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Empire Beauty School in Philadelphia Center City, PA
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Philadelphia - Center City Area Beauty School - Empire

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

Our New Student Kit

We’ve made some exciting new additions to our student kit! In addition to our full line of hair tools and mannequins, we have added professional makeup, nails and skin care items to compliment our education in these areas. To learn all about it click below.

Campus Video and Photos

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Why Empire?

  • Experience: Empire has over 80 years of experience in beauty education.
  • Unique: Certified learning in cosmetology (CLIC) includes mannequins , textbooks, and special tools that all work together to enhance your learning at Empire
  • Accredited: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences ( NACCAS) accreditation
  • Committed: We’ll help you succeed, by preparing you for your state exam, as well as assisting you in your employment search, while in school and after.
  • Advanced: We’ll help you get licensed, opening new opportunities
  • Affordable: Our accreditation enables us to help students get federal financial aid to afford school.

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

About the area

The city of Brotherly Love is home to the Center City Empire Beauty School of Philadelphia, PA, and located on 15th and Chestnut Streets.

Since 2000, the Center City Philadelphia location has been educating cosmetology students for successful careers as future professionals in the beauty industry. There is plenty of free parking near the school and students have access to public transportation by way of SEPTA, Greyhound bus lines and railroad around historic Philadelphia. Local eateries and shopping areas near our school include Pita Pit, Steaks on South, Taco Bell and more fast food restaurants so you can grab a quick bite between classes. Enjoy a leisure walk to Philly's incredible museums such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, or take in a show or a game at the Lincoln Financial Field where the Philadelphia Eagles play football.

Programs

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 Philadelphia Center City, PA beauty school. For more information on these programs, please visit our Consumer Information section.

Programs Available At This Location:

Cosmetology

In the Cosmetology program at the Empire Beauty School in Philadelphia, 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 Philadelphia, PA : The cosmetology educator program focuses on educational techniques, instructional techniques, lesson plan development, team building and more.

Videos

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

Community Involvement

The Center City Philadelphia Empire Beauty School students participate in community events which support their hands-on training. Additionally, the students perform a day of beauty services for local patrons. The proceeds of this special event are used to help to raise awareness about domestic abuse.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Philadelphia, PA 19102 August 22, 2016
Philadelphia, PA 19102 September 12, 2016
Philadelphia, PA 19102 October 3, 2016
Philadelphia, PA 19102 October 24, 2016
Philadelphia, PA 19102 November 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA 19102 December 5, 2016

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About Careers in Beauty

"My education at Empire was the best--the educators and staff were so inspiring and supportive. And they have helped enhance my creativity and hone my interpersonal skills."

Takemi Lucas

Empire Graduate, Center City Philadelphia; Currently in Cosmetology Educator program