At Bly’s School of Cosmetology, we are training students to become professional Cosmetologists, Barbers, Manicurists, and Estheticians. Here, we provide competency-based academic programs that measure the acquisition of knowledge and skills that will allow you to feel at ease as you prepare for your future. 

Starting over with Bly's by obtaining a license in the field of Cosmetology, Barbering, Manicuring, or Skin Care can enhance your professional aspirations depending on the passion you possess for your chosen vocation. There is a need for well-trained Cosmetologists, Barbers, Manicurists and Estheticians!

Bly's is accredited with the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) and is approved with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). 

As Gainesville's oldest beauty school, Bly's believes it is our duty to show our appreciation by giving back to the community. Being a full service school, Bly's is able to provide full spa services at an affordable price to the public by offering weekly specials and partnering with local homeless shelters to provide free services to the areas homeless. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or walk-in's are welcomed.


Classes start on the First Tuesday each month




Please bring with you the following to register:

State issued ID

Social Security Card

2012 Tax Return *If under 24 years old with no dependants, parents tax transcript is needed. *

High school diploma or GED Test Scores 

Registration and Application fee


Florida Department of Law Enforcement website 

Bly's School of Cosmetology

Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education

License Number 2092