Why Gene Juarez Academy?

Gene Juarez Academy offers cosmetology financial aid for those who qualify, flexible schedules, and two convenient beauty school campuses in North & South Seattle. Whether you have questions about financial aid for cosmetology students; want details about our cosmetology or manicuring programs; or want to learn more about what a career in beauty looks like — contact us and an Academy representative will reach out to you. Get started today by completing the Request Information form.

“The GJA curriculum is so well planned, it flows so seamlessly from one lesson to the next and one module to the next. I am really impressed by the knowledge our educators have, and they are so eager to teach us everything they know.”
-Angela Standfield, Recent Graduate, South Seattle

We Are Accredited

Gene Juarez Academy is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). Accreditation ensures the highest standards in cosmetology education. It also provides our students with the opportunity to apply for Federal & State financial aid for cosmetology programs to help cover the investment of our tuition.

Our Educators

The cosmetology educators at Gene Juarez Academy have a passion for the beauty industry and for sharing their knowledge and experience through teaching. We have over 25 expert instructors and continue to add more to our team to ensure the highest quality educational experience possible. Instructor-to-student ratio is no greater than 1 to 20.

Educators stay on top of the latest trends & techniques through our vendor partners such as L’Oreal Professionnel & Redken. They also spend time at our Salons & Spas training with our top service providers.

Providing cosmetology students with the highest quality of educators ensures that you will receive an education that is relevant to what today’s salon clients want and the skills necessary to deliver.

A flexible schedule

Cosmetology classes start every four weeks and you attend three 10-hour days each week — leaving you four days a week to balance work, family and friends. You can complete the 1600-hour program in just over a year.



Manicuring classes start every 15 weeks and you attend five days a week for eight hours a day at our North Seattle Campus. The 600-hour program is designed can be completed in less than four months.



Relocating For School?

GJA partners with CORT to help students find and furnish an apartment.

Start Your Future Now!

Gene Juarez Academy offers financial aid for cosmetology students who qualify, flexible schedules, and two convenient locations in North & South Seattle. Take the first step towards your cosmetology career now by filling out the Request Info form on this page. One of our Academy Representatives will connect with you once we receive your request.

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