Kendall College

900 N. North Branch St.
Chicago, IL 60642
Tel: (312)752-2000
1,711 students
Private for-profit
The Kendall experience is unparalleled. We are globally networked with partner schools around the world through the Laureate International network; we are located in one of the most vibrant, service-oriented and entrepreneurial cities in the United States where students get first-hand experience throughout their programs of study; we provide each student with an intimate, personal college experience.
School Highlights:
Kendall College serves 1,711 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
Kendall College is one of 31 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
The nearest community college is Chicago ORT Technical Institute (1.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 119 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
Kendall College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 119 staff
59 staff
Kendall College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,711 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,711 students
1,282 students
Kendall College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
22:1
Kendall College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,008 students
810 students
Kendall College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 703 students
1,017 students
Kendall College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kendall College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
4%
2%
Kendall College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
13%
7%
Kendall College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
18%
12%
Kendall College Black (2006-2013)
% White
45%
57%
Kendall College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Kendall College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
8%
3%
Kendall College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
10%
2%
Kendall College non_resident (2006-2013)
Kendall College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.53
Kendall College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $24,396 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $24,396 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $24,396 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $24,396 $10,294
Kendall College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 133 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
Kendall College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 88%
78%
Kendall College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Chicago public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,243 per year for in-state students and $8,588 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,105 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Chicago is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Chicago community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is equal to the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Chicago is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.