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Lexington College is a women's college with a Catholic inspiration located in Chicago, Illinois. The curriculum is focused entirely on hospitality management studies. As of 2006[update], the college had 56 students and a student-to-faculty ratio of 7:1.

All students graduating from Lexington receive either the Bachelor of Applied Science or the Associate of Applied Science. Students can major in Hospitality Management with a concentration in culinary arts, hotel/restaurant management, event planning, or health care and wellness. Students must complete one (A.A.S.) or two (B.A.S.) internships while attending Lexington in order to receive their degrees. The programs as well as the college are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

The college is affiliated with Opus Dei, saying it "is inspired by the social teachings of the Catholic Church and entrusts its doctrinal and spiritual formation" to the personal prelature.

Lexington is classified as a Minority Serving Institution, since its 39% Hispanic population within the student body is far outside the national average. The school is also 44% black, but is not considered a historically black college.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $23,500.00 avg tuition

310 South Peoria Ste. 512
Chicago, IL 60607-3534
(312) 226-6294

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Areas of Study:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
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Lexington College

Applied 68
Admitted 20 29%
Enrolled total 10
Full Time: 10
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 17 21
ACT English 14 20
ACT Math 15 19
ACT Writing 6 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 60%
4-year graduation rate 0%
6-year graduation rate 13%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Lexington College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $23,500.00 $23,500.00 $23,500.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,200.00 $1,200.00 $1,200.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $790.00 $790.00 $790.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $13,000.00 $3,800.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $3,800.00 $3,800.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,500.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $11,586.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 82%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,135.00

Lexington College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X X

Scholarships for Students in Illinois

Name Amount Deadline
Peters Foundation Scholarship Up to $5,000 April 01, 2017
Muddy Waters Scholarship $2,000 April 30, 2017
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Richard J. Schnell Memorial Scholarship Varies July 01, 2017

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