Admission Requirements

It is the policy of the Niles School of Cosmetology that it does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, ethnic or national origin, or religion in its’ admission and other practice, policies or procedures.

Cosmetology Course

Prospective students for the Cosmetology course must meet the following requirements to be admitted:

  • Have a high school diploma, transcript, or its equivalent; or
  • Is at least 16 years of age; or
  • If enrolled under a training agreement with a government agency, school district, and/ or other entity, the student meets the admission requirements set out in the training agreement and/ or applicable state licensing or certification regulations;
  • Have a Driver’s License or State Identification;
  • Have a Social Security Card.

Cosmetology Teacher Course

Prospective students for either Teacher Training course must meet the following requirements to be admitted:

  • Have a high school diploma, transcript, or its equivalent;or
  • Is at least 18 years of age;
  • Have a current license as a Cosmetologist;
  • Have a Driver’s License or State Identification;
  • Have a Social Security Card.

All Prospective Students

All prospective students must make satisfactory arrangements regarding expected payment of fees to formal admission. Students failing to complete such arrangements or students who do not qualify for financial aid must make satisfactory arrangements for payment, or they will not be admitted (this includes failure to secure financial aid related paperwork, if applicable). If the student is admitted under a conditional or provisional acceptance and requires providing further documentation and does not meet the deadline the Financial Aid Administrator states he/she may be suspended or terminated from the school until the student meets the necessary conditions.

Students are reminded that the enrollment agreement (except for the refund policy) is not binding until all admission requirements have been met.

Class Schedule

Enrollment Procedures

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8057 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles, IL 60714

Expires in

  1. Attend a conference with the School Director, which includes a tour of our facilities.
  2. Complete an application for admission.
  3. Pay the $100.00 enrollment fee, which is refunded if the applicant is rejected.
  4. Provide the following documents:
    – Drivers License or State I.D.
    – Social Security
    – Proof of education (High School Diploma, transcript, or it’s equivalent)



Transfers and Re-enrollees

Students to be credited with completing a portion of the course will be charged the current hourly fee for hours needed to be completed, plus the fee for equipment/books (if needed), and an enrollment fee of $100. Former students who did not complete their course or transfers from another school may re-enroll, however, and initial deposit of $500.00 may be required, regardless of the student’s prior payment history. The deposit requirement for re-enrollees and transfers is at the discretion of the school. In addition, transfers and re-enrollees must meet all other admission requirements for the course as well. The maximum hours accepted from a transfer student for a Cosmetology course is 1000 hours. No transfer hours are accepted for Cosmetology Teacher.

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