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Vocational Programs and Trade Schools


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

American Professional Bartending Schools of Illinois
634 South Wabash, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60605    
(708) 891-3301  
315 West Golf, Schaumburg, IL 60195    (708) 891-3301
Additional locations in Calumet City, Villa Park and Riverside.  

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

Blue Horizon Truck Driving School
6814 W. Archer, Chicago, IL  60638 (office)
7100 S. Harlem, Bridgeview, IL 60455
(Chicago Fire Stadium/training lot)
(773) 788-1199

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

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

Cannella School of Hair Design
9012 S. Commercial Ave., Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 221-4700
617 W. North Ave., Villa Park, IL 60181  
(630) 833-6118
4269 S. Archer Ave., Chicago, IL 60632
(multiple locations)

Website: cannellabeautyschools.com        

Capri Beauty College
15815-25 Rob Roy Drive
Oak Forest, IL 60452    
(708) 687-3020  
Website: capri.edu            

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      

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

Cosmetology and Spa Academy
700 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014   (815) 207-8599
142 E. Golf Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173     (815) 572-4797
657 Highgrove Place, Rockford, IL 61108  (815) 307-3622

Coyne College  
1 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60602
(800) 720-3990   
Website: coynecollege.edu   

Environmental Technical Institute
500 Joliet Rd, Suite #100
Willowbrook IL 60527 

(888) 830-7678
Website: eticampus.com 
G Skin and Beauty Institutes 
90 W. Hillcrest Blvd.
Schaumburg, IL 60195

​(815) 786-7266

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/      

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 Technical Institute
Springfield, East Peoria, Moline and Springfield, IL 
(800) 814-5124   


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) 635-1600  

​Pivot Point Beauty Academy
144 East Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL 60108  
(847) 985-4321

Website: http://pivotpoint.edu/​       

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    
(888) 680-6682  

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
307 Golf Mill Center, Niles, IL 60714
(773) 508-5600   


School of the Art Institute of Chicago
36 South Wabash, Chicago, IL 60603    
(800) 232-7242  

Star Truck Driving School Inc.
9555 S. 78th Avenue, Hickory Hills, IL  60457   
(630) 233-0303   

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) 561-2376

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    
(800) 834-7308  
Website: http://www.uti.edu/   

Washburne Culinary Institute
740 W 63rd St. Chicago, IL 60621 
(773) 602-5485     

Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionary Arts
7511 Lemont Rd., Darien, IL 60561   (Chestnut Court Shopping Center)
(630) 810-2888    

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

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