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Rochester School

Empire Beauty School in Rochester, NY
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 340 Elmridge Center Drive
  • Rochester, NY 14626
  • 5852254796
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Rochester Beauty School - Empire

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

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

About the area

The Empire Beauty School in Rochester NY is one of our newest locations. The Rochester cosmetology school is conveniently located in the Elm Ridge shopping center just off Ridge Road, near the Sam's Club in Greece (104, near the intersection of 104 and 386).

Within walking distance to the school are many shopping locations and eateries including Sams Club, Kohl’s, OfficeMax, Taco Bell, Chillis and more. The area also offers a few child care centers within 3 miles at Trinity Lamb Preschool, and Home Sweet Home Child Care.


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


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


The Rochester 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.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Rochester, NY 14626 October 26, 2015
Rochester, NY 14626 November 16, 2015
Rochester, NY 14626 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"The direct effect you will have as a hairdresser on the lives of your clients is enormous! You'll find yourself at all the major milestones in their lives…christenings, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations. Commitment, passion and perseverance during your time in school an Empire will be the foundation of what your future career is built on."

Martin Dale

Vice President Education, Matrix/L'Oreal USA, New York, NY