Cameo Beauty Academy

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9714 South Cicero Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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Cameo Beauty Academy
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Programs Offered

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Program Length 1,500 hours
Average Completion 13 months
Program Tuition $17,985
Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $12,900
Beauty Instructor
Program Length 1,000 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $11,990

Editor's Description

For around 60 years, Cameo Beauty Academy has had a quality educational reputation. It all comes down to learning how to work with clients practically.

Cameo Beauty Academy's cosmetology program focuses on hair, makeup, nail design, and essential esthetician skills. Their job placement rate is high-86% of graduates in the general cosmetology program get jobs as hairdressers, hairstylists, cosmetologists, makeup artists, theatrical and performance artists, nail technicians, and skincare specialists soon after graduation.

The qualified staff has industry experience and are Redken Specialists. The teachers guide students, particularly in developing client-focused skills. In a Yelp review, Donna says she has gotten her hair done at Cameo for over 10 years "because of the teachers. These teachers watch over every student and client. They guide and instruct their students with a loving hand."

In the School's Words

Cameo Beauty Academy is a Redken Premire school!

Are you considering a career in the beauty industry? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a top salon stylist or cosmetology instructor? Cameo Beauty Academy can help you achieve your goals. Our instructors have been training students in the field of cosmetology since 1960. The School has earned a reputation for excellence and quality of education. This is evidenced by its graduates, who have achieved success in many different aspects of the cosmetology profession.

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Cameo Beauty Academy has been training students in the field of cosmetology since 1960. The School has earned a reputation for excellence and quality of education. This is evidenced by its graduates, who have achieved success in many different aspects of the cosmetology profession, including: salon stylists/hair designers, salon owners, cosmetology instructors, performing platform artists, school management personnel, technicians, sales representatives and other key positions for major beauty product and cosmetic manufacturers.

Cameo Beauty Academy graduate Ben Molln was 2nd on the Bravo TV Show Shear Genius. Ben is a multiple salon owner, and is an ISO/JOICO international Platform Artist.

Cameo Beauty Academy is an S.E.S. 2000 Member School. Created by Redken Laboratories, the Scientific Educational Systems programs allows Cameo Beauty Academy to incorporate its own innovative cosmetology curriculum with current methodology in cosmetology education.

As a Redken Premiere School, Cameo graduates are preferred by Redken 5th Avenue Salons (over 30,000) throughout the United States.

Our program of instruction qualifies the student to take the Illinois State Board of Cosmetology licensing examination.


It is the objective of Cameo Beauty Academy to provide the training necessary to prepare students with the skills required to successfully graduate and secure and retain employment in the field of cosmetology.


Cameo Beauty Academy operates at 9714 South Cicero Avenue in Oak Lawn.

Cameo Beauty Academy has a facial room, modern beauty clinic facilities, theory and practical classrooms, a dispensary, an extensive library, a student lounge, locker facilities, a beauty supply department, and administrative offices.

The 8,400 square-foot facility is well-lit, nicely furnished, and heated and air-conditioned for comfort. Since the School is located on a major thoroughfare, students enjoy easy access to public transportation. There is also a large parking lot in the rear of the School.

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There is an application fee of $100. Please contact this school to learn more about how to apply.

Financial Aid

56% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $5,288 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.

School Size

As of 2021 this school has 116 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 13:1.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2023.


National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).

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