Chicago NW (Norwood Park)


5321 North Harlem Avenue

Chicago, IL 60656

Enrollment:  888.395.1013

Salon Appointments:  773.467.1900

The Chicago NW beauty school in Norwood Park opened in 2005 as the flagship campus of Tricoci University of Beauty Culture, LLC. Located at 5321 North Harlem Avenue, Chicago, IL, this newly renovated beauty school near O’hare has programs in Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, and Teacher Training and features approximately 11,600 square feet of space, including a stylish clinic area (salon and spa), theory room, dispensary, library, wet room, lounges and classrooms.

Located just east of O’Hare International Airport off of I-90 and close to both I-294 and I-94, our Norwood Park beauty school can be easily reached from the Des Plaines, Park Ridge, Norridge, Niles, Elk Grove, and greater Chicago area. Students also find us easy to get to on the CTA’s blue line or bus line; as we are located just two blocks south of the Harlem Avenue stop near O’Hare.

Interested in taking a tour of our Chicago NW campus? You can either apply online or call us to schedule an appointment at 888.395.1013.


Full-Time 12 Months

Part-Time 20 Months

The most current, technically precise and versatile education available in the cosmetology training field today. Learn to become a Hairdresser, Hair Colorist, Cosmetologist, Stylist, Nail Technician, Make-up Artist, or Esthetician.


Full-Time 6 Months

Part-Time 9 Months

Our curriculum focuses on creating a secure foundation of the scientific building blocks for skin: its function, properties, and needs. Learn to become a Facialist, Waxing Specialist, Body Treatment Specialist, Medi-Spa Esthetician, or Make-up Artist.


Full-Time 12 Months

Our barber curriculum combines artistry, science and business savvy so you can learn what it takes to cut, color, groom, and style hair for men as a Professional Men’s Stylist, Master Barber, or Barbershop Owner or Manager.


Part-Time Day Classes

This 3 day per week schedule allows our students to continue to “earn while they learn” to be a teacher. Learn to become a Cosmetology Teacher, Cosmetology Teacher with Experience*, or Esthetics Teacher.

Financial Assistance

Federal financial aid programs (i.e. Title IV) are available for select programs of study for beauty school students who qualify.  A TUBC Financial Aid Coordinator can assist students with these programs and other financial assistance options to make Tricoci University as affordable as possible. Please call 888.395.1013 for more information about financial aid assistance.


Tricoci University student salons are a great way to experience high-level salon and spa services at very modest prices. Student salon guests can walk-in or call in advance for an appointment to enjoy these services—an appointment is highly recommended. For salon appointments, please call 773.467.1900.