Editor's Description

Google reviews from previous Trenz Beauty Academy cosmetology students rave about Miss Erica, a "dynamic instructor" who is "an excellent motivator and very informative with the knowledge she gives you." Current student Danielle Collier says, "She is a great teacher that has a thorough understanding of theory and demonstrated grace and empowerment in her lessons."

The school has programs in cosmetology, hair braiding, esthetics, nail technology, and instruction. They also offer refresher courses and classes for your continuing education hour requirement. Unlike most schools, the cosmetology courses dive into treating Black hair. You'll learn how to cut and color, perform sew-ins and quick weaves, feed-in braids, relax hair, and more. Some evening classes are available.

The skills you gain from Trenz Beauty Academy may help boost your job prospects. Job placement rate findings show that 75% of graduates from the school find jobs.


Trenz Beauty Academy - Chicago offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Esthetics / Nail Technology / Hair Braiding / Teacher Training / Continuing Education


Program Length 1,500 hours
Average Completion 13 months
Program Tuition $19,020


Program Length 750 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $11,500

Hair Design

Program Length 300 hours
Average Completion 3 months
Program Tuition $1,140

Nail Technology

Program Length 350 hours
Average Completion 3 months
Program Tuition $1,140

Beauty Instructor

Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $5,752

Beauty Instructor

Program Length 625 hours
Average Completion 5 months
Program Tuition $5,752

Hair Braiding

Program Length 300 hours
Average Completion N/A
Program Tuition N/A

About This School

Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.


To apply to this school, there is a $100 application fee.

Financial Aid

17% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $5,080 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

98% Female, 2% Male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

0% White, 3% Hispanic / Latino, 97% African American, 0% Asian American, 0% American Indian, 0% Hawaiian / Pacific, 0% Two or More, 0% Unknown

202 students are enrolled in this school

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Page last updated: 03/09/2024

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