Apply to be a Student

Before you begin, Please Read About the application process and application directions below

We are no longer taking esthetics applications at this time.

Questions? Contact Admissions at admissions@alexanderpaul.edu or 252-830-5536 ext 2.

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How Do I get Enrolled?


If you have items missing or incomplete, you will receive an email to notify you. Once your application is complete, you will receive a decision in 2-14 days.

We prefer to receive applications via our online application and secure upload file box. However, we do accept paper applications and other application documents hand delivered or mailed. 

What are we looking for in the application process?


Alexander Paul Institute Admissions uses the application process to evaluate an applicant's passion and dedication to the beauty industry. We want to make sure our students are passionate and have career goals.

Our Admissions Team is available to help guide you, and the vast majority of students who follow the directions and show they will benefit from the program are admitted.

What Do I Need to Apply?


After completing your online application form, submit the following items according to the directions below:

Please take a clear picture of your government Issued Photo ID to be uploaded. Take a picture that shows the entire front of your ID against a neutral background such as a white piece of paper. Your ID must show your birth date and be current at the time of submission. Please upload using our secure upload file box.

Students Who Previously Withdrew, Cancelled Enrollment, or Failed to Complete Enrollment Process

Please submit a statement for review by the school to admissions@alexanderpaul.edu that includes at least the following:

  1. Confirm your intent to re-enroll or otherwise reactivate your application
  2. Identify/Explain the circumstance(s) that led to your previous withdrawal, cancellation, etc.
  3. Explain what has changed that will allow you to complete the program, successfully enroll, complete enrollment, etc.