The Pursuit of Beauty and Excellence Are Paramount

At American Beauty School, these words describe more than our passion. They describe our mission. With 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 their future careers with the skills they need to get there. Spa and salon owners in the area have come to expect great things from our graduates and often look to our school when hiring.

Our school is equipped with the best possible tool for training beginners entering the beauty industry, a ground floor level student clinic open to the public. You learn by doing not by watching, we have a real all hair types and textures/ all ages and styles our students gain real world salon skills that cannot be replicated in a traditional classroom. Real hands-on training on real people.

A Beautiful Education™

With affordable tuition and options like payment plans 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 and that can prepare you for a career to match.

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 our students who qualify.

Accredited, Licensed, Real

At American Beauty School we have answered the call to give our students a quality education in cosmetology and esthetics. Licensed by the New York Education Department we are an accredited, post-secondary vocational school.

With a long 50-year history, the American Beauty School is a NYC institution one of the oldest and most established beauty schools in the city. We have been proudly educating aspiring hairstylists in our Bronx neighborhood facility for over 50 years. Hairstyles and trends have changed over the years but our core principals have remained the same. Simply put, we cut hair but we don’t cut corners.

In order to innovate you need to draw from fundamental knowledge but at the same time 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 learning about all different hair types and techniques.

Imagine and achieve. In order to attain the career you imagine you will need to focus on the whole person. Commitment, patience, and self esteem along with technical skills will help you face the challenges of the profession. A hands-on approach to your training here at ABS will help you develop these characteristics. Our small class sizes were designed so our instructors can give each student personalized attention and help them 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.



BRONX, NY 10462

(718) 931-7400

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