Lexington College (Closed 2014)

  • Lexington College is the women’s hospitality management college in the United States. The College grants a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Hospitality Management and an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Hospitality Management. Students pursuing the BAS select a concentration in Hotel and Lodging Management, Restaurant and Food Services Management, Event Planning, Culinary Arts, Health Care and Wellness, Nutritional Studies, and Catering Management.

School Highlights

School Overview

Lexington College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty- staff123 staff
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Student Body

The Lexington College diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 51% over five years.
Total Enrollment-3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:135:1
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# Full-Time Students-1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students-2,613 students
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% Asian
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4%
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% Hispanic
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16%
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% Black
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14%
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% White
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60%
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% Two or more races
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1%
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% Non Resident races
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Diversity Score1.000.59
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2011)$8,367$3,500
Acceptance Rate45%83%
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ACT Total Avg.7051
ACT Composite2117
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ACT English2117
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ACT Math2017
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Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Lexington College is located in the heart of Chicago, the convention capital of the United States. Chicago is home to some of the world's finest restaurants and hotels – a perfect location for a hospitality management college. Lexington College is a single-purpose college awarding a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Hospitality Management and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Hospitality Management. The seven concentrations are: Hotel & Lodging Management, Restaurant & Food Service Management, Event Planning, Culinary Arts, Health Care & Wellness, Nutritional Studies, and Catering Management. Lexington's academic year is divided into two semesters, spring and fall. The curriculum offered at Lexington College prepares students for professional careers in the hospitality industry. College courses foster critical thinking, reasoning, intellectual curiosity, a knowledge of culture, and an understanding of diversity. These courses equip students with skills and ways of thinking that facilitate life long learning and good habits of integrity and service that will allow them to achieve in management and leadership positions in their workplace and community. At Lexington, class size is limited so students receive the personalized attention they need to make their college years a success. Lexington College is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Lexington College is Coyne College (0.7 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,978 per year for in-state students and $10,454 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,527 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.