Cancellation and Refunds


1. Cancellation must be made in person or by certified mail.

2. All monies will be refunded if the applicant is not accepted by the school or if the student cancels within 3 business days after signing the enrollment agreement and making the initial payment.

3. Cancellation after the third business day, but before the first class, will result in a refund of all monies paid, with the exception of the used equipment purchased from the school or from outside vendors.

4. Cancellation after attendance has begun, but prior to 50% completion of the program, will result in a Pro Rata refund computed on the number of hours completed to the total program hours.

5. Cancellation after completing 50% of the program will result in no refund.

6.The refund amount is calculated based on the student’s last day of attendance (LDA).

7. Refunds shall be made within 30 days of the student’s official withdrawal/termination date or receipt of cancellation.

8. Equipment purchased from an outside vendor or the school is not refundable by the school.

9. A student may be dismissed by the Director of Operations of the Merryfield School of Pet Grooming prior to completion of the program for any of, but not limited to, the following reasons:

A. Insufficient academic progress as outlined in the school’s Satisfactory Progress Policy.

B. Failure to comply with rules outlined in the catalog covering Student Conduct.

C. Nonpayment of the tuition balance before the first day of class, unless other financial arrangements have been made.

D. Failure to successfully complete the program within the maximum time frame. Rev. 09/13

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