Veterans Administration

We are approved by the Tennessee State Division of Veterans Affairs for the training of veterans and eligible persons under the provisions of Title 38, United States Code. This approval is for NonCollege Degree (NCD) Programs under Title 38, and applies to the Advanced (Multi-Media) Makeup Artist Program, Fashion Makeup Artist Program, Freelance Makeup Artist Program, Special Effects Makeup Artist Program and The Art of Wig and Hair Design Program.

Veteran’s Benefits Disclosure

AMUA is approved under the provisions of Title 38, United States Code for Veterans. Students who wish to receive Veteran benefits must submit a statement of previous training to the school for consideration. Students with previous training in the course to be pursued must submit transcripts from previously attended institutions. Credits allowed will be recorded on the enrollment record and the length of the course shortened proportionately. In addition, the student and the VA shall be notified. (NOTE: All prior training must be evaluated.) The VA or the state-approving agency may impose varying enrollment limitations. Veterans are advised to obtain appropriate enrollment materials well in advance of starting class. Problems relating to veteran enrollment should be directed to the regional office of the Veterans’ Administration. This approval is for non-degree programs, given only for the programs and not for individual classes.

Notice to Veterans

Apply for VA Education Benefits 

Veterans wishing to obtain information regarding their eligibility requirements and pay rate for educational benefits should contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-888-442-4551.

Credit For Prior Training For VA Students

Previous education and training will be evaluated and granted if appropriate with the training time shortened and the tuition reduced proportionately with the VA and the veteran student so notified.

VA Students Attendance Policy

Excused absences will be granted for extenuating circumstances only. Excused absences will be substantiated by entries in students’ files. Early departures, class cuts, tardiness, etc., for any portion of an hour will be counted as a full hour of absence. Students exceeding three (3) un-excused absences in a calendar month WILL BE TERMINATED for unsatisfactory attendance.

VA Students Standards Of Progress

A VA student who does not have satisfactory progress at the end of any weekly evaluation period will be terminated from the program with the VA so notified.

Veterans’ Refund Policy

The refund of the unused portion of tuition, fees, and other charges for veterans or eligible persons who fail to enter a program, withdraw, or discontinue prior to completion will be made for all amounts paid which exceed the approximate pro rata portion of the total charges that the length of the completed portion of the program bears to total length of the program. The probation will be determined on the ratio of the number of days or hours of instruction completed by the student to the total number of instructional days or hours in the program.

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