what programs does sunstate academy offer?
- Cosmetology Program
- Massage Therapy Program (Clearwater only)
- Spa Therapies Program (Clearwater only)
- Full Specialty Program (Clearwater only)
- Nail Technician Program
- Barber-Styling Cosmetology Combination Program (Fort Myers only)
is sunstate academy an accredited school?
Sunstate Academy is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
do you offer full-time and part-time schedules?
Yes! We offer both full and part-time schedules. Classes are available during the day or evening.
what types of financial assistance do you offer or accept for those who qualify?
- Federal Pell Grant
- Subsidized/Unsubsidized Federal Direct Stafford/Plus loans
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
- Florida Bright Futures Scholarship
- Florida Prepaid College Plan
- Montgomery GI Bill
- The Scholarships for Children & Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans & Servicemembers
what if i want to transfer credits from another school?
If a student attended another postsecondary educational institution and would like their prior coursework to be considered for transfer credit, an official academic transcript must be sent to Sunstate Academy’s Admissions Department for evaluation. The grade recorded on the transcript must be the equivalent of a C (75%) or above. Hours not received within the past two years may be granted at the discretion of the Director.
how do i apply to sunstate academy?
Clearwater Campus: 727.330.3704
Fort Myers Campus: 239.234.1732
do you help with career placement?
Absolutely! Sunstate Academy provides placement assistance to all of our students and graduates. We work with our graduates to help them prepare for their career search with resume review and interview preparation services. We also help to locate open positions for our graduates that are seeking employment.
does sunstate academy offer services to the public?
Yes, Sunstate Academy has their very own Salon Solaris. Sunstate Academy’s students must go through a process to ensure their quality of service before performing in Salon Solaris. For more information about our salon please call:
Clearwater – Salon Solaris: 727.330.3705
Fort Myers – Salon Solaris: 239.330.1068
do you offer continuing education for licensed professionals?
Yes, Sunstate Academy will be offering CEU classes for massage professionals at our Clearwater campus beginning January 2013. For more information on our continuing education classes visit sunstate.edu/ceu.
do you accept international students?
Sunstate Academy is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.
do you offer classes in any language other than english?
Sunstate Academy offers classes in Spanish at the Fort Myers campus. For more information visit sunstate.edu/espanol.