The Pursuit of Beauty and Excellence Are Paramount

American Beauty School

American Beauty School

American Beauty School has a strong 50-year history of educating students in our Bronx neighborhood. We have seen styles come and go and taught them all. One thing remains the same: our passion to educate the hairstylists of tomorrow.

By creating an environment where creativity can thrive, we give our students the opportunity to learn past the basics and challenge themselves with new and modern concepts that are in demand today. Starting with strong fundamental skills and extending to character building and good work ethics, we strive to enrich future careers with the skills needed to get there. Spa and salon owners in the area have come to expect high standards from our graduates and often reach out to American Beauty School when hiring.

ABS is dedicated to presenting the highest level of education and technology in the Cosmetology and Nail Specialty fields. Our campus is equipped with the best possible tools for training beginners entering the beauty industry. Our campus has a student clinic open to the public so our students can get real, hands-on experience.

A Beautiful Education™

With affordable tuition, payment plan options and federal student loans*, we are determined to give everyone with a creative vision the chance to pursue their dreams. We give that vision a home to develop using our curriculum, knowledge, and skill that we derive from the diverse and unique community that surrounds us. By embracing different perspectives and possibilities, we have built an experience that reflects the diversity of our city that can prepare you for a successful and rewarding career.

An education in the beauty industry is closer than you think. What are you waiting for?

We are proud to offer federal student aid and the GI Bill® to students who qualify.

Accredited, Licensed, Real

At American Beauty School, we strive to give our students a quality education in Cosmetology, Nail Specialty and Esthetics. Licensed by the New York Education Department we are an accredited, post-secondary vocational school.


American Beauty School is a NYC institution that is one of the oldest and most established beauty schools in the city with over 50 years of experience. We have been proudly educating aspiring beauty professionals.


In order to innovate, you need to draw from fundamental knowledge but also embrace different perspectives and new approaches. Our instructors come from a wide variety of backgrounds, have years of solid teaching experience and reflect the diversity of our city. Students benefit from the diversity, learning about different hair types and techniques.


Imagine and achieve. If you can dream it, we can help you achieve it. Technical skills along with business skills can help you build your empire. A hands-on approach at ABS will help you develop the characteristics and skills needed to be successful in the beauty industry. Our small class sizes were designed so students are able to get individualized attention to help future professionals achieve their goals.

*Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website.