Empire Beauty School-Manhattan in New York

New York, NY

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Empire Beauty School-Manhattan offers 3-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1. 1 high safety campus. 5.7% are women, and 94.3% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Empire Beauty School-Manhattan is 16930$, that is above national average. 60% of full-time Empire Beauty School-Manhattan students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $16,300, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Empire Beauty School-Manhattan is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Empire Beauty School-Manhattan students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$16,500
$30,001 - $48,000$17,962
$48,001 - $75,000$19,204
$75,001 - $110,000$21,267

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


750 of Empire Beauty School-Manhattan undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 72 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Empire Beauty School-Manhattan number 202 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New York.

Students at Empire Beauty School-Manhattan awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Empire Beauty School-Manhattan.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Empire Beauty School-Manhattan graduation rate is above the national average.

60% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Empire Beauty School-Manhattan completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Empire Beauty School-Manhattan is 19:1, that means that for every 19 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Empire Beauty School-Manhattan the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Empire Beauty School-Manhattan and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Empire Beauty School - Manhattan, NY

The campus located by 22 W 34Th St 2Nd Floor address in New York, New York.


Empire Beauty School - Manhattan, NY in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Empire Beauty School-Manhattan with 0.17% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Empire Beauty School - Manhattan, NY is aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Empire Beauty School-Manhattan offers 3 programs in total: 3 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 93 universities in New York county. Empire Beauty School-Manhattan is one of the few institutions in New York that offers a 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the New York state average data to help you compare.


Empire Beauty School-Manhattan provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 592 students with 533006 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Empire Beauty School-Manhattan

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They do "COSMETOLOGY PRACTICAL EXAM" The worst school system that isn't fair. For example, I know one lady, she is this school student. She doesn't know how to haircut than me. She passed, but I failed. Everybody was surprised I failed. Since I tried test, I can feel it this is something not fair. If I passed, who is complain about it. Maybe I write this story because I failed. I'm very sensitive person, so I can see what is going on this test center.Test was late 40 min started. Unprofessional.Set up : For some reason before the exam they put some student to the back side of the table which is other student can't see them. They sort them by race and some how they look. They didn't give to table by order from the WAITING the line. That's the first weird things for me and that's the unfair started.After set up : I was the first line table, next to the examiner around. So I can turn around how other people done. I know empire student prepare kit., many student came from this school. Many people doesn't really well process and are not finishing on time. They also even speak to examiner. So many stories.. how can I prove all? I feel very much that this school made their student pass the exam. Most likelyWhen you get in this building : They check your bag, mannequin and ID. I was asking something while they take my ID, but they said "don't say anything, just go over there" with finger point. Very rude and unprofessional. I feels that means "sh** up" Feels abuse of power comes.Before test : They checked my mannequin hair more than other people mannequin. If they need to do all the time, why different way to check? I had "Debra". What is debra mannequin hair problems more than other people's cheap mannequins?During the test : Examiner, she checked my all process but she didn't checked same way to other people. I had enough time to do all process, so I am remember everything.I will have exam again soon. I will take a look more carefully what I felt last time unfair things. I will make submit report to the NYC license center. Somebody have to do it. I know this school getting a lot of money from the student, so need to make them passed license. BUT They can have bad school images because of doing test own school with unfair. I don't expect this to work but I hope someone will believe my story. That's enough.Thank you.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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A great location to get your cosmetology license.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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Horrible customer service. Im asking for a quote and the lady just rushes me off the phone. I can only imagine the level of professional that happens inside the establishment.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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I just called to get information the lady on the phone was so rude , I'll never call again their loss not mine I'm very disappointed

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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I've been trying to get to this location for a while now, and I finally made it. When I first came to New York, I visited the Empire Beauty School of Queens to get my hair flat ironed. It was a great experience and I enjoyed the student who finished my hair. So, when I decided to years later to get my hair re flat iron I knew I needed to check out the beauty school closer to my apartment in Harlem. the West 34th Street Building might be a little hard to find if you aren't really looking for it. I didn't see any signs that said anything about the beauty school, I was actually across the street when I looked over at a building and saw there were hair dryers on the second floor. Once I scanned the street a little better I saw the giant 22 on top of a very dark and slightly confusing stair area. Once I walked over to the door there were multiple students who were talking about a hair job that they might have been doing for class. I knew I was in the right place instantly. There's an elevator and stairs that lead up to the second floor. If you are someone who needs a wheelchair, this location might not be the best for you. The elevator is very small and opens awkwardly. One of the students does require a weird year though and she is able to use it greatly, just be aware of the size. The beauty school closes at 2 p.m. and reopens at 5:45 p.m. for their student salon and I arrived somewhere around 5:30. Though I was slightly annoyed at the 15 minute wait it wasn't a big problem. It took about 2 hours for my hair to be flat ironed, I guess I had extra length that I didn't know about, but it came out greatly. The student who did my hair, Rita, was a very nice person it wasn't too talkative. all of the students at the beauty school were also very kind and walked over every now and then to congratulate Rita on her amazing job. if you're coming to get anything done to your hair, the students have to wash it by New York law. There's signs everywhere for that and the wash is about $9. All in all though it's a great job for a really great price.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 22 W 34th St


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Continuous

General Phone Number: +8009204593

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: empire.edu

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