Welcome to TUBC®

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture is an exciting growth company that is redefining the beauty education industry. It is privately held and based in the Chicago area.

Mission Statement

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture is committed to teaching a new generation of beauty industry students, ethical leadership, values, and advanced skills preparing them for their state licensing examinations and careers in Cosmetology, Esthetics, or Nail Technology, Arts and Sciences.


The Company's culture has been formed principally by Mario Tricoci’s high degree of professionalism, taste, aesthetic refinement and work ethic. As with his salon business, the resulting culture of TUBC is hard-working, professional, creative and loyal. This culture, along with the Company’s superior programming and facilities, has elevated the industry’s standards for the teaching of beauty school students and for the operating of a beauty school clinic.

Why Tricoci University?

  • Tricoci University of Beauty Culture is the premier cosmetology training institution in the midwest. No other curriculum will get you "salon-ready" like Tricoci University. You'll be ready for an exciting new career day 1 of graduation!
  • Our curriculum is the most advanced in the industry. Developed by Mario Tricoci himself, you'll learn techniques and skills that will give you an edge over all your peers

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Mario Tricoci (Founder & Vice Chairman)

Mario provides leadership in positioning Tricoci University at the forefront of the industry. In addition, he is actively engaged with students, graduates, the salon industry and TUBC associates. Mario also serves on the TUBC Board of Managers.

Mario began his career in Italy at an early age. He participated in many international competitions, where he gained significant notoriety. He began his American hairstyling career in 1960 in Chicago.

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