Frequently Asked Financial Aid Questions


Frequently Asked Financial Aid Questions

As a prospective student for esthetician school and nail tech school, Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy is glad to assist you.  We have highlighted below frequently asked questions about financial aid and assistance.

1. Do I need to be admitted to Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy before I can apply for financial aid?

No.  Prospective students can apply for federal financial aid (grants and loans) by visiting or calling 1-800-4-FED-AID.

2.  How do I apply for Federal Financial Aid?

Please visit or call 1-800-4-FED-AID.

3.  What information do I need to apply for federal financial aid via FAFSA?

You will need:

•  Your social security number (and / or that of your parent’s social security number if you are a dependent student).

•  Drivers license number (if applicable).

•  Alien Registration number (if applicable).

•  Federal tax information (tax returns)

For a detailed list of FAFSA’s requirements, please visit:

4.  What is FAFSA?

FAFSA is the ‘free application for federal student aid.  The official web site for the United States federal student aid program is:

5.  How do I get Started?

To find out if you qualify for student loans and grands, visit and fill out the FREE APPLICATION on FAFSA’s official web site:

Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy’s Federal School code is:  042387.  Once you have completed the FAFSA application, your information will be forwarded directly to Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy.  We will contact you immediately once we receive your information from FAFSA.

6.  How long does it take to get approved for financial aid?

Generally, it takes 3 to 5 business days for us to receive your Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA.

Helpful Download Information:

Click on the link below to download the Financial Aid Information Form.

•  Financial Aid Information Form for Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy

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About Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy

A leading Aesthetic, Nail Technician & Massage Training School located in Reston, Virginia and central to Washington DC, Maryland & Northern Virginia. We are situated .3 miles (6 minute walk) from the Wiehle–Reston East Metro station (Silver Line).

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COVID-19 Notice & Distance Learning Info

Due to the pandemic and the spread of Covid-19 all classes are temporarily being taught via distance learning using multiple platforms and instructor-led or hybrid which is a combination of distance learning for theory portion and in-person classes for practical hands-on.

Please note COVID-19 necessary health and safety precautions by obtaining information from local health care providers and state health authorities, and the CDC’s COVID-19 website. 

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