Cosmetology Schools in Illinois

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Empire Beauty Schools

Dreaming of a future in Cosmetology? Enjoy the personal rewards of helping people look and feel their best. Empire Beauty School offers you a one-of-a-kind educational approach to learning the latest trends and fundamentals of Cosmetology.

You’ll learn:

  • Haircutting
  • Styling
  • Coloring
  • Make-up Application
  • And more!

You’ll also learn the business basics as we show you how to:

  • Market your skills to new clients
  • Retain clientele
  • Increase your income potential
  • Manage a salon or spa
  • Sell professional products to your clients
Our Programs

At Empire Beauty School, our one-of-a-kind CLiC curriculum is a visual approach to learning. With our education you learn by seeing and doing. Plus you’ll apply your skills on your mannequins using your professional student kit. As part of your new student kit you will receive the Career Success Tablet. Your textbooks and curriculum are downloaded onto your tablet. As you progress through your training, you’ll have the confidence to work in a student salon environment with guests.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Our friendly financial aid representatives will help you find the financing that suits you best. We offer a variety of options to help you afford your dreams. is a website for Empire Beauty School students and alumni seeking career opportunities. Stylists can create resumes, develop digital portfolios, search for career opportunities and apply for open positions through one simple site. The beauty career website is part of the education process at Empire which assists students to better understand these elements of their career. Empire Beauty Schools offers job placement assistance through our website

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Midwest Technical Institute

Through a diverse, innovative mix of mechanical trades and allied health programs, MTI has earned a reputation for excellence in meeting the workforce needs of the communities it serves. Small class sizes and in-depth “hands-on” training provide MTI students with a personalized education that prepares them for personal and professional success in today’s job market.

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Bell Mar Beauty College

5717 W. Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804

Cameo Beauty Academy

9714 S Cicero Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Curve Metric School of Hair Design

7645 West Belmont Avenue
Elmwood Park, IL 60707

Highland Community College

2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032

Innovations Design Academy

125 E Locust St
Canton, IL 61520

John Amico School of Hair Design

15301 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452

Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938

Larry's Barber College

10456 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628

Lincoln College

300 Keokuk St
Lincoln, IL 62656

Niles School of Cosmetology

8057 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Niles, IL 60714

Paul Mitchell the School

1600 N. State Rt. 50 Room 522
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Rosel School of Cosmetology

2444 W Devon Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659

Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992

Trenz Beauty Academy

695 Wentworth Avenue
Calumet, IL 60409

Unity Cosmetology College

24 Vermillion Plaza
Pontiac, IL 61764

City Colleges of Chicago

1145 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Illinois Community Colleges


Cosmetology & Spa Academy

700 E. Terra Cotta
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Gem City College

700 State St
Quincy, IL 62301

University of Aesthetics

1357 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

La James International College

485 Avenue of the Cities
East Moline, IL 61244

Pivot Point Academy


G Skin & Beauty Institute

1200 Harger Road
Oakbrook, IL 60523

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