Kendall College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,793
2017 Average Net Price
$30,324
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
10.3%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
1,027
56.1% Full-Time

About

Kendall College is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2017, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Kendall College were General Hospitality Management (104 degrees awarded), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (84 degrees), and General Business (35 degrees).

In 2017, 350 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kendall College. 68.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (141 degrees), 3.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kendall College is $18,793, which is $−9,537 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2017, the median undergraduate tuition at Kendall College is $18,793

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,324.

In 2017, 58% of undergraduate students attending Kendall College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$18,793
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Kendall College was $18,793.

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Average Net Price

$30,324
2017 Value
7.33%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Kendall College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,324. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Kendall College grew by 7.33%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Kendall College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.33% with respect to 2016, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10.3%
2015 Default Rate
71
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Kendall College was 10.3%, which represents 71 out of the 692 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Kendall College had a total enrollment of 1,027 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Kendall College is 576 students and the part-time enrollment is 451. This means that 56.1% of students enrolled at Kendall College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kendall College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.3% White, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14.6% Black or African American, 2.53% Asian, 1.56% Two or More Races, 0.195% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0974% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Kendall College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (10.8%) and White Male (10.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kendall College in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,027 students. The full-time enrollment at Kendall College is 576 and the part-time enrollment is 451. This means that 56.1% of students enrolled at Kendall College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Kendall College was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Kendall College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    414 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    168 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    150 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Kendall College is 40.3% White, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14.6% Black or African American, 2.53% Asian, 1.56% Two or More Races, 0.195% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0974% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 29 students (2.82%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 132 more women than men received degrees from Kendall College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kendall College is white (141 degrees awarded). There were 3.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kendall College is General Hospitality Management (104 degrees awarded), followed by Early Childhood Education & Teaching (84 degrees) and General Business (35 degrees).

In 2017,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Kendall College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (127 degrees awarded), Education (84 degrees), and Business (139 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kendall College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Kendall College in 2017 are Personal & Culinary Services (127 degrees awarded), Education (84 degrees), and Business (139 degrees) (as of 2017).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kendall College are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Kendall College are Personal & Culinary Services (127 degrees awarded), Education (84 degrees), and Business (139 degrees) (as of 2017).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kendall College are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Kendall College are Personal & Culinary Services (127 degrees awarded), Education (84 degrees), and Business (139 degrees) (as of 2017).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Kendall College.
Most Common (2017)
  1. 104 degrees awarded
  2. 84 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kendall College was General Hospitality Management with 104 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

109
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2017
241
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2017

In 2017, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Kendall College, which is 0.452 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (241).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Kendall College in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.06 times more than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Kendall College in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 27 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Kendall College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    141 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kendall College is white (141 degrees awarded). There were 3.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

2% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2017)
  1. White Female
    103 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    38 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kendall College is white female (103 degrees awarded). There were 2.71 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (38 degrees).

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Operations

Kendall College employs 10 Assistant professors, 8 Lecturers and 4 Associate professors. Most academics at Kendall College are Male Lecturer (6), Male Assistant professor (5), and Female Assistant professor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kendall College are: Management, with 39 employees, Sales and related, with 15 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$12.3M
2017 Salaries
6.56%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Kendall College paid a median of $12.3M in salaries, a 6.56% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.58M
Instructional Salaries
23
Number of Employees

In 2017, Kendall College paid a total of $1.58M to 23 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kendall College were Assistant professor with 10 employees, Lecturer with 8 employees, and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kendall College were Management with 39 employees, Sales and related with 15 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Male Lecturer
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kendall College was Male Lecturer with 6 employees, Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Kendall College.

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