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Avondale Goodyear School

Empire Beauty School in Avondale Goodyear, AZ
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 9945 West McDowell Road
  • Avondale, AZ 85323
  • 623-907-9499
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Avondale - Goodyear Area Beauty School - Empire

Attention aspiring beauty professionals in the Avondale area! Empire Beauty School’s Avondale campus is waiting for you! Located in the Gateway Crossing Shopping Center on McDowell Road, our Phoenix area cosmetology school offers:

  • The latest and most up to date cosmetology education taught by trained and licensed educators.
  • A full service student salon where you will gain valuable hands on experience with real clients.
  • Interactive white board technology and digital textbooks that make learning fun.
  • A salon-focused curriculum focused on both the technical and the business skills that will shape your career.

Open since 2009, our Avondale beauty school is the newest of our schools in Arizona. It is one of Empire’s 5 hair schools in the Greater Phoenix area. Other campuses include Glendale, Chandler, Paradise Valley, and Prescott.

Some of the industry’s top artists, including celebrity stylist Nick Arrojo and his team of master educators have visited Empire Beauty School at Avondale.

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Campus Video and Photos

Avondale Goodyear Campus Photos:

Why Empire?

  • Experience: Empire has over 80 years of experience in cosmetology education
  • Unique: Certified learning in cosmetology (CLIC) includes mannequins , textbooks, and special tools that all work together to enhance your learning at Empire
  • Interactive: White board technology and digital textbooks make learning more visual, easy, and fun
  • Accredited: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences ( NACCAS) accreditation
  • Advanced: We’ll help you get licensed, opening new opportunities
  • Affordable: Our accreditation enables us to help students get federal financial aid

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About the area

About the area near the Avondale Empire Beauty School:

  • Empire's Avondale cosmetology school is located on West McDowell Road and North 99th Avenue, north of the Papago Freeway and I-10.
  • The Empire Beauty School in Avondale is just minutes from Downtown Phoenix. Public transportation is also available through Valley Metro.


Empire Beauty School's cosmetology education programs include technical training, as well as learning the business side of the industry. Students develop fundamental and advanced skills throughout their training. Listed below are the programs that are offered at the Avondale Goodyear, AZ beauty school. For more information on these programs, please visit our Consumer Information section.

Programs Available At This Location:


In the Cosmetology program at the Empire Beauty School in Avondale, AZ : The program includes several areas of focus including hair design, hair cutting, color, texture, basic skin care, and more.


Our cosmetology school in Avondale Goodyear, AZ has regular events for the students. Check out some videos of cosmetology students and staff at the Avondale Goodyear Empire Beauty School.


The Avondale Goodyear Empire Beauty School has received both industry honors, and recognition as a high performing school within the largest system of cosmetology schools, the 110 campuses of Empire Education Group. Several Empire Beauty School locations all around the country, as well as Empire Education Group as an organization, have also received several Modern Salon’s excellence in education awards for outstanding achievement in cosmetology education.

Community Involvement

Empire’s Avondale beauty school is actively involved in community events and causes. Students are continuously putting their new skills to use for the good of the others:

  • In celebration of our Grand Opening, Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard was on-hand at our Avondale cosmetology school to applaud Empire's anti-domestic violence initiatives.
  • In conjunction with the United States Department of Justice and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Empire Gives Back supports the national Cut it Out campaign in training stylists to recognize signs of abuse.
  • Empire Beauty School in Glendale has adopted Chrysalis – a Phoenix area program providing services to victims of domestic abuse. Students and staff support the program through fundraising as well as provide free services to clients and their children.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Avondale, AZ 85323 October 26, 2015
Avondale, AZ 85323 November 16, 2015
Avondale, AZ 85323 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"You are able to create whatever you want. It's you who are creating a feeling for people..nobody is telling you what to do. It's very gratifying. Having a cosmetology license really helped me to soar."

Lorraine Cruz

Empire Graduate-Manhattan, Educator-Arrojo Academy, and Platform Artist