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 9,440 students have enrolled in trade schools in Illinois.
  • The average students to faculty ratio of Illinois trade schools is 12.26 to 1.
  • The average financial aid amount received at trade schools in Illinois is $4,480.
  • The average graduation rate is 68.24% 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
$17,80084-64%2$4,46810 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Bradley
Bourbonnais, IL
$21,212236-72%4$4,18512 to 1
Cameo Beauty Academy
Oak Lawn, IL
$17,98582-57%2$4,2348 to 1
Cannella School of Hair Design-Villa Park
Villa Park, IL
$14,11038-86%2$4,11322 to 1
Cannella School of Hair Design-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$14,11033-53%2$4,01011 to 1
Cannella School of Hair Design-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$14,11060-88%2$4,55312 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
$19,26058-54%3$3,94912 to 1
Capri Beauty College
Oak Forest, IL
$19,00051-75%3$5,2737 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
$17,80046-46%1$3,9878 to 1
Cosmetology & Spa Academy
Crystal Lake, IL
$21,000277-51%4$4,29418 to 1
First Institute of Travel, Inc.
Crystal Lake, IL
$16,375284-78%3$3,60525 to 1
Gem City College
Quincy, IL
$17,27531-67%4$3,8556 to 1
G Skin & Beauty Institute
Schaumburg, IL
$13,900364-75%7$3,79413 to 1
Hair Professionals Career College
Sycamore, IL
$17,55037-50%4$4,7899 to 1
Hair Professionals School of Cosmetology
Oswego, IL
$20,162100-64%2$3,91718 to 1
Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Peru
PERU, IL
$17,77546-51%3$4,30415 to 1
Steven Papageorge Hair Academy
Chicago, IL
$17,25053-89%2$6,6007 to 1
Niles School of Cosmetology
Niles, IL
$11,98041-60%2$3,0678 to 1
Oehrlein School of Cosmetology
East Peoria, IL
$16,35047-73%1$3,54316 to 1
Professional's Choice Hair Design Academy
Joliet, IL
$18,00053-84%2$4,4186 to 1
National Latino Education Institute
Chicago, IL
$14,30013-52%2$4,71010 to 1
Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Sterling
Sterling, IL
$17,77536-53%4$4,2756 to 1
Tri-County Beauty Academy
LITCHFIELD, IL
$13,90016-13%2$3,1858 to 1
University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts
Springfield, IL
$17,100150-69%7$3,5498 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$15,760180--1$1,38415 to 1
ETI School of Skilled Trades
Willowbrook, IL
$14,085257-77%2$5,23818 to 1
Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Rockford
Rockford, IL
$17,77567-53%3$3,9378 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
$10,80090-63%2$2,76815 to 1
Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology
Bloomington, IL
$15,100101-86%3$5,00015 to 1
Capital Area School of Practical Nursing
Springfield, IL
$14,323123--1$8,87713 to 1
Hair Professionals Career College
Palos Hills, IL
$20,16265-86%5$4,25812 to 1
Rosel School of Cosmetology
Niles, IL
$12,50047-90%6$3,91115 to 1
Pivot Point Academy
Bloomingdale, IL
$18,40581-86%3$4,85717 to 1
Cannella School of Hair Design-Blue Island
Blue Island, IL
$14,11034-77%2$4,5188 to 1
John Amico School of Hair Design
Oak Forest, IL
$15,200230-65%5$5,0499 to 1
G Skin & Beauty Institute
Oakbrook, IL
$15,600367-74%5$3,79414 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
$14,90084-81%2$6,81912 to 1
Illinois Media School
Lombard, IL
$17,590104-72%3$4,6059 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
$15,122549-67%9$6,00419 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
$14,315249--2$3,02610 to 1
CALC Institute of Technology
Alton, IL
$13,060121--6$6,5227 to 1
Estelle Medical Academy
Skokie, IL
$8,68069-33%1$2,85914 to 1
SOLEX Medical Academy
Chicago, IL
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University of Aesthetics & Cosmetology
Chicago, IL
$14,32533-67%4$3,67710 to 1
The University of Aesthetics & Cosmetology
Downers Grove, IL
$14,32534-100%4$3,97912 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NW
Chicago, IL
$20,482190-79%5$4,5609 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights
Glendale Heights, IL
$20,48271-67%4$4,0915 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Peoria
Peoria, IL
$18,952156-52%5$4,9078 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Rockford
Rockford, IL
$18,907227-63%5$4,73214 to 1
Aveda Institute-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$21,600107-81%2$4,00515 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Libertyville
Libertyville, IL
$20,482140-69%5$4,7918 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Bridgeview
Bridgeview, IL
$20,482270-76%5$4,35211 to 1
Capri Beauty College
New Lenox, IL
$19,00049-90%3$2,60311 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Normal
Normal, IL
$18,538110-78%4$4,41315 to 1
Innovations Design Academy
Canton, IL
$16,07521-60%2$5,3749 to 1
Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria
East Peoria, IL
$15,457529-71%9$6,04125 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$19,500183-64%4$4,61815 to 1
Universal Spa Training Academy
Downers Grove, IL
$15,900132-91%4$2,7079 to 1
Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus
Chicago, IL
$18,475126-69%4$4,0879 to 1
Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute
Skokie, IL
$9,975136-83%1$3,83212 to 1
State Career College
Waukegan, IL
$10,800130-51%3$5,70920 to 1
J Renee College
Elgin, IL
$24,21544-60%2$3,0968 to 1
The Salon Professional Academy-Shorewood
Shorewood, IL
$19,10579-50%1$4,82813 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NE
Chicago, IL
$20,48285-53%5$4,44210 to 1
Reflections Academy of Beauty
Decatur, IL
$16,60026-85%2$5,0166 to 1
Larry's Barber College
Chicago, IL
$14,618143-20%2$4,29825 to 1
Curve Metric School of Hair Design
Elmwood Park, IL
$14,11036-78%2$4,49822 to 1
Verve College
Oak Brook, IL
$22,995170--1$3,26925 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Vernon Hills
Vernon Hills, IL
$19,26074-70%3$4,14224 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Stone Park
Stone Park, IL
$19,260126-39%3$4,49821 to 1
Trenz Beauty Academy
Calumet City, IL
$19,020103-19%4$4,70516 to 1
Networks Barber College
Calumet City, IL
$18,20044-69%2$4,58721 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Lombard
Lombard, IL
$19,500126-84%4$4,41815 to 1
Creative Touch Cosmetology School
Waterloo, IL
$19,97018-67%2$5,28215 to 1
Debutantes School of Cosmetology and Nail Technology
Dekalb, IL
$18,10083-37%4$3,5248 to 1
HVAC Technical Institute
Chicago, IL
$15,000118-87%2$2,38712 to 1
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Elgin
Elgin, IL
$20,482100-73%3$4,4156 to 1
CAAN Academy of Nursing
Matteson, IL
$21,20059-100%1$8,78310 to 1
Northwest Suburban College
Rollng Meadows, IL
$9,53444-55%3$3,38815 to 1
Phipps Academy of Barbering
Richton Park, IL
$16,95029-78%3$9,03025 to 1
Chicago Professional Center
Prospect Heights, IL
$13,800---1--
Skokie Institute of Allied Health and Technology
Glenview, IL
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Average$16,3109,440-68%-$4,48012 to 1