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
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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
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:135:1
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# Full-Time Students904 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students612 students2,613 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-240
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% Asian
4%
4%
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% Hispanic
15%
16%
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% Black
10%
14%
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% White
40%
60%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
17%
-
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% Unknown races
13%
5%
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Diversity Score0.760.59
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,600$31,800
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,500$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$10,500$4,000
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Acceptance Rate84%89%
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SAT Reading550550
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SAT Math485485
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SAT Writing (Year 2007)514430
ACT Composite2019
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ACT English2119
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ACT Math1919
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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