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
The Flagstaff branch of Empire Education Group is located at 1790 E Rte 66. This campus has a graduating class size which is approximately thirty students each year. This location provides post-graduation job placement opportunities. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting empire.edu.
Below is a listing of the programs that may be offered at Empire Beauty School – Flagstaff. 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 (1,600 Hours)
Cosmetology program takes usually twelve months to complete. Students that complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $17,000*
- Cost of required supplies: $1,600*
- 50% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
- $12,100 is the average amount of student loans received for this program
- 30 students completed the cosmetology program last year
- Takes about 12 months to complete
Get more information about cosmetology and browse other schools listed by checking out our cosmetology schools information page.
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. There is also a $100 application fee for those applying to a program. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (602) 248-2828. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.
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||85%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||56%||$5,554|
|Receiving Student Loans||78%||$9,582|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 16%.