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Empire Beauty School in Memphis, TN
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 568 Colonial Road
  • Memphis, TN 38117
  • 901-761-1888
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Memphis Beauty School - Empire

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

The Memphis, TN, Empire Beauty School is situated in the heart of Memphis on Colonial Road, right off of Poplar Avenue (U.S. Route 72), and is approximately two miles from I-240 (exit 15).

The Memphis, TN, Empire Beauty School has been training future beauty professionals at this modern school for rewarding and in-demand careers in the beauty industry for several years. Public transportation is available to and from the school, and parking is accessible at the school for commuting students. Shopping at the Oak Court Mall, Dillard's, Macy's and the Laurelwood Shopping Center, as well as local restaurants are nearby the school.


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


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


The Memphis 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

The Memphis cosmetology school students are offered additional real-world training and education as they participate in special events, such as fashion shows, beauty shows, competitions, fundraising events, community involvement, and more. The students also participate in Empire's National Day of Beauty event, which benefits raising awareness about domestic abuse. The students also have the opportunity to attend and participate in local and national competitions, as well as their own events to highlight their skills and talents. Empire's Future Professionals Expo allows students to gain exposure to the beauty industry, experience one-on-one mentor workshops with beauty professionals and have the opportunity to interview with salon leaders. The Memphis beauty school hosts their own graduation ceremonies and open house celebrations.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Memphis, TN 38117 October 26, 2015
Memphis, TN 38117 November 16, 2015
Memphis, TN 38117 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"This is the coolest environment and atmosphere you can work in, and that's coming from someone who started out in the wine business before getting into hairdressing."

Marty Kuks

Platform Artist, Woody's Mens Haircare and Fromm International and Empire FPE Judge