Largest Variety of Programs in Upstate NY
We take pride in our comprehensive course offerings as we are the only school in Upstate NY to offer Cosmetology, Barbering, Make Up Artistry, Nail Technology, Tattoo Artistry and Esthetics – all at one campus.
Austin’s School of Spa Technology has been educating beauty professionals for over 80 years. We are nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences, Inc. (NACCAS). We are also licensed by the Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision, New York State Education Department.
We are proud to offer various payment options and scholarship opportunities to help you afford your educational investment. Austin’s programs are eligible for VA Benefits, such as Post 9-11 GI Bill, as well as ACCES-VR and MyCCA.
Features & Benefits
Lifetime job placement assistance and free tutoring are available to all students.
Our faculty and staff are dedicated to helping you succeed. Because of this, the Cosmetology program at Austin’s has had a 100% passage rate for licensing in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, & 2015.
We pride ourselves in partnering with quality product lines and tools to offer you student kits that you will not only train with but will use throughout your professional career. Product lines include Goldwell, Dermalogica, Eminence, OPI, TEMPTU, Make Up For Ever, Wahl and more.
Voted #1 in the Nation
In 2013, Austin’s School of Spa Technology was voted #1 in the nation by CHI Environmental School Program of Farouk Systems, Inc. for being the top school to embrace all facets of the program and being a true pioneer for the CHI School Programs!
Trained by the Best
Platform artists visit the campus monthly to teach students about the latest trends and techniques. Our cosmetology instructors are all CHI certified educators as well.
Full Service Student Clinic
Mirror Images Spa & Salon, Austin’s full service student clinic, is where you will practice your skills on real clients and provide services with the latest, top-quality products in the beauty industry.
Continuing Education Programs
In the beauty industry trends come and go and style is always changing, this is why Austin’s offers Continuing Education classes to keep your skills sharp, even after you graduate! The key to being a successful beauty professional is to always refresh your knowledge, so you are more marketable to employers. We want you to succeed and our variety of continuing education programs help fine tune your skills no matter where you are in your career.