Kendall College
Chicago, IL 60642


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 1,200
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 144 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Kendall College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 154 applications and 129 students were granted admission. Kendall College is at the #82 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Kendall College's tuition was $18,793 for all students regardless of residency (17.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $21,918
In State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 62% of Kendall College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,861 (which is 11.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Kendall College in 2016-2017, was 30, which is 43% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,877 (which is 31.8% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,378
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,154
Financial aid
National Average = 89%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Kendall College has enrolled a total of 1,200 students (717 students full-time and 483 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,200 students, 149 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 26% men and 75% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 502 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 42%

Non-resident alien: 19%

Black/African American: 16%

Hispanic: 16%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Kendall College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Personal And Culinary Services 26% 263
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 25% 256
Education 17% 176 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 36%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Kendall College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $26,804

The typical median income of Kendall College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,100. Last year, out of the total 1,077 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 980 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 355 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 312 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $31,100 $37,900
Employment Rate 91% 88%
Total Graduates 1,077 355

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