Beauty Schools in Illinois

Illinois employs more than 15,000 beauty professionals, of which about 11,000 work in the Chicago metropolitan area. The Illinois Department of Employment Security expects 18 percent growth in these occupations through 2018. You can start a career as a beauty professional by attending one of many beauty schools in Illinois.

Contact the schools you see listed below to learn more about your options!

A beauty career in Illinois requires attending a beauty academy licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Illinois has numerous beauty schools that offer programs from overall barbering and cosmetology, to hairstyling, to esthetician training, to nail technology.

Illinois with its major hubs of fashion and beauty - Chicago, Rockford and Springfield - is a great state for prospective beauty students to begin training to master their skills at one of the many excellent Illinois beauty colleges.

The state of Illinois requires 1500 hours of training to sit for the board exams and get your cosmetology license, 350 hours to become a nail technician, or 750 hours to become an esthetician. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the annual mean salary range for cosmetologists is $26,110 to $27,610 per year before tips, with a mean IL cosmetologist salary of $27,610. The average median salary for nail technicians is $22,190 and the median salary for estheticians is $34,520 in Illinois.

Find the Beauty Schools in Illinois that interest you below,

American Hair Academy

304 South Iris Street,
Mount Pleasant IA  52641

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Naperville Skin Institute

1100 North Sherman Avenue,
Aurora-Naperville IL  60560

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Denmark College

214 South Wabash ,
Chicago IL  60604

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Make Up First ® School of Make Up Artistry

100 North LaSalle St., Suite 1015,
Chicago IL  60602

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Cosmetology & Spa Academy

142 East Golf Road,
Chicago Area/Schaumburg IL  60193

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Cosmetology & Spa Academy

700 East Terra Cotta Avenue,
Crystal Lake IL  60014

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

2500 Georgetown Rd,
Danville IL  61832

Program Offered: Cosmetology

New Age Spa Institute

1870 Busse Hwy,
Des Plaines IL  60016

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Cosmetology & Spa Academy

609 S Randall Rd,
Elgin IL  60123

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

264 South Randall Road,
Elgin IL  60123

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

530 East North Avenue,
Glendale Heights IL  60139

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Hanover Park-Chicago

1167 W Lake Street,
Hanover Park-Chicago IL  60133

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

751 East Park Avenue,
Libertyville IL  60048

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Capri Beauty College

1938 East Lincoln Highway,
New Lenox IL  60451

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

755 W. Raab Road,
Normal IL  61761

Program Offered: Cosmetology

G Skin & Beauty Institute

1200 Harger Road,Suite 100
Oak Brook IL  60523

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Capri Beauty College

15815 Rob Roy Drive,
Oak Forest IL  60452

Program Offered: Cosmetology

John Amico School of Hair Design

15301 Cicero Avenue,
Oak Forest IL  60452

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Cameo Beauty Academy

9714 S Cicero Avenue,
Oak Lawn IL  60453

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

602 West Glen Avenue,
Peoria IL  61602

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology - PERU

3602 Marquette Rd #2,
Peru IL  61354

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Cosmetology & Spa Academy

657 Highgrove Place Rockford,
Rockford IL  61108

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology - ROCKFORD

2601 N. Mulford,
Rockford IL  61114

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

5485 East State Street,
Rockford IL  61108

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute

10024 Skokie Blvd,Suite 301
Skokie IL  60077

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University of Spa and Cosmetology Arts

2913 West White Oaks Drive,
Springfield IL  62704

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology - STERLING

211 East 3rd Street,
Sterling IL  61081

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Stone Park-Chicago

3106 West North Avenue,
Stone Park IL  60165

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Hair Professionals Career College

2245 Gateway Drive,
Sycamore IL  60178

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

202 E. University Ave,
Urbana IL  61801

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Vernon Hills-Chicago

226 Hawthorn Village Commons,
Vernon Hills IL  60061

Program Offered: Cosmetology

Look Image Academy Permanent Make-Up Academy

37 Longwharf Mall,**Travel and Accommodations Included
Newport RI  02840

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