Kendall College has a 70+ year history of providing top shelf career training programs. Renowned for its culinary arts program, the school also excels in its business, hotel management and education programs. Located in Chicago's Goose Island neighborhood, Kendall draws upon the rich resources of the city to provide its students with a hands-on learning experience.
Kendall College is regionally accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The culinary arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation.
Points of Distinction
Areas of Study
The college has four primary areas of study: Business, Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management and Education:
Kendall College Admissions and Financial Aid
The school weighs an applicant's high school record, standardized test scores (ACT or SAT), entrance interview, and application essay in its admission decision. Recommendation letters are also considered. Students who do not speak English as their primary language need to submit their scores from the TOEFL.
As with all colleges, the ability to pay for tuition is fundamental to completing the program. Students with demonstrable need may be eligible to receive federal funding in the form of grants and loans. Additional financial resources may be available from state sources, private parties and Kendall College itself. A financial planner from the college can help students through the complexities of the process.
Many instructors hold advanced degrees relevant to their professions from highly respected colleges and universities, plus have field knowledge acquired from successful careers.
Enrollment is around 800 students, based on a 2005 survey. At that time, women outnumbered men by a 3-2 margin.
Chicago provides a dynamic and exciting venue for the school's students. The Office of Student Life sponsors student activities, helps with housing, and generally gets involved to make the quality of life at the school as enjoyable and rewarding as possible.
Apartment-style school sponsored housing is available with an easy commute to the campus.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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