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Beauty Schools in
the Chicago Area

Passion, meet Profession. Start your journey to a dream career with comprehensive training at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture! We offer flexible full-time and part-time programs in Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering and Teacher Training. With six accessible locations across Chicagoland, your career in the beauty industry is closer than you think!

About Cosmetology School in Chicago

In 2004, industry legend Mario Tricoci opened the doors of our CNW campus with the goal of developing the very best and brightest beauty professionals. Our Chicagoland campuses are conveniently located throughout the city to celebrate the diversity of our hometown and our student body. The inclusive curriculum is designed to help you build your skills and education with demonstrations, hands-on training and workshops to meet our students' needs and learning styles. Tricoci University of Beauty Culture offers a thorough, interactive, and experiential cosmetology education unlike any other.

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Bridgeview student cutting hair under teacher supervision
CTA bus to Midway. PACE bus. Parking available.
interstate 294
train tracks

Bridgeview, IL Campus

Our largest campus, Bridgeview has ample parking, easy access to transit and over 14,000 square feet of classrooms, lounges and clinics across the two buildings. You'll find dedicated instructors and a community of approximately 300 learners who love to have fun with barber battles, after-class snacks and opportunities to give back to the community!

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Glendale Heights

Glendale Heights woman smiling in mirror
illinois 64
Parking available.

Glendale Heights Campus

Glendale Heights is one of our original campuses, open since 2005. The recently expanded spa means estheticians have plenty of room to perfect their skills. We offer full and part-time options in Cosmetology and Esthetics and our instructors would love to help you get started!

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Rogers Park

Rogers Park student applying makeup under teacher supervision
train tracks
Red line stop at Loyola. 147 and 151 bus routes.

Chicago Rogers Park, IL Campus

At our Rogers Park campus, you’ll get hands-on experience in our busy Sheridan Road salon. With remodeled spa and clinic rooms, and lots of transit and parking available nearby, you’ll love the diversity of this campus less than a block from beautiful Lake Michigan.

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Norwood Park

Norwood Park student applying makeup
interstate 90
Off I-90 and close to I-294 and I-94. Two blocks south of the Harlem Avenue Blue Line stop. Bus 90 Harlem stop. TWO parking lots.

Chicago Norwood Park, IL

Norwood Park is Tricoci’s flagship campus – where it all began! We offer full and part-time options and you’ll find 2 student parking lots nearby, as well as easy access to transit. In 2023, the spa was expanded to offer more space for estheticians to learn and perfect their craft.

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Elgin student trimming beard
interstate 90
I-90 Route 20. Parking available.

Elgin, IL Campus

Just two miles south of I-90, the Elgin campus caters to a dedicated customer base that keeps the salon floor vibrant. We offer full and part-time options and we’ve got plenty of parking nearby. A brand new spacious spa was added in 2023 to level up the learning experience.

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Libertyville student cutting hair under teacher supervision
illinois 176
Route 176. Parking available.

Libertyville, IL Campus

TUBC’s Libertyville campus is located just off Route 176 near Liberty Lake. It offers plenty of nearby parking, a bustling salon, and an expanded spa completed in 2021. Full and part time options are available.

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Getting to Beauty School in Chicago

With six campuses across the Chicagoland area, there's one that's right for you. Whether you drive to our Glendale Heights campus, take the Red Line to Rodgers Park, or carpool to Bridgeview, getting to cosmetology school couldn't be easier!

Growing Your Beauty Industry Career in Chicago

Total hours required before receiving a license can vary by program. For a cosmetology license you will need 1,500 hours for Illinois and Indiana and 1,550 hours for Wisconsin. Your advisor will work with you to understand hours needed for your program and help create a schedule that works for you.

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Costs of Beauty School in School in Chicago

The cost of cosmetology school varies depending on the program you choose and the financial aid you may qualify for. Any prior education or training that is eligible to transfer could also be a factor. To get the best estimate of your cost to attend school, set up some time to talk with a financial aid advisor at the school you're planning to attend.

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Starting Your Beauty Industry Career in Chicago

Beauty school can open the door to a huge range of in-demand career opportunities. So whether you're pursuing an education in Cosmetology, Esthetics or Barbering, we can help you decide what's next. As you explore your post-graduation choices, we're here to help with connections and opportunities to get you started.

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