Kendall College

  • 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 1,516 students (60% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
  • Kendall College is one of 28 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Kendall College is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago (0.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Kendall College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Kendall College(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty112 staff123 staff
Kendall College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Kendall College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Kendall College diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,516 students3,999 students
Kendall College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:135:1
Kendall College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students904 students1,386 students
Kendall College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students612 students2,613 students
Kendall College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kendall College Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Kendall College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Kendall College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Kendall College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Kendall College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Kendall College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Kendall College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Kendall College Non Resident (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
Kendall College Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.760.59
Kendall College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,600$31,800
Kendall College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $25,173 is more than the state average of $15,527. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$25,173$15,527
Kendall College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%82%
Kendall College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$25,500$7,736
Kendall College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$10,500$4,000
Kendall College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate84%89%
Kendall College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Reading550550
Kendall College SAT Reading (2007-2008)
SAT Math485485
Kendall College SAT Math (2007-2008)
SAT Writing (Year 2007)514430
ACT Composite2019
Kendall College ACT Composite (2007-2008)
ACT English2119
Kendall College ACT English (2007-2008)
ACT Math1919
Kendall College ACT Math (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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The average community college acceptance rate in Chicago is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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