Chicago – A Great Place to Live, Learn and Explore
Kendall College is ideally situated in one of the most vibrant hospitality and business centers in the world. The city of Chicago is home to more than 7,300 restaurants, 33 of the Fortune 500 companies and world class event and convention centers. There are plenty of opportunities to intern and work in some of the world’s leading hotels, companies and restaurants. Chicago is a popular tourist destination where students can enjoy concerts, museums, shopping and miles of beaches along the Lake Michigan. When you study at Kendall you will part of Chicago’s rich cultural and entertainment scene.
Why Study in Chicago?
More than 9.5 million residents
43.6 million visitors each year
700 hotels with 110,000 guest rooms
Home to McCormick Place, the largest convention center in the world
3rd most visited U.S. city for business travel
33 Fortune 500 Companies in Illinois
Chicago ranks 2nd on number of fastest growing small businesses
after New York City
4,493 Illinois public schools
3,000 licensed day care centers and 8,000 licensed day care homes in Illinois
Sources: World Business Chicago, Choose Chicago, City of Chicago, ISBE, State of Illinois
Kendall College 900 N. North Branch Street Chicago, IL 60642 (map)