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Empire Beauty School in Harrisburg, PA
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 3941 Jonestown Rd
  • Harrisburg, PA 17109
  • 717-652-8500
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Harrisburg Beauty School - Empire

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

Located on Jonestown Road south of the Colonial Park Mall, the Harrisburg Empire Beauty School offers a comprehensive cosmetology program at this state-of-the-art campus.

The Harrisburg beauty school has been educating future beauty professionals for a number of years. Parking near the school is available. Students also have access to public transportation through CAT Transit and Capital Taxi services. Capital Gas, 7-Eleven and additional gas stations are available for commuting students near the school. Several day care centers are also in the vicinity of our beauty school, such as Crosspoint United Methodist Church, Child Care Network, Hansel and Gretel Early Learning Centers, and Capital Area Head Start. Enjoy the urban area of Pennsylvania's state capital, where cultural events, art shows, boating and kayaking line this picturesque city. Nearby restaurants include Roberto's Pizza, Dunkin Donuts, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Applebee's, Taco Bell, Arby's, and many more local eateries.


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 Harrisburg, PA 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 Harrisburg, PA : 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 Harrisburg, PA : The cosmetology educator program focuses on educational techniques, instructional techniques, lesson plan development, team building and more.


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


The Harrisburg 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

Harrisburg Empire Beauty School students routinely 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 of the school also offer their services to raise funds and awareness for children in need in their community through Cut-A-Thons and other special events. The students have the opportunity to participate in local and national competitions, as well as their own beauty shows to highlight their skills and talents.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Harrisburg, PA 17109 October 26, 2015
Harrisburg, PA 17109 November 16, 2015
Harrisburg, PA 17109 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"I've been competing for years--it is another chance to push myself and stand out. You need an inspiration. You have to keep yourself open to the possibilities…you can do a lot of different things in this field. Winning against 10,000 entires in the contest was a real highlight."

Tim Findon

Empire Graduate-Harrisburg, Winner, Matrix Mannequin Mania Contest, and Stylist-Outlooks for Hair