Kendall College

900 N. North Branch St., Chicago, IL

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Kendall College is a private university in Chicago.  In August of 2018, National Louis University completed the merger of Kendall College.  This formal process created the Kendall College of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management at National Louis University.

Kendall College has a large number of majors and areas of concentration for students to consider.  The school is located in Chicago, Illinois, in a predominantly urban area. Over two thousand students enroll at Kendall College yearly.

A list of some of the programs offered are:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Hospitality Administration
  • Business Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Food Preparation and Professional Cooking
  • Baking And Pastry

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions office.

The cost of tuition is nearly $19,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their costs. On-campus housing is available for students and costs about $11,000 for the year. Some students at Kendall College may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

Students should take a look at the school's site at to view additional information.  Prospective students may also learn more about various degree programs and career pathways via our portal & learning tools.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the applicants Kendall College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Kendall College is around 1,300 students, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $18,000-$22,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $520-$620 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid66%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships65%$7,129
Receiving Student Loans51%$6,579
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Kendall College may offer services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Kendall College has an overall graduation rate which is around 37%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years16%
Graduating in 5 Years3%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Kendall College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies


Personal and Culinary Services

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Kendall College for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map