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Empire Beauty School in Bloomington, MN
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 9749 Lyndale Ave
  • Minneapolis, MN 55420
  • 952-881-8662
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Minneapolis - Bloomington Area Beauty School - Empire

Join the exciting beauty industry as a licensed cosmetologist. The Empire Beauty School in Minneapolis, MN offers a rare combination of advantages to advance your career. The Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis 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 Bloomington Empire Beauty School is conveniently located off of I-35 West at the intersection of Lyndale Avenue and 98th Street (County Road 1).

Since 2000, the Bloomington, MN, Empire Beauty School has been training future beauty professionals for in-demand careers in the beauty business. Ample parking for commuting students is available at this state-of-the-art school, and public transportation is also available for students. The Mall of America is within a mile of the school, as well as nearby restaurants such as Denny's, Subway, Perkins, Starbucks, Dominos, Baker Square, and more. Festival Foods and Cub Foods are also within proximity of the school. The Rainbow Montessori Learning Center and Children's House are nearby child care centers.


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 Bloomington, MN 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 Minneapolis, MN : The program includes several areas of focus including hair design, hair cutting, color, texture, basic skin care, and more.


In the Esthetics program at the Empire Beauty School in Minneapolis, MN : The esthetics program covers a number of areas including facials, waxing, makeup, and body treatment techniques.


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


The Bloomington 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 Bloomington Empire Beauty School students are offered 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 also have the opportunity to take part 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 Bloomington cosmetology school hosts their own graduation ceremonies and open house celebrations. Flexible evening classes are available at this location.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Minneapolis, MN 55420 October 26, 2015
Minneapolis, MN 55420 November 16, 2015
Minneapolis, MN 55420 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"Sometimes the student does better than the teacher. I (Woody) trained Amy, and we both tried out for Bravo's Shear Genius reality show. She's the one who made it! She excelled and took everything I taught her to a whole new level."

Woody and Amy Michleb

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