Lexington College

Overview of Lexington College

Chicago, IL is home to Lexington College. Chicago is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Lexington College go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in hospitality.

Lexington College Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. The school attracts a lot of applicants every year, and can only accept about 50% of them (as of 2007-2008).


Lexington College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

The school has 57 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). Lexington College has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are female.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Lexington College

Lexington College
310 South Peoria
Chicago , IL 60607-3534
General Phone: (312) 226-6294

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Lexington College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Hospitality9hospitality management

Number of programs and degrees for Lexington College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree21
Bachelor's degree71

Lexington College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lexington College had a total enrollment of 57 students (53 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 36%
Black 30%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 3%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 32%
20-21 18%
22-24 23%
25-29 19%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
50-64 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Lexington College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 100 %

Lexington College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chicago, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lexington College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1621
ACT Math1719
ACT Composite1822

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT14%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT86%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Lexington College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,770
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,770
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Lexington College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2527600)

Lexington College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track02

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year0*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lexington College Degree Programs (2007)

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

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Lexington College Highlights

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What Sets Lexington College Apart:

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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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Minority % of student body
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