Located near the center of Chicago, Kendall is ideally situated in one of the biggest business and hospitality centers in the United States. With over 4,700 restaurants, 77 distinct neighborhoods, 33 Fortune 500 companies and a vast array of hotels, event venues, and convention centers, Chicago is a living classroom that gives our students the opportunity to learn from their surroundings. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in US, Chicago’s vibrant and diverse cultural, entertainment and art scenes are the perfect backdrop for the Kendall students eager to learn and explore. Explore entertainment, demographics, dining and much more at Chicago City Guide and Chicago Living.
Notable Destinations Near Our Campus
Chicago is easy to access via bus or train. The Chicago Public Transportation system is easy to navigate and a transit pass for unlimited bus and rail system use is included in your tuition and fees when classes are in session. The Metrarail also allows student to commute to campus from nearby suburbs.
Concerts, Events and Nightlife
Chicago is famous for all different types of music and is home to many large music festivals throughout the year. Concerts are often held downtown in Millennium Park or at intimate neighborhood clubs around the city. In the summer, students can attend neighborhood festivals just about every weekend. See what's happening in Chicago this weekend at chicago.metromix.com.
Our student housing is located close to many forms of public transportation, enabling students to get around the city with ease.
Chicago is home to several sports teams, passionate fans and a 2015 Stanley Cup victory. Student life hosts several trips to games throughout the year. Students wanting to participate in the action can join intramural sports leagues during every season.
Chicago is located on Lake Michigan, making it easy for students to stroll the shoreline, kayak or bike down the 18 mile lakefront trail. With over 7,600 acres of parkland, you will never have to stray far to connect with nature.
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All representations made here are subject to change due to the pending NLU transition
NLU TRANSITION - Kendall and National Louis University have announced the transfer of Kendall's current programs to NLU, subject to regulatory approvals, expected to be determined later in 2018. Statement