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Vocational Programs and Trade Schools


The Academy of Dog Grooming Arts
1742 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005    
(800) 333-9034    
Website: academyofdoggrooming.com     

American Academy of Art
332 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60604-4302    
(312) 461-0600    
Website: aaart.edu    

American Professional Bartending Schools of Illinois
634 South Wabash, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60605    
(312) 427-6606    
315 West Golf, Schaumburg, IL 60195    (847) 882-7900
Additional locations in Calumet City, Villa Park and Riverside.  

American Flyers Flight School
3N040 Powis Rd, West Chicago, IL 60185 (DuPage Airport)      
(800) 323-0808      
Website: americanflyers.net     

American Health Information Management Association
233 North Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601      
Main: (312) 233-1100
Website: ahima.org    

BIR Training Center
3601 West Devon Avenue, Suite 210, Chicago, IL 60659     
(773) 866-0111  
Website: http://birtraining.com/       

Blue Horizon Truck Driving School
5926 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629    
(773) 735-1199  

Brown Mackie College
2119 E. Kimberly Rd., Bettendorf, IA 52722 (also in Indiana)    
(888) 420-1652  
Website: brownmackie.edu    

Cain’s Barber College and Styling School
365 East 51st Street, Chicago, IL 60615-3510    
(773) 536-4441  
Website: cbcon5lst.org      

Cameo Beauty Academy  
9714 South Cicero Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL 60453    
(708) 636-4660  
Website: cameobeautyacademy.com    

Cannella School of Hair Design
4217 North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60639    
(773) 278-4477  
Website: cannellabeautyschools.com        

Capri Oak Forest College of Beauty Culture
15815 Rob Roy Drive, Oak Forest, IL 60452    
(708) 687-3020  
Website: capri.edu   

Capri School of Beauty Culture
2653 West 63rd Street, Chicago, IL 60629    
(773) 778-1077    
Website: capri.edu       

Career Logics Institute of Hair Design
1904 Sheridan Road, Pekin, IL 61554    
(309) 346-1447  
Website: careerlogics.com  
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Chicago ORT Technical Institute
5440 W. Fargo Ave., Skokie, IL 60077    
(847) 324-5588 ext.25   

Clearbrook
1835 W. Central Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005    
(847)870-7711  
Website: clearbrook.org       

College of Lake County
19351 West Washington Street, Grayslake, IL 60030-1198    
(847) 543-2000      
Website: clcillinois.edu     

Cortiva Institute - Chicago School of Massage Therapy
17 North State St., Chicago, IL 60602 (also in Crystal Lake and Woodbridge)    
(312) 253-3313  
Website: cortiva.com     

Community Film Workshop
6200 S. Drexel, Room 201, Chicago, IL 60637-2630    
(773) 752-9335  
Website: cfwchicago.org   

Cosmetology and Spa Institute
700 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014   (815) 575-6554
142 E. Golf Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60173     (847) 221-0130  
Website:  csicl.com

Countryside Association
Countryside Center, 21154 W. Shirley Rd., Palatine, IL 60074   (847) 540-3741
Lakeside Center, 1301 S. Lewis Ave. Waukegan, IL 60085    (847) 540-3761  

Coyne College  330 N. Green Street, Chicago, IL 60607  
(800) 999-5220  
Website: coynecollege.edu   

Environmental Technical Institute-North Campus(Main School)
1101 West Thorndale Avenue, Itasca, IL 60143    
Website: eticampus.com     
(888) 572-9937

Environmental Technical Institute-South Campus
13010 South Division Street, Blue Island, IL 60406    
(888) 572-9937
Website: eticampus.com    
G Beauty Institutes 

Gem City College
700 State Street Quincy, IL 62301    
(217) 222-0391
Website: gemcitycollege.com   

Hair Professionals Career College
2245 Gateway Drive, Sycamore, IL 60178  (815) 756-3596
10321 S.Roberts Road, Palos Hills, IL 60465  (708) 430-17555  
460 Route 34 Oswego, IL 60543   (630) 554-2266

Harper College (William Rainey Harper)
1200 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067   
Haskana Institute of Cosmetology
341 West Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL 60067    
(847) 934-0190  
Website: http://haskanaonline.com/      

ITT Technical Institute
1401 Feehanville Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056    
(847) 375-8800  
Website: itt-tech.edu

Illinois Academy of Real Estate
320 North Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506 (630) 307-3493
181 S. Bloomingdale Rd., Suite 204, Bloomingdale IL 60108  (800) 238-5404

Illinois/Ohio Center for Broadcasting
455 Eisenhower Lane S., #200, Lombard IL 60148   (630) 916-1700
530 S. State St., Chicago IL 60605   (312) 884-8000

The Illinois Institute of Art
350 North Orleans Street, Chicago, IL 60654  (888)-411-7718
Also in Schaumburg and Tinley Park          

Illinois School of Health Careers
11 East Adams, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60603  (312) 913-1230
8750 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago IL 60631  (773) 444-0300   

Institute of Aviation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1 Airport Road- Willard Airport, Savoy, IL 61874  
(800) 527-8429  

Kendall College
900 N. North Branch Street, Chicago, IL 60642  
(888) 905-3632
Website: http://www.kendall.edu/     

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago
361 West Chestnut, Chicago, IL 60610  (800) 736-6126

Lincoln College of Technology
8317 West North Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160    
(708) 344-4700

Midwest Institute of Technology (Dental Technology School)
3712 West Montrose Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618    
(773) 478-0116  

National Latino Education Institute (NLEI)
2011 West Pershing Road, Chicago, IL 60609    
(773) 247-0707
Website: http://nlei.org/    

Niles School of Cosmetology
8057 North Milwaukee Avenue, Niles, IL 60714    
(847) 965-8061

Oakton Community College
1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016  (847) 635-1700  
7701 North Lincoln Avenue, Skokie, IL 60077  (847) 635-1400  

Pivot Point Beauty School
1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 700, Evanston, IL 60201  (847) 905-5300
144 East Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL 60108  (847) 985-5900

Police Training Institute
University of Illinois 1004 South Fourth Street, Champaign, IL 61820    
(217) 333-2337    

Robert Morris University
401 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605    (800) 762-5960
1000 Tower Lane, Bensenville, IL 60106
Also located in Arlington Heights, Orland Park and Schaumburg.  

Rockford Business College
1130 S. Alpine Rd, Suite 100, Rockford, IL 61108    
(815) 965-8616  

Rockford Health System School of Radiography 
2400 North Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL 61103    
(815) 971-5480

Rock Valley College
3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61114    
(815) 921-7821  

Rosel School of Cosmetology
2444 West Devon, Chicago, IL 60659   
(773) 508-5600  

Sanford-Brown Business College
4930 Oakton St., Skokie IL   (847) 983-1200
1101 Eastport Plaza Drive, Collinsville, IL 62234   (888) 704-4333  
4600 Roosevelt Rd., Hillside IL 60162   (877) 748-0333
8525 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park IL    (708) 781-2035
Website: sanfordbrown.edu      

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 South Wabash, Chicago, IL 60603    
(312) 629-6100  

Star Truck Driving School Inc.
1250 Route 34, Oswego, IL 60541  
(630) 236-7200  

Self-Employment Resource Network (SERN)Health & Disability Advocates
205 W. Monroe, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60606   
(773) 427-5200  
Website: http://sernonline.net/      

Steven Papageorge Hair Academy dba, MacDaniels Beauty School
1113-5 W. Belmont, 2nd Floor, Chicago IL 60657    
(773) 883-5100    

Taylor Business Institute
318 W. Adams, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606    
(312) 658-5100
Website: http://www.tbiil.edu/       

Triton College
2000 Fifth Avenue, River Grove, IL 60171    
(708) 456-0300    

Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
601 Regency Drive, Glendale Heights, IL 60139    
(877)-201-2555     (800) 834-7308  
Website: http://www.uti.edu/   

Washburne Culinary Institute
740 W 63rd St. Chicago, IL 60621       

Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionary Arts
7511 Lemont Rd., Darien, IL 60561     
(800) 772-7111x 2888   (Chestnut Court Shopping Center)  

Worsham College of Mortuary Science
495 Northgate Parkway, Wheeling, IL 60090    

(847) 808-8444  
Website: http://worshamcollege.com/