Trade Schools in Illinois

For academic year 2019-2020, 89 trade schools are active in Illinois. We online include less than 2 years colleges (both for-profit and not-for-profit schools) offering 1 year and/or 1-2 years certificate programs.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of trade schools in Illinois is $16,310. The amount is the average over all vocational programs and it may vary by area of study and program length.
  • Total 10,222 students have enrolled in trade schools in Illinois.
  • The average students to faculty ratio of Illinois trade schools is 12.53 to 1.
  • The average financial aid amount received at trade schools in Illinois is $4,653.
  • The average graduation rate is 69.10% in Illinois trade schools.

89 Trade Schools in Illinois Comparison Table

College NameTuition & FeesStudent PopulationOnline Student PopulationGraduation RateNumber of Programs OfferedFinancial Aid AmountStudents to Faculty Ratio
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Urbana
Urbana, IL
$17,800126-64%2$5,39219 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Bradley
Bourbonnais, IL
$21,212211-62%4$5,09812 to 1
Cameo Beauty Academy
Oak Lawn, IL
$17,98579-38%2$5,27813 to 1
Cannella School of Hair Design-Villa Park
Villa Park, IL
$14,11037-75%2$4,20015 to 1
Cannella School of Hair Design-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$14,11046-62%2$6,19515 to 1
Cannella School of Hair Design-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$14,11036-75%2$3,20015 to 1
Cannella School of Hair Design-Elgin
Elgin, IL
$13,74018-89%2$4,22210 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Hanover Park
Hanover Park, IL
$19,26058-75%3$4,64912 to 1
Capri Beauty College
Oak Forest, IL
$19,00049-100%3$5,6685 to 1
La James International College-East Moline
East Moline, IL
$19,3845-82%3$5,8373 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Danville
Danville, IL
$17,80021-38%1$5,3419 to 1
Cosmetology & Spa Academy
Crystal Lake, IL
$21,000352-48%4$4,94718 to 1
First Institute of Travel, Inc.
Crystal Lake, IL
$16,375273-74%3$4,55215 to 1
Gem City College
Quincy, IL
$17,27527-79%4$6,2077 to 1
G Skin & Beauty Institute
Schaumburg, IL
$13,900438-75%7$4,09715 to 1
Hair Professionals Career College
Sycamore, IL
$17,55048-38%4$3,61610 to 1
Hair Professionals School of Cosmetology
Oswego, IL
$20,162128-25%2$3,80921 to 1
Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Peru
PERU, IL
$17,77544-53%3$5,20915 to 1
Steven Papageorge Hair Academy
Chicago, IL
$17,25055-89%2$4,0439 to 1
Niles School of Cosmetology
Niles, IL
$11,98050-63%2$3,6357 to 1
Oehrlein School of Cosmetology
East Peoria, IL
$16,35044-68%1$4,21214 to 1
Professional's Choice Hair Design Academy
Joliet, IL
$18,00035-87%2$4,1785 to 1
National Latino Education Institute
Chicago, IL
$14,3004485%2$4,5764 to 1
Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Sterling
Sterling, IL
$17,77552-50%4$5,1046 to 1
Tri-County Beauty Academy
LITCHFIELD, IL
$13,9007-57%2$3,3587 to 1
University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts
Springfield, IL
$17,100158-70%7$3,26511 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$15,760180--1$1,38415 to 1
ETI School of Skilled Trades
Willowbrook, IL
$14,085321-82%2$3,77820 to 1
Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Rockford
Rockford, IL
$17,77561-65%3$4,2898 to 1
HSHS St. John's Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science
Springfield, IL
$5,0006----2 to 1
Bell Mar Beauty College
Cicero, IL
$10,80081-63%2$3,93515 to 1
Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology
Bloomington, IL
$15,10090-86%3$5,10615 to 1
Capital Area School of Practical Nursing
Springfield, IL
$14,323117--1$9,32615 to 1
Hair Professionals Career College
Palos Hills, IL
$20,16267-67%5$3,74315 to 1
Rosel School of Cosmetology
Niles, IL
$12,50060-100%6$4,33515 to 1
Pivot Point Academy
Bloomingdale, IL
$18,405116-88%3$4,83511 to 1
Cannella School of Hair Design-Blue Island
Blue Island, IL
$14,1103-80%2$3,36010 to 1
John Amico School of Hair Design
Oak Forest, IL
$15,200229-71%5$4,75711 to 1
G Skin & Beauty Institute
Oakbrook, IL
$15,600499-62%5$4,3329 to 1
Star Truck Driving School-Hickory Hills
Hickory Hills, IL
$4,745100-95%--5 to 1
Career Center of Southern Illinois
Red Bud, IL
$14,90054-61%2$5,06314 to 1
Illinois Media School
Lombard, IL
$17,59096-69%3$5,2238 to 1
Star Truck Driving School-Bensenville
Bensenville, IL
$4,74581-94%--5 to 1
Blessing Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Technology
Quincy, IL
$6,0004--1$6,4144 to 1
Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield
Springfield, IL
$15,122504-68%9$6,28818 to 1
Mr John's School of Cosmetology & Nails-Jacksonville
Jacksonville, IL
$15,59521-50%4$4,1856 to 1
Soma Institute-The National School of Clinical Massage Therapy
Chicago, IL
$14,31536128-2$2,97114 to 1
CALC Institute of Technology
Alton, IL
$13,06099--6$11,7487 to 1
Estelle Medical Academy
Skokie, IL
$8,680104-100%1$2,98214 to 1
SOLEX Medical Academy
Chicago, IL
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University of Aesthetics & Cosmetology
Chicago, IL
$14,32528-70%4$3,76115 to 1
The University of Aesthetics & Cosmetology
Downers Grove, IL
$14,32525-89%4$3,22811 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NW
Chicago, IL
$20,482235-59%5$5,8349 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights
Glendale Heights, IL
$20,482101-100%4$4,5776 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Peoria
Peoria, IL
$18,952112-61%5$5,40911 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Rockford
Rockford, IL
$18,907205-54%5$5,05418 to 1
Aveda Institute-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$21,600114-79%2$4,94811 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Libertyville
Libertyville, IL
$20,482136-68%5$5,17011 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Bridgeview
Bridgeview, IL
$20,482281-51%5$5,49217 to 1
Capri Beauty College
New Lenox, IL
$19,00067-96%3$3,7638 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Normal
Normal, IL
$18,538109-87%4$5,04515 to 1
Innovations Design Academy
Canton, IL
$16,07536-25%2$4,94712 to 1
Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria
East Peoria, IL
$15,457507-74%9$6,25822 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$19,500209-68%4$4,74215 to 1
Universal Spa Training Academy
Downers Grove, IL
$15,900155-89%4$2,18216 to 1
Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus
Chicago, IL
$18,475260-60%4$4,79312 to 1
Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute
Skokie, IL
$9,975151-93%1$4,11612 to 1
State Career College
Waukegan, IL
$10,800125-59%3$7,27720 to 1
J Renee College
Elgin, IL
$24,21544-60%2$3,0968 to 1
The Salon Professional Academy-Shorewood
Shorewood, IL
$19,10544-69%1$3,51813 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NE
Chicago, IL
$20,482114-35%5$5,35710 to 1
Reflections Academy of Beauty
Decatur, IL
$16,60029-52%2$2,5129 to 1
Larry's Barber College
Chicago, IL
$14,61899-22%2$5,57525 to 1
Curve Metric School of Hair Design
Elmwood Park, IL
$14,11023-75%2$3,20015 to 1
Verve College
Oak Brook, IL
$22,995178--1$3,13520 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Vernon Hills
Vernon Hills, IL
$19,26071-71%3$4,01913 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Stone Park
Stone Park, IL
$19,260154-36%3$4,19223 to 1
Trenz Beauty Academy
Calumet City, IL
$19,020250-100%4$4,97325 to 1
Networks Barber College
Calumet City, IL
$18,20037-43%2$4,60620 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Lombard
Lombard, IL
$19,500134-73%4$3,86915 to 1
Creative Touch Cosmetology School
Waterloo, IL
$19,97012-60%2$6,13612 to 1
Debutantes School of Cosmetology and Nail Technology
Dekalb, IL
$18,10084-71%4$3,49311 to 1
HVAC Technical Institute
Chicago, IL
$15,000161-79%2$3,61318 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Elgin
Elgin, IL
$20,482112-88%3$4,6699 to 1
CAAN Academy of Nursing
Matteson, IL
$21,20061-100%1$4,14710 to 1
Northwest Suburban College
Rollng Meadows, IL
$9,53444-55%3$3,38815 to 1
Phipps Academy of Barbering
Richton Park, IL
$16,95057-55%3$3,77525 to 1
Chicago Professional Center
Prospect Heights, IL
$13,8003--1$9,0005 to 1
Skokie Institute of Allied Health and Technology
Glenview, IL
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Average$16,31010,2223269%-$4,65313 to 1