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Bellus Academy

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1073 East Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92021

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Programs Offered

Barbering

  • 1,800 hours
  • 14 months
  • $22,050

Cosmetology

  • 1,600 hours
  • 12 months
  • $19,600

Esthetics

  • 750 hours
  • 6 months
  • $12,862

Makeup Artistry

Program information not available.

In the School's Words

Bellus Academy is an award-winning beauty and wellness institution dedicated to graduating career-ready professionals. We specialize in advanced training and have built a reputation for innovative education, consistently nabbing top honors in Modern Salon's national Excellence in Education program. As the most awarded beauty school in the world, Bellus Academy has been named the "best beauty school in the nation" two years in a row by Modern Salon and was most recently awarded the number one beauty school in North America by Intercoiffure.

Financial Aid

We offer financial aid to those who qualify. We also have ongoing scholarships for recent high school graduates and military.

Our El Cajon Campus

As a fixture in the community for more than 40 years, our El Cajon campus was completely renovated in 2008 and has been updated throughout the years, adding new classrooms to our growing campus.

Cosmetology

Our Cosmetology program includes professional training in all aspects of the beauty industry. The program includes an iPad, where much of the curriculum is taught in conjunction with a social learning experience. Our salon floor gives students the experience needed to develop their craft and work with clients. We also offer advanced Cosmetology programs.

Barber/Cosmetology

Our Barber/Cosmetology program leads to dual licensure for students and is designed to give our graduates a competitive edge, as we teach the business-side of the industry including retailing, sales techniques and budgeting. Our curriculum includes technical training along with state board prep.

Esthetics

Our Esthetics curriculum covers a variety of skin care techniques ranging from facials, chemical exfoliation, hair removal, microdermabrasion and more. We offer advanced programs that will allow you to wow employers in luxury and medical spas. 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, to offer a specialized certification in Skin Care.

About This School

Admissions

There is an application fee of 75. Please contact this school to learn more about how to apply.

Financial Aid

61% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,810 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2020 school year.

School Size

As of 2020 this school has 184 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 18.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2022.

Accreditation

This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).

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