Programs Offered

Cosmetology / Teacher Training

Recent Reviews

Sharon Dougherty
6/5/2024 via Google
via Google

I have had appointments previously at Empire which have all been been good experiences, but today I was assigned to Monique. I have to say she was amazing. She immediately understood what I wanted in my hairstyle. She was very personable and very professional. My haircut turned out beautifully!!

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Lesle Ham
6/5/2024 via Google
via Google

Aaliyah was fantastic! I had my haircut today. 🥰Aaliyah listened to my concerns. She was knowledgeable and kind…actually I don’t have enough time to write all the wonderful things I’d like to write about Empire. In summary, Aaliyah and the entire staff are amazing individuals. Their faces beam with smiles and confidence. That is exactly what you get. I’ll definitely be back! I love my haircut, Aaliyah did a fabulous job! Thank you Aaliyah🤗

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Heather Halsell
5/17/2024 via Google
via Google

Hannah was amazing! She was super friendly and did a great job, we didn't have enough time to do the perm I wanted but she was honest and let me know that it would have been rushed. So I'm scheduling back to let her do it!! ❤️

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In the School's Words

Dreaming of a future in Cosmetology? Enjoy the personal rewards of helping people look and feel their best. Empire Beauty School offers you a one-of-a-kind educational approach to learning the latest trends and fundamentals of Cosmetology.

You'll learn:

  • Haircutting
  • Styling
  • Coloring
  • Make-up Application
  • And more!

You'll also learn the business basics as we show you how to:

  • Market your skills to new clients
  • Retain clientele
  • Increase your income potential
  • Manage a salon or spa
  • Sell professional products to your clients

Our Programs

At Empire Beauty School, our one-of-a-kind CLiC curriculum is a visual approach to learning. With our education you learn by seeing and doing.

Plus you'll apply your skills on your mannequins using your professional student kit. As part of your new student kit you will receive the Career Success Tablet. Your textbooks and curriculum are downloaded onto your tablet. As you progress through your training, you'll have the confidence to work in a student salon environment with guests.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Our friendly financial aid representatives will help you find the financing that suits you best. We offer a variety of options to help you afford your dreams. is a website for Empire Beauty School students and alumni seeking career opportunities. Stylists can create resumes, develop digital portfolios, search for career opportunities and apply for open positions through one simple site. The beauty career website is part of the education process at Empire which assists students to better understand these elements of their career. Empire Beauty Schools offers job placement assistance through our website

Empire Beauty Schools are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS).

For more information about Empire Beauty School's graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at


Empire Beauty School - Florence offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Teacher Training


Program Length 1,500 hours
Average Completion 11 months
Program Tuition $17,145

Beauty Instructor

Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $6,000

About This School

Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.


To apply to this school, there is a $100 application fee.

Financial Aid

53% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $4,960 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

99% Female, 1% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

85% White, 3% Hispanic / Latino, 6% African American, 1% Asian American, 0% American Indian, 0% Hawaiian / Pacific, 5% Two or More, 0% Unknown

111 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 06/03/2024

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