Editor's Description

The American Beauty School is one of the oldest and most established beauty schools in the city, with a strong 50-year history. It's conveniently located in the Bronx area, making it easily accessible from Westchester, Queens, and Yonkers. With a full ground floor level clinic at their disposal, students can practice on a wide range of hair types and textures and gain real-world salon skills.

The school's 1,000-hour cosmetology program covers everything students need for a career in beauty, including hair, skincare, makeup, and business development. A 250-hour nail technician program is also available.

Alumna Steph enjoyed her time at the school, saying, "If you keep a positive and motivated attitude you will not be disappointed. The instructors are highly skilled and dedicated to our success."


American Beauty School - Bronx offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Esthetics / Nail Technology


Program Length 1,000 hours
Average Completion 9 months
Program Tuition $11,210

Nail Technology

Program Length 250 hours
Average Completion 2 months
Program Tuition $2,230


Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion N/A
Program Tuition N/A

About This School

Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.

Financial Aid

50% of students received financial aid

Student Body

Gender Ratio

97% Female, 3% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

3% White, 33% Hispanic / Latino, 53% African American, 5% Asian American, 1% American Indian, 0% Hawaiian / Pacific, 2% Two or More, 4% Unknown

110 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 03/08/2024

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