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Tons of Extra Curricular Activities Offered at Penrose Academy, a Beauty School in Arizona

At Penrose Academy, we understand that academics and technical expertise are critical components of a quality beauty school education. But a complete education has to incorporate many other challenging, inspiring and motivating elements. These are all events and experiences that are a part of student life at Penrose Academy.

Campus Life

When you join the Penrose community you’ll be energized, challenged and inspired by our regular campus events. Our students frequently style hair and makeup for events including Scottsdale Fashion Week, Banana Republic and BCBG guest styling events, Desert Ridge movie premieres, and azTeen Model Search.

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Editorial Events and Shows

From Broadway Show-inspired contests and holiday-themed competitions, to actually working on Phoenix Fashion Week, exposure to editorial-oriented education is ever-present. Our curriculum includes an Editorial Styling component with finishing techniques from the world’s editorial leader, Bumble & bumble in NYC.

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Career-Building Opportunities

Have you ever wanted to participate in editorial styling or photo shoots? Well, here’s your chance. Our student stylists/makeup artists have received editorial credit for their work on over 20 covers of azTeen magazine as well as credit in a variety of other publications.

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Study in the States

Travel designed to inspire and educate, our NYC trip occurs annually and explores the dynamic culture that only NYC provides. This trip is optional and open to all current students and alumni.

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Study Abroad

Travel designed to inspired and educate. Our Study Abroad Program takes students on 8—10 day trips visiting such locales as Tokyo, Amsterdam, Sydney, Paris, Dublin, Rome, Barcelona and more!

Our Upcoming Trip

Is Beauty School Right For You? Find Out!

Take the Penrose Academy “Beauty Career Training Readiness” Quiz

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.

Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

I had a friend that attended this school when it was Kohler and raved about how amazing the program was. Also, when I came in for my tour everyone was beyond welcoming and I felt like I found my place. I love the energy of everyone here: students, educators, and staff! I love knowing that everyone
Alex Green, Cosmetology Graduate

If You’re Ready to Become a Business-Smart Beauty Expert, Then Come to Penrose. Get Professional Training with Top-Of-The-Line Equipment, Industry-Experienced Instructors and Intimate Class Sizes in Under 1 Year.*

If you’re interested in learning more about Beauty and exploring if this is the right path for you, fill out the form to receive more information.

For immediate questions, give us a call at 480-222-9540.

A helpful Admissions Representative can assist you with everything from career questions to funding options and help you discover the perfect career path for you.

* Program length when completed in normal time.