Bellus Academy

1130 West Loop Place, Manhattan, KS 66502
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Programs Offered

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Cosmetology
Program Length 1,650 hours
Average Completion 12 months
Program Tuition $23,203
Esthetics
Program Length 1,300 hours
Average Completion 9 months
Program Tuition $20,781
Esthetics
Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $10,451
Cosmetology
Program Length 1,500 hours
Average Completion 11 months
Program Tuition $15,912
Massage Therapy
Program Length 840 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $12,018

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 Manhattan Campus

Nicknamed "The Little Apple," Manhattan, KS has been home to Bellus' newest branch, which was acquired in 2011. The 20,000 square foot facility was a former movie theater, completely renovated into a beautiful school and salon.

Cosmetology

Our Cosmetology program includes professional training in all aspects of the beautyindustry. 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.

Make-up 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.

Esthetics

Our Esthetics program offers professional training in all standard aspects of the esthetics industry. We offer advanced programs that will allow you to take your education to the next level and wow employers in luxury and medical spas.

Massage Therapy

Our Massage Therapy program provides the skills and resources to be successful in the ever-growing massage and healthcare profession. Presented in a supportive, hands-on learning environment, our program teaches healing and awareness of the mind and body.

Nail Technology

Our Nail Technology 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.

About This School

Admissions

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

Financial Aid

59% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,555 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2020 school year.

School Size

As of 2020 this school has 155 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 14:1.

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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