Dream, believe, achieve

Have you always had a passion for beauty? Dreaming is the first step to achieving! At International Academy, our dream is to help you find your footing in the beauty and wellness industry so you can have a career you love. With 40+ years of experience in the beauty education industry, our school has helped thousands of aspiring beauty professionals just like you gain the skills needed to find success. 

Students come from all over the world to learn at our South Daytona beauty school. With a rigorous education, sought-after graduates in the world’s top salons and spas, and an amazing location by the beach, International Academy is more than just a beauty school. It’s a destination! So what are you waiting for? Contact us and take the plunge to finally start pursuing your dreams. We know you can do it!

International Academy COVID-19 update:

International Academy reopened to the public on June 15th. All services are by appointment only. Call 386-767-4600 x221 to book a day or night appointment.

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See why students come from across the globe to study at International Academy. We have alumni in cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, massage therapy, nail technology, and more from over 25 different countries.

Love traveling? International Academy also offers *travel opportunities nationally and internationally as field trips for cultural exchange!

International Academy is accredited by The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS) and is recognized by the United States Department of Education. Students at International Academy can learn from seasoned industry professionals using state-of-the-art equipment and professional products to provide a “real world” experience. Take a look at what International Academy has to offer and schedule your tour of our school today!

International Academy salutes our men and women in uniform. All programs at International Academy are VA-approved. Contact our financial aid office to learn how to determine your eligibility for educational benefits from the US Veterans Administration.

*Travel opportunities depend on current safety limitations.

Testimonials

After graduating from Intl Academy I went out into the real world of with such confidence and was ready for anything had to offer me. I started with Hair Cuttery and in 6 months became the manager. Several years later I opened my own salon with another Intl Academy grad and have successfully been in business over 4 years thanks to my fabulous education, love and support from Mez and the entire staff at Intl Academy!

Tara L.

Before I came to International Academy I was working a job that was both physically and mentally draining. I came to International Academy and fell in love with not only the facilities but also the staff. The teachers and administrators really care about their students and want them to succeed. The difference I found in this school vs. others was that at International we were like a family. I completed both the massage and skin programs and was prepared to go out into the real world. I graduated and obtained a great job in the same week. I chalk that up to the skills I learned at International Academy.

Jennifer I.

I searched for six months looking for a school where I could learn cosmetology and fully learn esthetics in the same place. When I finally found International Academy, I thought it was too good to be true. The Administration was so caring and attentive to anything that I needed to make my transition to Daytona and into school as easy as possible. Also, the facilities at International Academy are amazing! The equipment and products that we trained with are of the highest quality. The equipment in the school spa is more up-to-date and high-tech than many of the professional spas out there today. I feel like International Academy has thoroughly prepared me to be one of the best in the beauty industry!

Sharon A.

Hair has always been a great passion of mine, and when I knew cosmetology was the career I wanted to pursue, I looked long and hard for a loyal school. I found the perfect one, International Academy! So, I packed up my bags from Chicago and moved down to Florida. I learned great skills in coloring and cutting and had lots of feed back from all of the great, knowledgeable teachers. I have now been doing hair for 5 years and am having great success!

Cheryl H.

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