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National City, CA

Our school has a rich history in National City, being a fixture in the community for more than 50 years and graduating multiple generations within families. The campus was completely renovated in 2006 and has had significant upgrades each year. In 2015, we added our Barbering program.

Next Class Starts: Oct 25th
Next Class Starts: Oct 25th

1520 E. Plaza Boulevard, National City, CA  91950

Bellus Academy

1520 E. Plaza BoulevardNational City, CA 91950

619-474-6607

(One block west of the 805 Highway, just off the corner of Plaza Boulevard and Palm Avenue)

National City, CA Hours

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 9:00am - 10:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 10:00pm
  • Saturday 8:30am - 5:00pm

National City, CA Hours - Salon

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Select appointments only
  • Tuesday 10:30am - 2:00pm | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday 10:30am - 2:00pm | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Thursday 10:30am - 2:00pm | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Friday 10:30am - 2:00pm | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 2:00pm

National City, CA Start Dates

  • Mar 15th Tuesday
  • Apr 12th Tuesday
  • May 10th Tuesday
  • Jun 7th Tuesday
  • Jul 5th Tuesday
  • Aug 2nd Tuesday
  • Aug 30th Tuesday
  • Sep 27th Tuesday
  • Oct 25th Tuesday
  • Nov 22nd Tuesday
  • Dec 20th Tuesday

Why Choose Bellus?

Travel the World

We offer International Certification (ITEC) which allows our graduates to work in 38 countries around the world.

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Top Job Placement

Our career services team and student mobile app make finding your dream career so much easier.

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Business & Marketing Training

Classes that prepare you to own a business and market yourself.

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Our Reputation

Bellus is the most awarded beauty and wellness institution in the country and Intercoiffure recently ranked us the #1 beauty school in North America!

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Compete in Competitions

Our students have a history of succeeding at national student competitions including TrendVision and America’s Beauty Show.

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We're Tech Savvy

Our app gives 24/7 access to academics, attendance and job postings. Select programs offer social learning on iPads, which are included in the student kit.

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Exam Prep

All of our programs include a mock state board test to prepare you for the state license exam and our kits include the state board kit and licensing fees.

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Top Educators

We invest in our educators to ensure that they are trained in the latest industry techniques and trends.

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Externships

Our relationships with high-end salons in Southern California allow students to network with top stylists and owners. (CA campuses only)

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We Give Back

We have an undeniable passion for humanity. Our schools are honored to give back and participate in community events while utilizing our technical skills.

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Multiple License Programs

Bellus is proud to offer combined courses that allow you to enroll in one program and graduate with multiple credentials.

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Alumni Benefits

We give our graduates access to job postings, the opportunity to attend campus events and alumni scholarships for advanced education.

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Adrianna

Cosmetology

“The teachers were amazing! Without Bellus, I wouldn’t have the rewarding life I have today. School was something I looked forward to every single day. I can’t believe I have a job that I love going to every day.”

- Adrianna
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Jonyse

Esthetics

“My life has changed so much. Within eight months of graduating, I now own a successful wax bar. I am forever grateful for the great education I received at Bellus Academy.”

- Jonyse
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Clare

Massage

“For the past year I have been working on super-yachts in Spain as a massage therapist for billionaires and have loved every second of it! I don’t know what I would’ve done without Bellus’ training and expertise.”

- Clare
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Kelsey

Nails

“I love how hands-on the nail program is at Bellus. I am a visual and hands-on learner and I appreciated the time and focus on my advancement throughout the program. I would definitely recommend Bellus Academy to anyone interested in beauty and wellness education, especially the nail program!”

- Kelsey
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Jessica

Make-Up

“The program and educators in Make-up Artistry are exceptional. The curriculum was so well designed that each day I couldn’t wait to get to school and begin the next step in learning high-end makeup. I feel very comfortable after taking this class to apply for a job anywhere in makeup, including a Hollywood studio, theater, photography or in a high-end salon and spa.”

- Jessica
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Barbering

“As a cosmo crossover, the Barbering Program was not only an excellent way to brush up on the basics, but also the best way to take my career to the next level. The staff was so helpful in every aspect and I highly recommend the program.”

- Johnny
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Financial Aid

Yes! Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.
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Flexible Schedule

We offer day & night classes. We also have new classes starting every month.
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