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)

Program: Cosmetology

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202 East University Street
Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 344-7550
Cosmetology, Esthetics

2913 West White Oaks Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

Barbering, Continuing Education, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

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Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Boulevard
Mattoon, IL 61938

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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You must attend school in the state you want to practice in. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited school. Learn more about the requirements in your state.

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