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Empire Beauty School in Arlington Heights Chicago, IL
  • Empire Beauty School
  • Arlington Plz, 264 W Rand Rd
  • Arlington Heights, IL 60004
  • 847-394-8359
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Arlington Heights - Chicago Area Beauty School - Empire

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

Empire Beauty School of Arlington Heights, IL, is located on West Rand Road.

The school opened its doors in 2006 and has been providing cosmetology education for future beauty professionals ever since. There is plenty of free parking as well as available public transportation for students from the Metro Train and PACE Bus lines. The Citgo gas station is within close proximity of the school for commuting students. Several eateries and local shops are nearby such as 7-Eleven, Toys R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Trader Joes, and many more local restaurants. Nearby day cares are also in the area.


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 Arlington Heights Chicago, IL 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 Arlington Heights, IL : The program includes several areas of focus including hair design, hair cutting, color, texture, basic skin care, and more.

Cosmetology Educator

In the Cosmetology Educator program at the Empire Beauty School in Arlington Heights, IL : The cosmetology educator program focuses on educational techniques, instructional techniques, lesson plan development, team building and more.


Our cosmetology school in Arlington Heights Chicago, IL has regular events for the students. Check out some videos of cosmetology students and staff at the Arlington Heights Chicago Empire Beauty School.


The Arlington Heights Chicago 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

Arlington Heights Empire Beauty School students participate in community events which support their hands-on training such as performing a day of beauty services for local patrons. The proceeds benefit raising awareness about domestic abuse. The students also have the opportunity to participate in local and national competitions, as well as their own beauty shows to highlight their skills and talents.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Arlington Heights, IL 60004 October 26, 2015
Arlington Heights, IL 60004 November 16, 2015
Arlington Heights, IL 60004 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"The cosmetology industry has really positive opportunities for Empire students--from the creative outlet it provides, to the potential earning opportunity, to the long term prospects--hair cutting is an industry that will never go away."

Ivan Zoot

The Cliiper Guy--World's Fastest Haircutter, Chicago, IL and Empire FPE Judge