Bellus Academy

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1073 East Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Programs Offered

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Esthetics
Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $9,823
Master Esthetics
Program Length 900 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $14,212
Facialist
Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 7 months
Program Tuition $13,450
Cosmetology
Program Length 1,600 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $20,052
Barbering
Program Length 1,800 hours
Average Completion 13 months
Program Tuition $22,668
Barbering
Program Length 1,950 hours
Average Completion 14 months
Program Tuition $26,833

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

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Financial Aid

59% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,837 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.

School Size

As of 2021 this school has 226 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 23:1.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2023.

Accreditation

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

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

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