Cosmetology Schools Near Champaign / Springfield / Decatur, IL

If you want to become a cosmetologist in Illinois, Champaign, Springfield, and Decatur may be great places to start. With dozens of salons to choose from, you'll have a variety of employment options in any of these towns.

As of 2019, cosmetologists in Champaign earned $27,050 per year ($13.00 per hour); those in Springfield made $42,300 ($20.34); and Decatur cosmetologists earned $31,840 ($15.31). Illinois anticipates cosmetology jobs will grow by 4% between 2016 and 2026.

To become a licensed cosmetologist in Illinois, you must complete 1,500 hours of training and pass written and skills exams. The Champaign, Springfield, and Decatur schools below can help you meet these requirements.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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202 East University Street Suites H-J
Urbana, IL 61801

Cosmetology, Esthetics

2913 West White Oaks Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

(217) 753-8990
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

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Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Boulevard
Mattoon, IL 61938

Reflections Academy of Beauty – Accredited

3122 Brettwood Circle
Decatur, IL 62526
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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