Tour a Beauty School

by Empire Beauty School

The best way to see if Empire Beauty School is your perfect match is to visit one of our schools and envision where your future could take place. Touring a beauty school is your ideal time to have your important questions answered, check out what the environment is like, and get a true feel for the school.

How to set up a beauty school tour

There are a few ways to schedule your tour. We offer an online option, all you need to do is fill out this online form at Once your form is completed, our team will call you to schedule a time to visit. Another option is to call us directly at 1-800-295-8160

When can Empire Beauty School tours be done and how long does the tour take?

Tours are available Monday- Friday during school hours as well as two Saturdays available per month (hours varying by location). Please plan for your visit with us to take about 45-60 minutes.

Once your tour is scheduled {congrats!}, it is time to start preparing for this exciting moment!

This is a huge moment in your beauty career, we want you to share that with those you love! If you have any family or friends that are interested in joining you on your visit, we encourage you to bring them along.

We love seeing our students’ creativity shine through their appearance. For your tour, we recommend that you look presentable to make a great first impression. When you are enrolled, we do require our students to comply with our dress code policy.

What should I bring with me for the beauty school tour?

It is recommended that you bring with you any items needed to take notes. Whether this is a notebook or a phone, you will be receiving important information about the school. We also suggest you write down any questions you may have since this is the perfect opportunity to ask them.

Here are some topics that you may want to discuss during your tour:

  • Financial Aid/ Scholarships
  • Curriculum/Scheduling
  • Dress Code
  • Outcome Rates
  • Graduation Requirement
  • Attendance/Makeup Work

Once you arrive to tour your beauty school, you can head right inside and our Empire Team will greet you by the front desk. You will first be meeting with our Career Planning Specialist or Director. This is your time to understand how our programs run along with the basic schedule/curriculum layout. We will explore the numerous options with you to find the educational option that fits your needs and goals.

Deciding whether or not to go to Beauty School can be a tough decision.  Just like any other college, visiting the school and taking a tour of the facility is the best way to get a good feel of what it will truly be like.  Seeing is believing!

Our students love to take a tour around the school to see where their future lies. You will be able to observe our students in the classroom as their educators discuss concepts and theories. We will also have students practicing their skills on mannequins. Our senior-level students are located on the salon floor working on actual clients. During this time, you can meet with students to have them share their experiences with you. We will have an example of our student kit available for you to check out all the amazing professional items that you will receive upon enrolling.

After reading this article, you are prepared to tour our Empire Beauty School! We encourage you to ask us any questions you might have in order to receive the most out of your visit. Share your love of beauty with us and we will help you make your dreams a reality.

Want to learn more about getting started in cosmetology? See our guide to getting started in cosmetology to learn everything you need to know.

Other Common Questions About Empire Beauty School Tours:

1.  How should I dress for the tour?  Empire does have a dress code policy while attending beauty school but for your first visit you may wear whatever you like. Making yourself look presentable always makes for a good impression.

2.  What do I need to bring with me? During your first visit you do not need to bring anything with you.  However, I would recommend that you write down on a piece of paper all of your questions or concerns so you that you don’t forget to ask them, especially if you are deciding between a couple of schools.

3.  Can I bring my mom or a friend with me to the tour?  Absolutely, this is a big step in your career and it’s great to have the support of loved ones and friends.  It is also good to have them along as an extra set of eyes and ears and perhaps they may think of question that you didn’t.

4.  What should I expect during my tour? When you arrive at the school you will be greeted by the receptionist who will then introduce you to the Career Planning Specialist at the school (CPS).  The CPS will sit down with you and go over the many options available to you. The CPS will then take you around the school’s facility and also introduce you to school’s staff.  You will get to see some students in the classroom as their educators teach them different concepts and techniques off the interactive white board.  In another room, you will notice other students practicing their newly learned skills on mannequins.  As you tour our student school salon, you will get to observe our senior-level students working on actual clients.  While touring the school you can also ask any of the students about their experience at the school.

In addition to each school offering individual tours, we also offer open house events throughout the year. We invite all visitors to come in and tour the school and shadow a class.  Maybe even take advantage of a service by our senior-level students at a special cost.

Come see how Empire can prepare you for an amazing and rewarding career!

What other question do you have about a beauty school tour?  If you had a tour, what was your experience like?

September 16, 2011

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