Savvy Beauty Academy) to determine if your (diploma) will transfer.

 

Savvy Beauty Academy does not have an articulation agreement with any other institution.

ORIENTATION

All new students are required to attend an orientation prior to or on their first day of class. During orientation, students will be introduced to the campus staff and learn about the policies expectations, and student services. Savvy Beauty Academy, (also referred to as “Savvy Beauty Academy,” the “School,” or the “Institute”) is a private institution approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Savvy Beauty Academy is approved to teach the following programs of study in Inglewood, California: Cosmetology 1600 Clock Hours Instructor Training 600 Clock Hours Barbering 1500 Clock Hours Professional Make Up Artistry 300 Clock Hours Manicurist 400 Clock Hours Barber Crossover 200 Clock Hours Cosmetologist Crossover 300 Clock Hours Esthetics 600 Clock Hours

RE-ENTRY POLICY

All students who withdraw in good standing will be allowed to reenter during the next class start date at the discretion of a school official. Previously enrolled Savvy Beauty Academy students who have not completed their program requirements may apply for re-enrollment by contacting an administrator and presenting a written request for re-enrollment.

The request should include both a detailed explanation of the reasons for the student previous withdrawal and why the student should be allowed to re-enroll.

 

A campus committee consisting of a School Manager, School Administrative staff member, and a school instructional faculty member will consider the request for re-enrollment based on the student’s letter, the students past enrollment history, how long the student has been out of school and how many hours the student is required to complete to receive their diploma. Ifthe student is approved for re-enrollment, full credit for previous properly documented and paid for instruction hours will be granted in accordance with state regulations. Charges for re enrollment will be based on tuition charges in effect at the time ofre-enrollment. Unpaid balances from any previous enrollment must be resolved prior to re-enrollment.

STUDENT FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS WITHDRAWAL

Students withdrawing from Savvy Beauty Academy prior to completion of their contracted program must pay all balances in full prior to the release of the Proof of Training and/or Record of Withdrawal documents for the hours completed at the campus.

STUDENT SERVICES HOUSING:

Savvy Beauty Academy IS NOT responsible to find or assist students in finding housing. Savvy Beauty Academy DOES NOT have dormitory facilities. There are many housing options available for students near the institution and generally within Los Angeles County. The cost of housing in Los Angeles County is between $1,400.00 to $2,400.00 per month.

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