Aveda Fredric’s Institute Indianapolis:

Award-winning Aveda Fredric’s Institute was founded in 1999 to develop the most successful entrepreneurs in hair, skin, nails, makeup and total body wellness.

Our Mission at Aveda Fredric’s Institute

Developing Future Leaders in the World of Beauty and Wellness™

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Award-Winning Institute

Aveda Fredric’s Institute is a nationally acclaimed school. From people’s choice awards to excellence in education and design, we continue to be a leader.

  • 2007 North American Student Hairstylist of the Year – Winner
  • 2007 Salon Today Salon of the Year Design- Finalist
  • 2007 North American Hairstyling Awards Salon Design Finalist
  • 2007 Gold Citation from American School and University Educational Interiors Showcase
  • 2008 North American Student Hairstylist of the Year – Winner
  • 2010 North American Student Hairstylist of the Year – Winner
  • 2012 North American Student Hairstylist of the Year – Finalis *winner to be announced July 2012

Creative Opportunities

Students will have the ability to showcase their talent through these unique opportunities.

  • Editorial hair and makeup for newspaper and magazine, fashion show, theater, movie production and photo shoot work.
  • Participation in local and national competitions.

Invest in Your Future

Successful careers begin with a solid professional education.

  • NEW 3 DAY cosmetology program – offers more flexibility and life balance
  • Small class sizes taught in state-of-the-art learning environments.
  • Our high-energy environment provides hands-on experience with hundreds of diverse guests preparing you for your salon spa career.
  • Under the direction and guidance of skilled educators you receive individual attention with a focus on your unique learning style.
  • Using innovative curriculums we provide the creative, trend, technical, retail and professional business-building education needed to establish a promising career.
  • Recognized professionals in the salon, medical and spa fields are included in the curriculum to provide students with opportunities to learn from outstanding leaders in the industry.

Career Placement

We provide tools, events, training and personalized attention to assist graduates in their career search. Graduates find success and fulfillment in a range of careers.

  • Placement rates exceed the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences requirements.
  • Career networking events are hosted to allow AFI students to network with top Salon Spa representatives.
  • Classroom time is dedicated to interviewing skills, business portfolio and resumes.
  • Exclusive access to Aveda Pure Partners, an interactive career opportunities website sponsored by Aveda Corporation. Aveda Pure Partners is designed to connect Aveda Institute students and alumni with national and international Aveda network salons.


Our Cosmetology course incorporates 1,500 hours (50 Weeks | 3 Days a Week) of extensive hands-on learning to provide you a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Express your creativity and talent in hair, skin and nail care and makeup application.

  • NEW 3 DAY cosmetology program – offers more flexibility and life balance
  • 5 classes form each year (January, April, July, August and October) – don’t miss the class start date that is best for you.

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Begin Your Career

Aveda Fredric’s Institute can help you unlock hidden talents and open doors to a new career. Our Admissions Team is committed and prepared to help you plan your future, complete the provided information and schedule a tour today!