Kendall is part of Laureate International Universities, a network of more than 70 campus-based and online universities offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs to over 1,000,000 students around the world. Our students are part of an international, academic community that spans 25 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. 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.
Inspiring Students since 1934
About Kendall College
Kendall College is a private institution of higher learning that offers students undergraduate degrees in business, culinary arts, early childhood education, and hospitality management. Founded in 1934, the institution is located in Chicago, Illinois, and is ranked the number one program in Chicago for preparing students for careers in culinary arts and hospitality management by Chicago Michelin Guide restaurants and Chicago’s leading hotels (KTNS Survey, 2017). The curriculum at Kendall College provides strong academic education combined with transformative practical experience to effectively prepare students to become leaders in their professions.
As part of the Laureate International Universities global network of more than 70 campus-based and online universities, Kendall College provides students with a range of U.S. and international opportunities for expanded education and professional experiences.
Kendall College serves more than 1,500 students each year, representing nearly 50 countries around the world. With more than 30 full-time faculty members and more than 180 core-contributing faculty members, Kendall College boasts an average class size of 17 and a faculty-to-student ratio of 1:9. The Kendall College alumni network includes nearly 10,000 professionals.
"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
"I am so glad that I made the decision to go to Kendall College. I really feel that everybody supports me. Even though I am far away from home I feel that I am with family right now because I receive support and help 24/7. I really love this place. Everything that I wanted from a college is at Kendall College."
- ZHANNA DIYAROVA, BUSINESS, '16
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