Marinello Schools of Beauty in Meriden, Connecticut

Welcome to Marinello Schools of Beauty – Meriden, Connecticut! For more than a century, we’ve been contributing trained and qualified cosmetologists, estheticians, manicurists, barbers, and makeup artists to the state’s beauty industry.


Established in 1905, Marinello Schools of Beauty is a leading chain of beauty schools with over 60 schools spread across seven states in the country. Known for our experienced faculty, unique teaching methods and superior services, we are the perfect training ground for students to turn their raw talent into a rewarding profession.


Our Meriden beauty school is nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, Inc. (NACCAS) and approved to operate in Connecticut by the Department of Public Health.

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About our campus

Marinello Schools of Beauty, formerly Brio Academy, is ranked among premier cosmetology schools in Meriden, CT. Our convenient location on East Main Street east of Interstate 91 makes our Meriden campus easily accessible from all of New Haven metro area.


Easy accessibility is just one of the benefits that students at our Meriden beauty school enjoy. There are many other perks of being a Marinello student such as flexible class schedules, placement assistance, and financial aid for those who qualify.


As for our curriculum, it adheres to the highest quality standards and includes both focused classroom training and practical hands-on experience. Additionally, our externship program and guest lectures provide ample industry exposure to our graduates before they step into the professional world of beauty.


For those who like to mix things up and crave for some fun along with learning, Meriden offers plenty of recreational opportunities. Its famous Giuffrida Park is known for its hiking trails, while its historic Hubbard Park provides a stunning backdrop for a weekend picnic. 

Campus Address

1231 E. Main Street
Meriden, CT 06450
Telephone: (203) 237-6683

Toll Free Phone: (800) 648-3413

Fax: (800) 648-3413


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