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Elgin Beauty School

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Elgin Beauty School

Elgin Campus

The Elgin Campus is the newest location in the Tricoci University stable of beauty schools, and as such, it has all of the facilities and amenities you might expect from such a state-of-the-art school. Found just off of Randall Road and U.S. Route 20 (Lake Street), approximately two miles south of I-90, our campus is easy to find for students and guests from the surrounding northwest suburbs (such as Carpentersville, Bartlett, West Dundee, Streamwood, Gilberts and Crystal Lake).

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Our Programs

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Redefine the Beauty Industry

The Elgin campus offers a cosmetology program that is technically precise, versatile, and challenging, preparing students for a successful career in hairdressing, nail artistry, makeup artistry or esthetics.

  • Full Time – (37.5 Hours/Week) 10-12 Months
  • Part Time – (22.5 Hours/Week) 17-20 Months

Our esthetics course is designed to give students a scientific understanding of the needs, properties and functions of skin, as well as the practical skills to treat and care for it. With our help, you could learn to become a Facialist, Waxing Specialist, Body Treatment Specialist, Medi-Spa Esthetician or Make-up Artist.

  • Full Time – (37.5 Hours/Week) 5-6 Months
  • Part Time – (22.5 Hours/Week) 9 Months

Tricoci University recognizes course fees as one of the greatest obstacles standing between students and their continued education and works to allow its students all possible opportunities for academic funding.

To learn more about your financial aid options, you can reach out to a Tricoci University team member.

For more information about this campus’s tuition and kit costs, you can reach out to one of the team members with Consumer Information or visit our Consumer Information section.

Guest Services

Experience High-Level salon and spa services

Amazing Experiences at Modest Prices

Our new campus in Elgin has many amazing features. Alongside practical and theory learning spaces, our library and student facilities, there is a high-quality salon and spa space for guests.

All of our student salons provide an excellent opportunity to experience high-level salon and spa services at modest prices; our student team is supervised by experienced beauty industry experts to ensure a safe and successful experience for both guests and students. Student salon guests can walk in or call in advance for an appointment to enjoy these services.

Guest Service Hours

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

NOTE: Please contact your campus to schedule an appointment. Not all services are available at all times. Hours and availability may vary by program.

Beauty History of Elign, IL

Elgin, IL, has a unique and interesting beauty history. For example, in 1938, Elgin local Arlene Warner was named the “queen of beauty” as she presided over the opening ceremonies of the Elgin Time Observatory at the New York World’s Fair.

The Elgin History Museum, too, frequently highlights and showcases the styles and fashions in local history. There have been displays of locally worn prom dresses from the 1930s, and pocket watch exhibitions from the local manufacturer, Elgin National Watch Company.

Over the years, Elgin has been home to several beauty pageant winners like Miss Illinois 1969 Dulcie Scripture and Miss Illinois 1925 Lucille Burns. Elgin has always had a strong beauty culture!

The Elgin’s This Is It! Hair World has regularly made headlines as a beauty supply store that caters to all ethnicities. Although they sell hair products, wigs and hair extensions, shop owner Sandra Annan says they are actually selling confidence (and we think that’s a beautiful thing).

Beauty Events in Elgin, IL

Elgin has many beauty events that you can take advantage of. For example, there are several local beauty pageants that can give you a first-hand look at the hair, makeup and styles that are favored by beauty queens. Most notable is the Mrs. Illinois-America Pageant, which is held at the Hemmens Cultural Center.

The Midwest Vintage Clothing, Jewelry & Textile Show in Elgin is another annual event that beauty professionals should take advantage of. More than 75 collectors and designers from all around the world showcase an eclectic mix of styles at this event, making it an enlightening day.

Local fashion shows are another great way to see runway-ready looks. Events in Elgin include the Women Empowered Fashion Show, Women in Business Fashion Show, Ms. Rainbow Drag Beauty Pageant and more. Plus, fashion events in nearby Chicago include Midwest Fashion Week, Chicago Fashion Week and Latino Fashion Week.


Frequently Asked Questions
About Elgin Beauty School

The Elgin campus offers a range of courses and schedules. You can attend the 1,500-hour cosmetology program, which is available full-time from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or part-time 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on a day schedule. You can also take this course part-time with a 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. night schedule. Elgin Campus also offers a 750-hour esthetics program available in a range of flexible schedules..

The Elgin campus student salon is a wonderful opportunity for students to get hands-on education, while offering clients a high-quality salon service. You can visit the student salon from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, as well as 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

The Elgin campus student salon is a wonderful opportunity for students to get hands-on education, while offering clients a high-quality salon service. You can visit the student salon from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, as well as 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Finding the right campus for your cosmetology journey is hugely important. If you hope to practice in the Elgin area, you should request more information from a Tricoci University team member.

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