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Cosmetology Student Training

1500 Hour

Course Description: The State of Illinois requires 1500 hours of training which takes approximately eleven and one-half (11 1/2) months full-time. Students start at Freshman level where they learn basic theory and practical skills. After successful completion of this level, students graduate to working with live clients in our clinic. All work is monitored by a licensed instructor. The skills learned throughout the program will prepare students to take the State Board Exam and to obtain an entry-level position.

Admission Requirements

Cosmetology Student

  • Must be at least 16 years of age

  • Must have obtained a high school diploma or GED certificate

  • Copy of driver’s license or state ID

  • Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate

  • Copy of your Social Security card

  • An essay stating why you would like to join the program and pursue a career in this industry and where you see yourself in 5 years

  • High school transcripts

  • College transcripts (if applicable)

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • $100 Registration Fee

Tuition - 1500 Hour

Cosmetology Program (Day Only)

$100       Application & Registration Fee

$300      Uniform

$2,000   Student Kit Fee

$16,500  Tuition

$18,900  Total Education Expense

Cosmetology Instructor Training

500 Hour

Course Description: The State of Illinois requires Cosmetologists, with two years’ experience, wishing to obtain the Instructor license to take 500 hours of training which takes approximately five (5) months to complete on a full-time schedule. The course is designed to teach the methods and principles of teaching. Upon completion students will be prepared to take the State Board Exam to acquire the Instructor license.

Instructor program starts are considered case-by-case.

Admission Requirements

Cosmetology Instructor Student 500 hour

(*call for specific starts dates and training times)

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have a valid Cosmetologist license (500 hour course only)

  • Must have obtained a high school diploma or GED certificate

  • Copy of driver’s license or state ID

  • Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate

  • Copy of your Social Security card

  • An essay stating why you would like to join the program and pursue a career in this industry and where you see yourself in 5 years

  • High school transcripts

  • College transcripts (if applicable)

  • Two professional letters of recommendation.

  • $100 registration fee

Tuition - 500 Hour

Cosmetology Program (Day Only)

$100      Application and Registration Fee

$250      Instructor’s Book

$3,400   Tuition

$3,750   Total Education Expense

1000 Hour

Course Description: The State of Illinois requires Cosmetologists wishing to obtain the Instructor license to take 1000 hours of training, if they do not have a least two years’ experience, which takes approximately nine (9) months to complete on a full-time schedule. The course is designed to teach the methods and principles of teaching. Upon completion students will be prepared to take the State Board Exam to acquire the Instructor license.

Instructor program starts are considered case-by-case.

 Admission Requirements

Cosmetology Instructor Student 1000 hour

(*call for specific starts dates

and training times)

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have obtained a high school diploma or GED certificate

  • Copy of driver’s license or state ID

  • Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate

  • Copy of your Social Security card

  • An essay stating why you would like to join the program and pursue a career in this industry and where you see yourself in 5 years

  • High school transcripts

  • College transcripts (if applicable)

  • Two professional letters of recommendation.

  • $100 registration fee

Tuition - 1000 Hour

Cosmetology Program (Day Only)

$100       Application and Registration Fee

$250       Instructor’s Book

$6,400    Tuition

$6,750    Total Education Expense