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.
- 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
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 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.
BeautyCareer.com 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 BeautyCareer.com.
Empire Beauty Schools are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS).
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Below is a listing of the programs that may be offered at Empire Beauty School – Reading. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (800) 920-4593.
Cosmetology (1,250 Hours)
The cosmetology program offered most often takes about nine months to complete and may fulfill course requirements for licensing.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $18,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $2,900*
- 59 students completed the cosmetology program last year
- Takes about 9 months to complete
Learn more about cosmetology programs by taking a look at our cosmetology schools profile page, which lists schools offering this program along with a career overview.
Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (600 Hours)
The cosmetology, barber and nail instructor program takes about five months for most students to complete.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $8,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $500*
- Takes about 5 months to complete
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to Empire Beauty School – Reading. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- Metro Beauty Academy in Somerset, PA (24 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Pottsville in Shamokin Dam, PA (26 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Lebanon in Elizabethtown, PA (27 miles away)
- Lancaster School of Cosmetology in Lancaster, PA (29 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Lehigh Valley in Pottsville, PA (29 miles away)
- The Vision Academy in Meadville, PA (32 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Lancaster in York, PA (32 miles away)
- Lansdale School of Cosmetology Inc in North Wales, PA (35 miles away)