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CHANGE YOUR LIFE

at the #1 beauty school in North America

– Awarded by Intercoiffure

Next Class Starts: Feb 16th
Next Class Starts: Feb 16th

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Land Your Dream Career


Modern Salon’s National 2014 Excellence in Education AwardsRanked #1 in Job Placement

Cosmetology

Now enrolling! Next start date February 16th

Bellus Academy is the most awarded cosmetology school in the nation. We are one of the only schools to offer advanced courses to take you to the next level. Explore our Cosmetology programs

Make-Up

Now enrolling! Next start date February 16th

We are one of the only academies in the country to offer a professional make-up program of this caliber. Take in conjunction with other programs or as a standalone. Explore our Make-up Artistry program

Esthetics

Now enrolling! Next start date February 16th

We offer advanced programs that will allow you to take your education to the next level and wow employers in luxury and medical spas. Explore our Esthetics programs

Barbering

Now enrolling! Next start date February 16th

Developed in partnership with internationally acclaimed hairstylist DJ Muldoon, our Barbering curriculum features 10 signature barbering cuts inspired by period-drama programs including Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men. Explore our Barbering program

Massage

Now enrolling! Next start date February 16th

Learn the skills to be successful in the ever-growing massage and healthcare profession which will teach you advanced massage therapy techniques. Explore our Massage Therapy program

Spa & Nails

Now enrolling! Next start date February 16th

Our Spa Nail program is the first in the nation to go beyond the basics of manicuring, adding the spa treatment training demanded by luxury salons and spas. Explore our Spa Nail program

  • Cosmetology
  • Make-Up
  • Esthetics
  • Barbering
  • Massage
  • Spa & Nails

Is beauty school right for me?

Can you answer YES to ANY of the following?

  • Yes or No?
    Do you feel unsatisfied or wish you loved your career?
  • Yes or No?
    Is a career in beauty something you’ve always loved and dreamed of doing?
  • Yes or No?
    Have you tried learning or working in other fields, even though you are not passionate about them?
  • Yes or No?
    Do you want to wake up in the morning and be excited to go into work?
  • Yes or No?
    Do you love to make people feel beautiful about themselves?
  • Yes or No?
    Do you love connecting with people and making them feel good about themselves?
  • Yes or No?
    Have you enjoyed doing your friends’ hair or makeup?
  • Yes or No?
    Do you want a career that gives you freedom, creative expression, and personal growth?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above,

Bellus will help you succeed at what you are passionate about better than anyone else can.

Yes, I Want to Turn My Passion into a Career ››

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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