Cosmetology Schools Near Champaign / Springfield / Decatur, IL

If you want to become a cosmetologist in Illinois, Champaign, Springfield, and Decatur may be great places to start. With dozens of salons to choose from, you'll have a variety of employment options in any of these towns.

As of 2019, cosmetologists in Champaign earned $27,050 per year ($13.00 per hour); those in Springfield made $42,300 ($20.34); and Decatur cosmetologists earned $31,840 ($15.31). Illinois anticipates cosmetology jobs will grow by 4% between 2016 and 2026.

To become a licensed cosmetologist in Illinois, you must complete 1,500 hours of training and pass written and skills exams. The Champaign, Springfield, and Decatur schools below can help you meet these requirements.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

Program: Cosmetology

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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Cosmetology Schools Near You

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202 East University Street Suite H I J
Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 344-7550
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Continuing Education, Barbering

2913 West White Oaks Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

(217) 753-8990
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Barbering

Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Boulevard
Mattoon, IL 61938

Lincoln College

300 Keokuk Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

Mr. John's School of Cosmetology, Esthetics, & Nails

1745 East Eldorado Street
Decatur, IL 62521

Mr. John's School of Cosmetology, Esthetics, & Nails

1429 South Main Street
Jacksonville, IL 62650

Parkland College

2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

Reflections Academy of Beauty – Accredited

241 North Main Street
Decatur, IL 62523

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture – Accredited

2500 Georgetown Road
Danville, IL 61832

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