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Cosmetology Schools in Illinois

3,695 Cosmetology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Cosmetology is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 48 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a cosmetology major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of cosmetology majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Black or African American: 24.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.5%
  • White: 43.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in Illinois

27,600 people in the state and 790,010 in the nation are employed in jobs related to cosmetology.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in Illinois

Cosmetology grads earn an average of $29,900 in the state and $33,220 nationwide.

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There are 77 colleges in Illinois that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

235 Degrees in Major Awarded
503 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. An average student at G Skin and Beauty Institute will pay a net price of $23,679.

212 Degrees in Major Awarded
460 Total Students

The 6.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $22,400 after graduation. 70% of students get financical aid.

159 Degrees in Major Awarded
252 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Tricoci BRV will pay a net price of $16,510. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

130 Degrees in Major Awarded
232 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.80%.

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
186 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Tricoci CNW will pay a net price of $16,058.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
237 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $12,413. 92% of students get financical aid.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
234 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,137. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
128 Total Students

74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The student loan default rate is 7.40% which is lower than average.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
108 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $20,573.

#10

Cosmetology & Spa Academy

Crystal Lake
96 Degrees in Major Awarded
296 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $13,454.

Cosmetology Careers in IL

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 7% $36,570
Skincare Specialists 4% $24,550
Manicurists and Pedicurists 4% $22,650
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 4% $24,250

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to cosmetology.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Culinary Arts 1,440
Funeral & Mortuary Science 126

View all majors related to Cosmetology

View Nationwide Cosmetology Report

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