- Empire Beauty School
- 319 Marginal Way
- Portland, ME 04101
Portland Beauty School - Empire
Join the exciting beauty industry as a licensed cosmetologist. The Empire Beauty School in Portland, ME offers a rare combination of advantages to advance your career. The Portland 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 Portland 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.
- Experience: Empire has over 70 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 in the heart of Downtown Portland and situated within walking distance of the Old Port District on Marginal Way off of I-295, is Empire Beauty School of Portland,Maine.
The Portland beauty school has been educating future beauty professionals since 2000 at this modern school. There is plenty of free parking as well as available public transportation via Congress Street Stop and the Metro bus lines around the quaint waterfront of the Old Port district for students. Local eateries and shopping areas include the Whole Foods Market, the Hannaford's Supermarket, and CB Sullivan Beauty Supply, as well as the Maine Mall. Students will also enjoy seeing the sights of local art exhibits and walking tours of the Old Port district where the Portland Pirates Hockey team plays, film festivals and jazz shows are ever present and more.
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 Portland, ME beauty school. For more information on these programs, please visit our Consumer Information section.
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Our cosmetology school in Portland, ME has regular events for the students. Check out some videos of cosmetology students and staff at the Portland Empire Beauty School.
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The Portland Empire Beauty School students also have the opportunity to attend and participate in local and national competitions, as well as their own school’s events, to highlight their skills and talents. Empire's Future Professionals Expo offers students exposure to beauty industry leaders, one-on-one mentor workshops with beauty professionals and the opportunity to interview with prospective employers.
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Portland 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. At Empire's Future Professional Expo students continue 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.
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