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Tucson University Area School

Empire Beauty School in Tucson University Area, AZ
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 3030 E Speedway Blvd
  • Tucson, AZ 85716
  • 520-327-6544
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Tucson - University Area Beauty School - Empire

Join the exciting beauty industry as a licensed cosmetologist. The Empire Beauty School in Tucson, AZ offers a rare combination of advantages to advance your career. The Tucson location offers you a cosmetology education with all the support to start your training.

Empire Beauty Schools are accredited* which holds us to a higher standard of quality.

Empire’s fun and interactive classes are conducted by trained and licensed beauty educators. Our Tucson school has a student salon where you will work on real clients while you learn to build your own book of business.

If you want a career with unlimited potential for creativity, flexibility, and making others feel more beautiful the world of beauty is the perfect place for you.

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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

The Central Tucson, AZ, Empire Beauty School is situated on the southwest corner of East Speedway Boulevard and North Country Club Road and 1.8 miles east of the University of Arizona.

The Central Tucson Empire Beauty School s been training cosmetology students for careers in the beauty business since 2000 at this state-of-the-art school. Public transportation is available for students, as well as available parking near the school. There are numerous shopping areas such as the Park Place Mall and local restaurants including Fresco Pizza, La Salsa, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Arby's, and Saga Sushi.


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 Tucson University Area, 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 Tucson, AZ : The program includes several areas of focus including hair design, hair cutting, color, texture, basic skin care, and more.


In the Esthetics program at the Empire Beauty School in Tucson, AZ : The esthetics program covers a number of areas including facials, waxing, makeup, and body treatment techniques.


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


The Tucson University Area 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

The Central Tucson Empire Beauty School students are offered additional real-world training and education as they participate in special events, such as fashion shows, beauty shows, competitions, fundraising events, community involvement, and more. The students also participate in Empire's National Day of Beauty event, which benefits raising awareness about domestic abuse. The students also have the opportunity to attend and participate in local and national competitions, as well as their own events to highlight their skills and talents. Empire's Future Professionals Expo allows students to gain exposure to the beauty industry, experience one-on-one mentor workshops with beauty professionals and have the opportunity to interview with salon leaders. The Central Tucson cosmetology school hosts their own graduation ceremonies and open house celebrations. Flexible evening classes are available at this location.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Tucson, AZ 85716 October 26, 2015
Tucson, AZ 85716 November 16, 2015
Tucson, AZ 85716 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"I never thought I'd be on stage in front of so many people. I saw the Sassoon stylists at shows and said I wanted to be like them. So I did--I went for advanced education. Now I am doing what I love, traveling the world…but it all started by attending beauty school.'

Traci Sakosits

Sassoon Academy Creative Director, LA