1380 Metropolitan Avenue • Bronx, NY 10462 • tel: (718) 931-7400



American Beauty School is a NYC cosmetology school where you will receive instruction in both theory and fundamental skills. The curriculum will provide a good foundation for a career in the industry and prepare students to take the New York State licensing exam. Classes are available in both English and Spanish.

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The American Beauty School is a 9000 sq. foot facility on two floors – designed with the student in mind. We have a student cafeteria, workrooms, classrooms and a 2000 sq. foot student clinic located on the ground floor – so that students can have hands-on training practicing on real clients before entering a salon.

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Cosmetology – CIP Code 12.0401

Reg Fee: $100

Tuition: $8190

Textbook & equipment: $990

Total: $9280

Click here for American Beauty School gainful employment information for cosmetologists by the US Education Department.

Median Dept. of Ed. Title IV Loan Debt of ABS Graduate $3437 – for recent reporting period. $0 institutional or private loans during period.

At a typical 2-year degree-granting institutions, 31 percent of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who began their pursuit of a certificate or associate’s degree in fall 2009 attained it within 150 percent of the normal time required to do so. This graduation rate was 20 percent at public 2-year institutions.

Congratulations to all of our recent graduates, the 58% who graduated and of those that completed the program 37% completed on-time many of whom overcame personal hardships and challenges along the way.

Employment Placement Rate for period using Nacaas method was 62.8% (Job Placement Assistance available - Employment not guaranteed)

The Dept. of Labor O*Net website currently lists outlook in the field as Bright. SOC Code 39-5012 – Hairstylists & Cosmetologists.


Admissions Requirements

No 1 - Applicants must be 17 years of age. (High school seniors require parental consent.)

No 2 - High school diploma or General Equivalence Diploma (GED) is required for admission as a regular student. However, students who do not have either one of the above credentials are required to take and pass the Ability-to-Benefit exam approved by state. GED or HS Diploma required for all students applying for Federal Financial Aid.

No 3 - Copy of birth certificate or other acceptable proof of age.

No 4 - For foreign-born applicants, when any of the required documentation for admission is impossible to provide, an affidavit of the same must be presented.

No 5 - For foreign students who wish to study in the USA and are interested in applying for a student visa, please see Foreign Student Application.

For Refresher Courses, proof of completion of 1000-hr course from a Cosmetology school or a valid license in Cosmetology must be provided.

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Licensing Requirements

Completion of a 1000-hour course in Cosmetology from a school that is licensed by the New York State Education Department.

Take and pass the written and practical exam given by the New York Licensing Department.

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American Beauty School, Inc. • 1380 Metropolitan Avenue • Bronx, NY 10462 • tel:(718) 931-7400

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1380 Metropolitan Avenue
New York

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Phone: (718) 931-7400