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Explore the Globe

Kendall is part of Laureate International Universities, a network of more than 75 institutions in 29 countries. Students from more than 80 countries have enrolled at Kendall and more than 1,200 students participate in Kendall Culinary Certificate programs at 19 affiliate campuses throughout the world! With these connections, a global perspective is incorporated into the Kendall experience, giving our students a competitive edge in the workforce.

   

For 80 years, Kendall College has been offering engaging, specialized fields of study with a strong emphasis on immersive learning geared to your academic, personal and professional success.

Whether you choose Kendall’s acclaimed School of Culinary Arts, world-renowned School of Hospitality Management, innovative International School of Business, or well-established School of Education, our programs encourage exploration of your talents, interests and passions.

At Kendall College, it’s all about passion. Committed to the professional development of its students, Kendall delivers prepared, polished and creative-thinking problem solvers into the marketplace.

United by passion and a vision for the future, students come to Kendall and experience:

Relevant Coursework Taught by Experienced Faculty

Our programs deliver practical, proven and current material to help you enter the field prepared. At Kendall you’ll:

  • Get started fast. Core classes from your program of choice start in the very first term.
  • Learn from professionals. Our instructors are experienced professional and most continue to practice in their fields, so you will get the benefit of their expertise.
  • Receive individual attention. We keep classes small to ensure personal attention and support.
  • Gain valuable experience through required internships. Learning by doing is an essential aspect of all Kendall programs. You will participate in, at least one, internship or practicum, and put classroom-learned knowledge immediately into practice.
  • Have access to study abroad programs, internships, and professional opportunities in Europe, Latin American, Asia, and Australia.

Creative, Collaborative Learning Environment

At Kendall, we focus on your professional development and go beyond traditional learning to help you cultivate essential interpersonal and communication skills that are valuable in all industries and provide a real advantage in the workplace.

We will encourage creativity, challenge your expectations and foster a team culture to help you develop a range of experiences.

Our beautifully renovated campus features contemporary classrooms, professional-grade kitchens and wireless technology, providing an atmosphere that is supportive to your learning

Our goal is to give every student at Kendall the tools necessary to enter the workforce with confidence, knowledge, and passion. Kendall students are ready for the world. Are you ready to join them?

Learn more about Kendall’s rich history and listen to what our students and alumni say about their experience at Kendall. Watch the video testimonials below.

President's Welcome

Welcome to Kendall College, where students turn their passions into professions.

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Mission

Learn about Kendall College’s Focus and Strategic Priorities.

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Leadership

Meet the College Officers and Board of Directors of Kendall College.

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History

Celebrating 80 Years of Rich Academic History.

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Laureate Network

At Kendall, the world can be your classroom through the Laureate Network.

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Awards & Recognition

Students, alumni and faculty have helped Kendall College become one of the most respected institutions of higher education in the nation.

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Accreditation

Kendall College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

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Partners

See our partners and learn how you can become a partner.

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City Living & Learning

Learn about Chicago, one of the world’s most vibrant hospitality and business centers.

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Kendall College Trust

The Kendall College Trust is dedicated to providing financial support for students of need enrolled in career programs.

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News

Get the latest news from Kendall College.

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On Campus Events

Learn about the latest Campus Events.

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Employment

Joining us, you will be a part of an institution with a strong culture that encourages open communication and teamwork.

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Why Kendall College

What Our Students Say

"The coursework as well as the real-world experiences that I gained during my time at Kendall prepared me for the fast paced, thinking on your feet, and sometimes grueling industry we all love."

- KATIE GRAHAM, HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT, '11

What Our Students Say
 
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