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 4,700 restaurants, 29 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 be part of Chicago’s rich cultural and entertainment scene.
Why Study in Chicago?
43.6 million visitors each year
More than 4,700 restaurants are in Chicago
25 restaurants earned a Michelin star in the 2014 Chicago Michelin guide
Chicago is home to McCormick Place, the largest convention center in the world
3rd most visited U.S. city for business travel
29 Fortune 500 Companies in the city
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
26 miles of lakefront
Chicago has more than 200 theaters and nearly 200 art galleries
With 26 miles of lakefront and 552 parks, you can experience the outdoors right in the city