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Lexington College

Lexington College is college with 55 students located in Chicago, IL.

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Lexington College is the women's hospitality management college in the United States. The College grants a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Hospitality Management and an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Hospitality Management degree. Students pursuing the BAS select a concentration in culinary arts, event planning, hotel/restaurant management, or health care and wellness.

Lexington College is located in the heart of Chicago, the convention capital of the United States. Chicago is home to some of the world's finest restaurants and hotels - a perfect location for a hospitality management college.

Courses at Lexington prepare graduates for professional careers in the ever-expanding hospitality industry.

At Lexington, class size is limited so students receive the personalized attention they need to make their college years a success. Lexington College is one of the only hospitality schools in Chicago that is fully acredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

To view the Higher Learning Commission's Self Study Report, click here.

Lexington students gain first-hand experience through the Internship Program. Lexington students work in areas of their choice where they apply the knowledge they have learned in the classroom.

Lexington's service philosophy is cultivated in and outside of the classroom. Students participate in various College programs and community service projects throughout the academic year.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 55
Gender 0% Male / 100% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 82% Full Time / 18% Part Time
Geography 85% In State / 15% Out of State / 3% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 71% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 39%
International 3%
Hispanic/Latino 27%
Black or African American 26%
Asian 5%

Activities

Student Publications: Lexicom

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Student Newspaper

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: tutoring remedial instruction study skills assistance learning center reduced course load writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates chaplain/spiritual director women's services
  • Facilities: culinary lab, student-managed business, dining room lab
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cooperative education internships independent study student-designed major
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Hospitality Administration/Management (90%), Hospitality Administration/Management (10%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to serve as general managers and directors of hospitality operations on a system-wide basis, including both travel arrangements and promotion and the provision of traveler facilities. Includes instruction in principles of operations in the travel and tourism, hotel and lodging facilities, food services, and recreation facilities industries; hospitality marketing strategies; hospitality planning; management and coordination of franchise and unit operations; business management; accounting and financial management; hospitality transportation and logistics; and hospitality industry policies and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Food Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.
Lodging Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to serve as general managers and directors of hospitality operations on a system-wide basis, including both travel arrangements and promotion and the provision of traveler facilities. Includes instruction in principles of operations in the travel and tourism, hotel and lodging facilities, food services, and recreation facilities industries; hospitality marketing strategies; hospitality planning; management and coordination of franchise and unit operations; business management; accounting and financial management; hospitality transportation and logistics; and hospitality industry policies and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Food Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.
Lodging Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations.

Administration & Faculty

President Mary Hunt
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 3
Student : Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 33 : 66
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 89.2% accepted of 37 applications

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite15 - 20
English14 - 20
Math15 - 20
 

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Standardized Test Scores, Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Application Essay, Academic GPA

Important: Recommendations, Level Of Applicants Interest, Interview

Also Considered: Work Experience, Volunteer Work, Talent Ability, Geographical Residence, First Generation College Student, Extracurricular Activities, Character Personal Qualities, Alumni Relation

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
English 0 4
Math 0 2
Science 0 2
Social Studies 0 2

Other Application Information: Single Highest Test Date SAT or ACT

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $25,648 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $25,002
$30K-$48K $23,284
$48K-$75K $24,944
$110K+ $31,354

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $23,500, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $23,500 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,325 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $10,500
Books $1,500 $1,500
Total (before financial aid) $26,325 $36,825

Students Receiving Aid

100% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 100% $5,805
Federal Scholarships/Grants 71% $4,035
Institutional Grants 100% $6,714
Other Federal Grants 29% $775
Pell Grants 71% $3,725
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 57% $4,130
Student Loans 100% $5,805

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.lexingtoncollege.edu/preview/mvc/pageserver.article/financial-aid:financialaid.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.lexingtoncollege.edu/mvc/pageserver.article/net-price-calculator:financialaid.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

12% of students graduated on time.

50% of students graduated in six years.

86% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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