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 Malden branch of Empire Education Group is located at 347 Pleasant St. This campus has graduated about 500 students in recent years. This campus offers student services in the form of flexible scheduling for individuals who cannot make regular hours and job placement options 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 – Malden. 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)
Cosmetology program takes approximately seven months to complete. Students who complete this program may be eligible to pursue licensing.
- Estimated tuition and fees: $13,000*
- The estimated cost of supplies that may be required is $2,200*
- 87% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
- The average annual earnings of those who completed this program were earning $12,096**
- The average loan repayment by graduates is $99.00 per month*
- 113 students completed this program in the previous reported year
- The length of the cosmetology program is usually 7 months
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*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The overall cost students will pay at this school is approximately $13,300 after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. To calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. There may be an application fee required, please check with Empire Beauty School – Malden for more information. The school's financial aid department offers additional information regarding types of aid, how to apply and more. Students may contact the school by calling (781) 397-7400. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with Empire Beauty School – Malden for more information.
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||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||78%||$4,546|
|Receiving Student Loans||90%||$7,451|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 9%.
Other Cosmetology Schools Nearby
The list of nearby cosmetology schools below offer beauty and cosmetology programs similar to Empire Beauty School – Malden. Click the links below to get a detailed profile for each school.
- New England Hair Academy in Malden, MA (0.5 miles away)
- Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in Woburn, MA (6 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Boston in Boston, MA (12 miles away)
- Massachusetts School of Barbering in Quincy, MA (13 miles away)
- Mansfield Beauty Schools - Quincy in Quincy, MA (13 miles away)
- EINE Inc in Tewksbury, MA (14 miles away)
- Empire Beauty School - Lowell in Lowell, MA (19 miles away)
- Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute in Lowell, MA (19 miles away)