frequently asked questions

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?

The first step of the process is filling out the contact page on our website or call our Admissions Office to schedule an information session.

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 currently offers CEU classes for massage professionals at our Clearwater campus. For more information on our continuing education classes visit

Do you offer classes in any language other than English?

Sunstate Academy offers classes in Spanish. For more information visit

Do you accept international students?

Sunstate Academy is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.


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