Paul Mitchell The School Austin is a premiere cosmetology and skin academy school. The 16,000 square foot campus is located just 15 minutes from downtown Austin. Paul Mitchell Schools believe that education is an adventure and that the learning experience needs to be fun. We offer complete preparation for a successful career in the skin care industry as a licensed skin care professional. The Paul Mitchell Skin Academy provides hands-on training from expert learning leaders to teach students everything they need to know about the science of healthy skin. Students will create customized treatment programs and master all professional techniques including the latest discoveries in skin technologies. They will work on real clients in a realistic, spa-like environment.