Accreditation and Licensure

Aveda Institute Minneapolis is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences, Inc. (“NACCAS”). NACCAS is located at 3015 Colvin Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. NACCAS can be reached by phone at (703) 600-7600. NACCAS is recognized by the United States Department of Education as a national accrediting agency for postsecondary schools and programs of cosmetology arts and sciences, electrology, and massage.

Aveda Institute Minneapolis is licensed by the Minnesota Board of Cosmetology. It is also licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institute. Credits earned at the institute may not transfer to all other institutions.

Contact Information
Minnesota Board of Cosmetology
2829 University Avenue Southeast, Suite 710
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414
Telephone: (651) 201-2742
Fax: (612) 617-2601


Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55108
Telephone: (651) 642-0567
Fax: (651) 642-0675

To review copies of the institute’s accreditation and licensure approvals, please contact the institute’s Compliance Director.

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