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Empire Beauty School in Providence, RI
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 151 Broadway
  • Providence, RI 02903
  • 401-272-4300
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Providence Beauty School - Empire

Join the exciting beauty industry as a licensed cosmetologist. The Empire Beauty School in Providence, RI offers a rare combination of advantages to advance your career. The Providence 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 Providence 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 70 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

The Empire Beauty School of Providence, RI, is located on Broadway between Dean Street and Service Road just off of I-95 in the historic Broadway District of Providence.

The Providence, RI, Empire Beauty School has been educating and training future beauty professionals since 2000 at this state-of-the-art school. Parking is available for commuting students, as is public transportation from RIPTA bus lines. Students have access to convenient shopping and local restaurants such as Providence Place Mall, Eagle Square Place, Stop & Shop, Price Rite, Shaws, Aldi, Zooma, Subway, Burger King, and Chef Ho's Chinese Restaurant. Area day care centers include Play & Learn Preschool Inc, Pawtucket Day Child Development Center, and Bright Horizons Family Center, which offer child care services for working parents.


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


In the Esthetics program at the Empire Beauty School in Providence, RI : The esthetics program covers a number of areas including facials, waxing, makeup, and body treatment techniques.

Cosmetology Educator

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


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

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The Providence 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

Providence 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, as well as beauty workshops headed by industry professionals, mentoring and students also are able to network and interview with salon leaders and representatives to further their career objectives. Flexible evening classes are available at this location.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Providence, RI 02903 June 22, 2015
Providence, RI 02903 July 13, 2015
Providence, RI 02903 August 3, 2015
Providence, RI 02903 August 24, 2015
Providence, RI 02903 September 14, 2015
Providence, RI 02903 October 5, 2015

Success Stories

"With a pair of shears and a comb, you can make people happy, you can get people married, you can people a new job…you're a very powerful person. You can really make a difference in people's lives, and I think every Empire student should realize the influence they can have."

Nicholas French

Celebrity Hairdresser and Creative Director for Matrix/L'Oreal