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.
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.
Cosmetology – CIP Code 12.0401
Reg Fee: $100
Textbook & equipment: $990
Median Dept of Ed. Title IV Loan Debt of ABS Graduate $3403 – for recent reporting period. $0 institutional or private loans during period.
Nationally, four-year colleges in 2001 graduated an average of just 53% of students after going out six years. Congratulations to all of our recent graduates, especially the 25% who graduated on-time as well as the overall grad rate of 55%, many of whom overcame personal hardships and challenges along the way.
Employment Placement Rate for period using Nacaas method was 67% (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.
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.
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.
Here are just a few of the products American Beauty School uses in the classroom.