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Aurora Denver School

Empire Beauty School in Aurora Denver, CO
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 16800 E Mississippi Ave
  • Aurora, CO 80017
  • 303-745-6300
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Aurora - Denver Area Beauty School - Empire

Join the exciting beauty industry as a licensed cosmetologist. The Empire Beauty School in Aurora, CO offers a rare combination of advantages to advance your career. The Aurora 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 Aurora 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

Located on Route on East Mississippi Avenue and South Buckley Road, next to the AMF Aurora Bowling Lanes and .3 miles east of Rocky Ridge Park is the Aurora, CO, Empire Beauty School.

The Aurora, CO, Empire Beauty School has been preparing cosmetology students for rewarding and professional careers since 2000 in this modern school. Parking for commuting students is available as well as public transportation. Local shopping includes the Aurora Mall and Albertsons, as well as Subway, Burger King, Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Pizza Hut, to name a few. Child care centers are also within close proximity of the school such as ABC and Beacon Child Care.


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 Aurora Denver, CO beauty school. For more information on these programs, please visit our Consumer Information section.

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


Our cosmetology school in Aurora Denver, CO has regular events for the students. Check out some videos of cosmetology students and staff at the Aurora Denver Empire Beauty School.


The Aurora Denver 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.

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Community Involvement

The Aurora Empire Beauty School students gain 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 participated in Empire's National Day of Beauty event, which benefits raising awareness about domestic abuse. The students also have the opportunity to 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 Aurora Empire Beauty School hosts their own graduation ceremonies and open house celebrations. Flexible evening classes are available at this location.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Aurora, CO 80017 September 14, 2015
Aurora, CO 80017 October 5, 2015
Aurora, CO 80017 October 26, 2015
Aurora, CO 80017 November 16, 2015
Aurora, CO 80017 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"I love that a client can come in after having a really rough day, and then the stylist helps them let it all out and perform their magic! Then all of a sudden you see it--your client feels like they can face the world again. It is a great feeling."

Lorraine Cruz

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