36 months
12666 USD/year
10260 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Immerse yourself in the business and craft of hospitality. With our bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management at Kendall College, you’ll learn through in-class collaborative projects.

Visit the official programme website for more information


At Kendall College of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management , we help prepare you for a future in any facet of the hospitality industry. Our students are passionate about hospitality, whether they want to successfully manage a large hotel or resort operations, organize corporate meetings, plan weddings and events or become the next sommelier.


All students complete the same core courses in Hospitality Management at Kendall College, and select one of the following concentrations:

  • Hotel & Lodging Management
  • Event Planning
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Tourism


Kendall College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring the Hospitality Industry
  • Principles of Management for Hospitality
  • Leading the Service Experience
  • Hospitality Sales and Marketing
  • Hospitality Financial Management
  • Senior Integrative Project (Capstone)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete application.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions where you registered and/or attended. In order to be considered official, transcripts must arrive in envelopes sealed by the issuing institution.
  • Applicants with less than 10 semester hours of transferable college credit must submit an official high school transcript, sealed in the original envelope with graduation date posted.
  • Official military transcripts, military certificates (including Army, Navy, Marine Joint Services or CCAS-Air Force transcripts), nationally recognized certificates and CLEP/DANTES test scores may also be submitted for evaluation.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6333 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    10260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5130 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


10% Automatic Opportunity Scholarship 

  • Applies to All NLU Undergraduate Programs including Hospitality Management
  • Eligible to Freshman and Transfer Students

25% Automatic Opportunity Scholarship 

  • Applies to All Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Programs
  • Eligible to Freshman and Transfer Students

50% #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship 

  • Awarded to Two Students Every Fall Term
  • Eligible to Freshman Undergraduate Students Only
  • Deadline is July 1st

Work, Learn, and Earn Program

  • Working 20 to 40 hours per week embedded into your curriculum
  • Apply the skills and information you learn in your classroom to your paid workplace
  • Work under contract renewable annually for up to three years paid at marketable rates

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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