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Thornton Denver School

Empire Beauty School in Thornton Denver, CO
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 3811 E 120th Ave
  • Denver, CO 80233
  • 303-451-5808
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Denver - Thornton Area Beauty School - Empire

Join the exciting beauty industry as a licensed cosmetologist. The Empire Beauty School in Denver, CO offers a rare combination of advantages to advance your career. The Denver 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 Denver 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 Thornton, CO, Empire Beauty School is located in the Mission Trace Shopping Center next to King Soopers, on the corner of Colorado Boulevard and East 120th Avenue.

Empire Beauty School in Thornton, CO, as been offering hands-on training at this modern school since 2000 for students wishing to pursue a career in cosmetology. Ample parking is available for commuting students, as well as public transportation from Bus 92. Students can enjoy nearby shopping areas such as the Mission Trace Plaza, King Sooper's and Safeway. Local restaurants and gas stations include Old Chicago, Las Palmas, Taco Bell, Arby's, Subway, McDonalds, Dominos, Wing Zone, Dairy Queen, Bradley's Gas Station, and several more. Child care centers are also within close proximity of the school such as La Petite Academy and Kindercare.


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 Thornton 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 Denver, CO : The program includes several areas of focus including hair design, hair cutting, color, texture, basic skin care, and more.


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


The Thornton 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.

Community Involvement

The Thornton 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 participate in Empire's National Day of Beauty event, which benefits raising awareness about domestic abuse. The students 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 Thornton, Colorado, Empire Beauty School hosts their own graduation ceremonies and open house celebrations. Flexible evening classes are available at this location.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Denver, CO 80233 October 26, 2015
Denver, CO 80233 November 16, 2015
Denver, CO 80233 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"Empire students are very fortunate because they are beginning a very special adventure. Just keep in mind that you will never stop learning. I wish you courage, patience and perseverance…with that, you will have a wonderful career."

Beth Minardi

Master Colorist, Industry Icon and Owner, Minardi Salon, New York City