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Take The Step To Change Your Life
Learn the Art of Haircutting with Bellus

Bellus Academy offers a rare combination of advantages to advance your career. The El Cajon location offers you hair cutting and styling education with all the support to start your training. Our interactive classes are conducted by trained and licensed beauty educators. Our school has a student salon where you will work on real clients while you learn to build your own book of business. If you want a career with unlimited potential for creativity, flexibility, and making others feel more beautiful Bellus is the perfect place for you.

If you’ve got the determination and willingness to learn, Bellus Academy will turn your dreams into reality. Regardless of your age, education or job history, our flexible training programs will let you train as a cosmetologist during the day, or at night. You choose the hours that suit you.

Bellus Academy El Cajon Campus

El Cajon Campus

1073 E. Main Street El Cajon, CA 92021
Phone: 619-442-3407
  • Receive comprehensive hair cutting and cosmetology training for both the artistry and business of this timeless profession
  • Learn the business side of the industry, including retailing, sales techniques and budgeting
  • Externship and job opportunities in top spas and resorts that we’ve partnered with
  • Develop your portfolio and resume
  • Financial Aid is available to those who qualify


Our career services department is dedicated to assisting you in finding the career you’ve always wanted! With a career services team member at each campus, you’ll have the ability to meet one-on-one and discuss your goals and career options.

Based on our track record of graduating outstanding students, we’ve developed a close relationship with a large network of salons, spas, and manufacturers. While many schools search out possible employers for their graduates, employers come to us! We have a list of companies who seek to hire our alumni. It’s truly a testament to our stellar education and amazing graduates.


  • Resume development and feedback
  • Mock interviews
  • Find a career to match your goals
  • Learn about career opportunities you may not have considered before
  • Meet face-to-face with employers
  • Network with industry professionals
  • Participate in event competitions and get noticed by international companies
Career Stories

“This is where my dreams came true. The staff, instructors and students combined created an inspiring environment where dreams really do come true.”


“Bellus Academy was not only a growth experience for me, but a place where I found a purpose. I connected with the best of people there and I was encouraged by the staff to hone my skill.”


“The instructors truly care about your success and you as a person. The overall experience I had was wonderful. I transferred in from another school and Bellus definitely provided an excellent academic curriculum with quality hands-on instruction. I highly recommend this school to anyone looking into beginning their massage career!”

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Why Choose Bellus?

Travel the World

Bellus Academy is proud to be selected as the first U.S. School to partner with CIDESCO, recognized as the world’s most prestigious qualification in the field of Esthetics.

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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

Bellus offers specialized training to foster your development as an entrepreneur and help you build a thriving business!

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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 where they've showcased their talent and won!

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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 and industry experts to ensure that they are trained in the latest in-demand techniques and trends.

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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 and are involved in our community, supporting various causes and giving back 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, exclusive invitation to industry events and the opportunity to apply for advanced education scholarships.

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“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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“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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“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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“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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“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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“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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