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!

August 15, 2017
Deadline to Enroll: August 4, 2017

September 19, 2017
Deadline to Enroll: September 8, 2017

October 24, 2017
Deadline to Enroll: October 13, 2017

November 28, 2017
Deadline to Enroll: November 10, 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

August Specials ~ Back to School Specials

Back to school haircuts for ages 5-14: all haircuts include shampoo with blow dry (does not include flat iron or curling iron, braids, or any other styling service) ~ $5.00

Perms ~ $5 OFF

7-10 Foils for $15.00 with the purchase of any other service

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.