Welcome to Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology

For over 30 years the Jenny Lea Academy (JLA) of Cosmetology, Inc. has been creating rewarding careers for our graduates.  We have two location to serve you:  Johnson City, TN & Whitesburg, KY.

JLA is a MiLady School giving our students the highest degree of education.  Jenny Lea Academy is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences.  The primary purpose of the Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology is to educate top quality individuals in the arts and sciences of Cosmetology, Aesthetics, and Nail Technology using unique and advanced techniques.  Our goal is to prepare our graduates for an exciting and well-paying profession in the salon and spa industries.

We are enrolling!


January 9, 2018
Deadline to Enroll: December 22, 2017

Click here for more class start dates.

Schedule your school tour today!  Call our Admissions Office to schedule your appointment 423-926-9095 Ext. 4.

Salon Service Specials


~December Specials~

Mani-Pedi  5$ off

Set of Acrylic Nails  $15

Brow Waxing $5 or Any Facial Area  $5Shampoo with Blow Out and Full Style  $3 OFF

Peppermint Facial  $45

Facial with Microderm  $40

Facial Package - Any 6 Facials or Microderm  $100 (Dec 1st - Dec 15th)

Every Thursday is Senior Citizen Day. Seniors receive 10% off.


Jenny Lea Academy provides a superior educational experience that includes:

A quality education for all students.

Job placement assistance for graduates.

Skills far above those required for state licensure.

Advanced cosmetology, aesthetics and nail technology training.

Continuing professional education.

Knowledgeable and caring instructors and staff who want all of our students to be successful.

Development of goals and student empowerment.

Well-maintained physical facilities equipment & professional products.

Request a Tour

Schedule your school tour today!  Call our Admissions Office to schedule your appointment 423-926-9095 ext. 4.

Apply Online

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Go to www.fafsa.gov to fill out the 2017-2018 FAFSA and see if you qualify.