Bellus Academy

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

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Master Esthetician
Program Length 900 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $13,998
Esthetician
Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $9,553
Cosmetologist
Program Length 1600 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $20,247

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.

Makeup Artistry

We have partnered with Make-Up Designory to offer our Make-up Artistry course, which can be taken in conjunction with other programs or as a standalone in California campuses. We are one of the only academies to offer a professional make-up course at this level.

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 a $75 application fee. Please contact this school to learn more about how to apply.

Financial Aid
88% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,804 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2019 school year.

School Size
As of 2019 this school has 200 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 14:1.

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

Accreditation

National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts (NACCAS)

This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts (NACCAS).

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