Hair Professionals Career College

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2245 Gateway Drive, Sycamore, IL 60178
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Hair Professionals Career College
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Programs Offered

Remember to make sure that a program meets any licensing requirements in Illinois before you start! Check out our licensing information for Cosmetology, Esthetics or Nail Technology.
Program Length 1,500 hours
Average Completion 13 months
Program Tuition $17,550
Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $12,219
Beauty Instructor
Program Length 1,000 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $9,850
Beauty Instructor
Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $6,750
Nail Technology
Program Length 350 hours
Average Completion 4 months
Program Tuition $3,450

In the School's Words

From the most seasoned staff members to the ones in training, you will be gaining the knowledge of many years of experience, from the most dedicated, caring instructors and office staff who work together as a team.

School owner and Director Wanda Zachary with over 20 years experience in the school industry and current President of the Illinois Association of Beauty School owners is dedicated to Education. She is active in all of our schools, bringing in the newest techniques to make learning fun so you will be on the cutting edge for the new Millennium.

Our Students are our clients! This concept means that you as our students are the center of our attention, as your client will be the center of your attention when you graduate.

In addition to our location in the Dekalb / Sycamore area, Hair Professionals Career College has two additional schools in Illinois. Use the links at the bottom of this page to easily request information from these additional locations.


A variety of career opportunities could be yours with specialized cosmetology skills. What could be more satisfying than a profession where you unleash your creativity on your way to a beautiful, rewarding future? With skills you can use lifelong.

Hair Professionals uses the latest in instructional materials from Milady's, the leader in educational materials in the world.

Our Standard system of Salon Skills Hairdressing material includes:

1. A thorough, attractive, and interactive 4-color, 460 page course book and a 200-page self-paced clinic work. Students will find step-by-step technical, hands-on exercises, reviews, and self-critiques, as well as business and communication skills essential for success as a hairdresser.

2. An informational-packed 20-hour video library that supplements classroom teaching. It's like having an in-house expert for students to consult when they want to see every technique- even the hard ones_ performed perfectly and many times as needed.

Also includes exercises, concept connectors, and more.

Make a Dazzling career choice - get ready for new Millennium! The faint smell of hair coloring, perm solutions, shampoo, and conditioners. Students with style albums, blow dryers, shears, manikins, brushes, and combs.

Beyond the schools door lies a world known for its fast pace, fashion, design and sophistication. But once you step inside you feel another kind of energy: a surge of intense designing.

Our cosmetology program is offered full-time and part time fit into your busy life style. The programs includes;

  • Hair cutting
  • Coloring
  • Perming
  • Skin care
  • Make-up
  • Nails
  • Some of the newest spa treatments


If you have an interest in the Health and wellness of the skin this will be just the career you are looking for! The entire course can be completed in 7 to 12 months depending on the schedule you choose.

Esthetics is one of the newest and fastest growing professions and with today's growing trend to Day Spas the demand for estheticians is growing just as fast. Now more than giving the luxury of a facial estheticians are professional and consultants with the awareness of skin conditions as well as the scientific knowledge necessary to make recommendations based on biological and clinical analysis.

Employment opportunities in the world of esthetics include;

  • Day Spas
  • Doctors office
  • Dermatologist
  • Plastic Surgeon
  • Make-Up Artist
  • Image Consultant
  • Health Spa
  • Wellness Center

Prepare for an exciting new Career. Classes will consist of lectures, demos, and hands on workshops. The course will include the use of professional products and state of the art facial machines. You will also be instructed on proper sanitation, waxing and make-up techniques.

About This School


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

Financial Aid

31% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,481 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.

School Size

As of 2021 this school has 75 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1.

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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