Empire Education Group owns and operates Empire Beauty School, which was founded in 1946 and is the largest cosmetology school in the country. There are currently over 100 schools located in 22 states, and have a combined enrollment of over 20,000 students yearly. In addition, the Empire Education Group maintains a strong relationship with the Regis Corporation, which owns and operates over 12,000 hair salons worldwide. This relationship allows for training and employment opportunities for students and graduates.
Empire Beauty School offers a modern environment to learn the various aspects of cosmetology. The combination of nearly 80 years experience and the use of modern technologies, such as digital textbooks, white board technology, the CLIC (Certified Learning in Cosmetology) system of hands on learning and more, allow for quick learning and hands on training. Empire Beauty Schools are fully accredited, meeting state standards and preparing students for licensing upon completion.
Programs offered include:
- Makeup Artistry
- Cosmetology Instructor
Empire Beauty School – Boston is located at 30 West Street in the city of Boston. This campus has graduated approximately 670 students over the past few years. This campus provides student services in the form of flexible scheduling for individuals who cannot make regular hours and job placement opportunities for students after graduation. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting empire.edu.
The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at Empire Beauty School – Boston. 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 (1,000 Hours)
The cosmetology program offered commonly takes about seven months to complete and may satisfy education requirements for licensing.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $13,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $2,200*
- 85% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
- Estimated average annual earnings of graduates $11,800**
- The estimated average monthly loan payment by graduates is $83.00*
- 151 students completed the cosmetology program last year
- Takes about 7 months to complete
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*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.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at Empire Beauty School – Boston is $13,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. A fee of $100 is required from all applicants. Student who wish to obtain more information regarding financial aid may contact the school's financial aid office at (617) 266-2661, which has information regarding types of aid, forms and more. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||75%||$4,619|
|Receiving Student Loans||83%||$7,599|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 13%.
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to Empire Beauty School – Boston. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- Mansfield Beauty Schools - Quincy in Quincy, MA (6 miles away)
- Massachusetts School of Barbering in Quincy, MA (6 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Malden in Malden, MA (12 miles away)
- New England Hair Academy in Malden, MA (12 miles away)
- Ailano School of Cosmetology in Brockton, MA (13 miles away)
- La Baron Hairdressing Academy - Brockton in Brockton, MA (14 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Framingham in Framingham, MA (16 miles away)
- Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in Woburn, MA (16 miles away)