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Empire Beauty School in New York City Manhattan, NY
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 22 W 34th St
  • New York, NY 10001
  • 212-967-1717
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New York City - Manhattan Area Beauty School - Empire

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

Schedule a tour at a local campus to see for yourself.

About the area

The Empire Beauty School in Manhattan, NY, is situated in mid-town Manhattan on West 34th Street, next to the Empire State Building near 5th Avenue.

The Manhattan, NY, Empire Beauty School has been educating and training qualified future beauty professionals at this beautifully modern state-of-the-art school since 2000. Public transportation is available as is parking for commuting students. Nearby shopping centers and restaurants include Sabarro's Pizza, McDonalds, Burger King, and many others on 5th Ave. and 33rd Street, Macy's Herald Square, Manhattan Mall and many other shops along 34th Street are convenient as well.


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 New York City Manhattan, NY 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 New York, NY : The program includes several areas of focus including hair design, hair cutting, color, texture, basic skin care, and more.

Licensed by the State of New York, New York State Education Department.


Our cosmetology school in New York City Manhattan, NY has regular events for the students. Check out some videos of cosmetology students and staff at the New York City Manhattan Empire Beauty School.


The New York City Manhattan 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

Manhattan Empire Beauty School students have the opportunity to participate in local events benefiting the community as well as contributing to real-world training. Some of these events include day of beauty services for local patrons, fundraising benefits and more. Proceeds from Empire's National Day of Beauty event benefits raising awareness about domestic abuse. The students also may participate in local and national competitions, as well as the school's own beauty shows to highlight the students' skills and talents. Empire's Future Professionals Expo offers students exposure to the beauty industry, the one-on-one experience with beauty professionals during mentoring workshops and students also are able to network and interview with salon leaders and representatives to further their career objectives.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

New York, NY 10001 October 26, 2015
New York, NY 10001 November 16, 2015
New York, NY 10001 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

Daniel left his career on Wall Street to follow his true passion. After graduating he worked for Fredric Fekkai in New York. Jessica was so inspired she left her sales career, graduated and then worked in Manhattan salons. Now both have their own salon in Greenpoint Brooklyn.

Daniel and Jessica Wieczorek

Empire Graduates, Manhattan; Owners, Eva's Hair Salon, Brooklyn