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Louisville Highland School

Empire Beauty School in Louisville Highland, KY
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 1049 Bardstown Rd
  • Louisville, KY 40204
  • 502-459-8150
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Louisville - Highland Area Beauty School - Empire

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

The Louisville, KY, Empire Beauty School can be found on Bardstown Road between Baxter Avenue and Grinstead Drive, and two blocks from the Mid City Mall.

Our Louisville Empire Beauty School offers cosmetology training for future beauty professionals at this location. Parking is available for commuting students, as is public transportation from TARC. Local eateries and shopping areas include Ditto's Restaurant, John E's Restaurant, Jack Freys Restaurant, Value Market, Krogers, and Mid City Mall.


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 Louisville Highland, KY 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 Louisville, KY : 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 Louisville, KY : The cosmetology educator program focuses on educational techniques, instructional techniques, lesson plan development, team building and more.


Our cosmetology school in Louisville Highland, KY has regular events for the students. Check out some videos of cosmetology students and staff at the Louisville Highland Empire Beauty School.


The Louisville Highland 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 Louisville 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. This Kentucky Empire Beauty School hosts their own graduation ceremonies and open house celebrations. Flexible evening classes are available at this location.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Louisville, KY 40204 October 26, 2015
Louisville, KY 40204 November 16, 2015
Louisville, KY 40204 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"In the beginning months of being a junior stylist, I was asked where do I see myself in 5 years and said 'sending fabulous models with hot hair and superb fashion down the runway'. That dream has come true several times".

Chris Kissinger

Empire Graduate, Louisville-Highland Campus; Artistic Deirector, Number9 Salon, St. Petersburg, FL