Colleges & Trade Schools in Illinois

Illinois CollegesThe options for vocational training offered at colleges and trade schools in Illinois can allow your goals for the future to come to life. With a multitude of programs spanning some of the most popular areas of study, you can find one that makes sense for you and your lifestyle with ease.

Plus, with campuses located across the state, and several to choose from in the bustling Chicago area, the chances are great that you will find a location that's convenient for you. You can even pursue options for studying online!

Take an important step toward the future you want for yourself. Find Illinois trade schools and colleges by browsing the listings below, or perform an easy search using our zip-code based school finding tool!


Featured Schools

The Illinois Institute of Art

  • Chicago
  • Schaumburg
  • Tinley Park
  • Audio Production
  • Baking & Pastry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary Management
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
  • Digital Image Management
  • Digital Photography
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Marketing & Management
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion Retailing
  • Game Art & Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Hospitality Management
  • Illustration & Design
  • Interior Design
  • Media Arts & Animation
  • Professional Baking & Pastry
  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
  • Web Design & Development
  • Web Design & Interactive Communications
  • Web Design & Interactive Media


Harrington College of Design

  • Chicago
  • Commercial Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design


Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts


Chicago
  • Culinary Arts
  • Pâtisserie and Baking
  • Wine and Beverage


First Institute

  • Crystal Lake
  • Dental Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant


SAE Institute

  • Chicago
  • Audio Technology
  • Music Business


Lincoln College of Technology


Melrose Park
  • Automotive Technology
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing
  • Electronic Systems Technician (EST)
  • Medical Assistant


Empire Beauty Schools

  • Arlington Heights
  • Hanover Park
  • Lisle
  • Stone Park
  • Vernon Hills
  • Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Teaching Program


DeVry University

9 Illinois Locations
  • Addison
  • Chicago
  • Chicago (Loop)
  • Chicago (O'Hare)
  • Downers Grove
  • Elgin
  • Gurnee
  • Naperville
  • Tinley Park
  • Accounting
  • Biomedical Engineering Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Electronics and Computer Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Game and Simulation Programming
  • Health Information Technology
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Justice Administration
  • Management
  • Multimedia Design & Development
  • Network and Communications Management
  • Network Systems Administration
  • Technical Management
  • Web Graphic Design


Coyne College

  • Chicago
  • Electrical Construction and Maintenance
  • Electrical Construction and Planning
  • HVACR
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist
  • Pharmacy Technician


National Personal Training Institute

  • Chicago
  • Lisle
  • Personal Training


ITT Technical Institute

  • Chicago (Arlington Heights)
  • Chicago (Oak Brook)
  • Chicago (Orland Park)
  • Springfield
  • Business Management
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Electrical Engineering and Communications Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Information Systems and Cybersecurity
  • Information Technology - Computer Network Systems
  • Network Systems Administration
  • Paralegal
  • Project Management and Administration:
    • Construction
    • Information Technology


Vatterott College

  • Fairview Heights
  • Quincy
  • Automotive Technology
  • Building Maintenance Mechanic
  • Combination Welding
  • Cosmetology
  • Dental Assistant
  • Electrical Mechanic
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration
  • Information Systems Security
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant with Office Management
  • Plumbing
  • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Veterinary Technician


Cortiva Institute

  • Chicago
  • Crystal Lake
  • Joliet
  • Massage Therapy


Universal Technical Institute

  • Chicago
  • Automotive Technology
  • Collision Repair & Refinish Technology
  • Diesel & Industrial Technology