Situated in the downtown campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago and just minutes from the famous sights of the Windy City, Paul Mitchell the School Chicago is a top beauty school in Chicagoland, the perfect place to grow as a stylist and launch your dream career.
Our 16,500-square-foot school occupies a unique location in a luxury dorm. Access to dorm living, university meal plans, and a discounted parking and recreation center pass offer you the true college experience.
Whether they're at home, in the classroom, or getting inspired on the beautiful beaches of Lake Michigan, our students always have access to their assignments, the latest school news, and career tips from beauty industry leaders at their fingertips.
Our students (we call them Future Professionals) donate their time, talent and energy to various Cook County charities through cut-a-thons, fashion shows and countless other fundraising events and philanthropic activities. We make a difference—and have fun doing it!
We want you to succeed. That’s why our financial aid leaders are always available in person at our Chicago campus to answer your questions and help navigate the application process.
At Paul Mitchell The School Chicago, education doesn’t end at the classroom door. Our student-run Green Team teaches our school and local communities how to respect the Earth and find innovative ways to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Whether they’re putting on hair shows on the Magnificent Mile or organizing bake sales for charity in downtown Chicago, our students are always up to something fun.