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Philadelphia Northeast School

Empire Beauty School in Philadelphia Northeast, PA
  • Empire Beauty School
  • Knights Rd Shp Ctr 4026 Woodhaven Rd
  • Philadelphia, PA 19154
  • 215-637-3700
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Philadelphia - Northeast Philadelphia 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.

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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

Home to the historic Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, Philadelphia is also home to the Northeast Empire Beauty School, situated in the Knights Road Shopping Center on Woodhaven Road.

The recently renovated Philadelphia location has been producing cosmetology students for successful careers as future professionals in the beauty industry for a number of years. There is plenty of free parking near the school and students have access to public transportation by way of SEPTA. Near the school and around historic Philadelphia there are local eateries and shopping areas such as The Franklin Mills Mall, Taco Bell, McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, pizza restaurants, and more.


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 Northeast, PA 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 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.


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


The Philadelphia Northeast 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

Northeast 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 benefit raising awareness about domestic abuse. The students also hold special events at the school such as hair and fashion shows, graduation ceremonies, as well as the opportunity to participate in local and national competitions to highlight their skills and talents. Students gain exposure to the beauty industry, experience one on one mentor workshops with beauty professionals and have the opportunity to interview with salon leaders during Empire's Future Professionals Expo.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Philadelphia, PA 19154 October 26, 2015
Philadelphia, PA 19154 November 16, 2015
Philadelphia, PA 19154 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"Thanks to Empire, I've been able to live out my dreams. My educators prepared me with the knowledge and skills I needed to be successful." Meghan is a tylist at High Tech Hair Salon, featured on the reality series "Split Ends".

Meghan Lee

Empire Graduate, Northeast Philadelphia; Stylist at High Tech Hair Salon and Powder Room Spa, Philadelphia