Welcome to Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology


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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.


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.


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.

Jenny Lea Academy Online Application