About Us



Cutting Edge Academy was established in 2012 as a privately owned beauty school licensed by the N.J. State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling, accredited by National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS) and approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
We are driven to help you grow and succeed and are excited about your future! We believe you must have fun, work hard and laugh to make a difference in people’s lives, and our training methods and environment support just that!
We promote a constant state of change and improvement, a positive team environment and a sincere customer service culture.




To successfully prepare each student for the New Jersey licensing examination in the practical and written examinations, utilizing the high standards set by today’s industry of top professionals. We will educate graduates to secure job placement behind the chair not just along the side of the chair, or wherever your dreams may take you.


  • Selection of beauty programs such as Cosmetology, Barbering, Skin Care Specialty, Manicuring and Teacher Training.
  • Title IV federal financial aid to eligible students
  • Small classroom sizes to encourage your creativity and promote better learning
  • Innovative styling, cutting and coloring techniques inspired by industry leaders
  • Exceptional hands-on training with our licensed and highly educated instructional staff with passion for education
  • Extensive real world practical experience while performing services on public in our Student Salon
  • Business training and skill set needed to secure gainful employment
  • Job placement assistance in top salons and spas prior and after graduation
  • Guest artists teaching the industry’s latest trends
  • Fun at field trips, beauty shows and competitions