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Hospitality Schools in Chicago, Illinois

There are 12 schools conveniently located near Chicago, IL offering hospitality programs. 383 students graduated with degrees from Chicago hospitality schools in 2010. 186 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 100 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 332 students graduate from hospitality programs in Chicago every year. This accounts for 81% of students who Illinois schools graduate from hospitality programs. Out of those, 100 students graduated with hospitality certificates, 78 with an associate's level degree, 186 with a bachelor's level degree, and 19 with a degree at the master's level.

12 hospitality schools are in Chicago. And of these, while three schools are private, nine schools are public. Public hospitality school tuition is $6,181, while tuition at a private hospitality school varies from $19,225 to $24,500.

Average tuition for programs in hospitality is $17,212. While the lowest tuition in Chicago, which is $6,181 each year, is at Purdue University-Calumet, the highest tuition for hospitality programs, which is $24,500 per year, is at Lexington College.

Hospitality schools in Chicago offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Hospitality Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chicago, Illinois

On average, 332 students graduate from hospitality programs in Chicago every year. This accounts for 81% of students who Illinois schools graduate from hospitality programs. Out of those, 100 students graduated with hospitality certificates, 78 with an associate's level degree, 186 with a bachelor's level degree, and 19 with a degree at the master's level.

Hospitality Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chicago, Illinois

  • Certificate 2006: 58
  • Certificate 2007: 64
  • Certificate 2008: 69
  • Certificate 2009: 80
  • Certificate 2010: 100
  • Associate 2006: 72
  • Associate 2007: 89
  • Associate 2008: 94
  • Associate 2009: 64
  • Associate 2010: 78
  • Bachelor 2006: 91
  • Bachelor 2007: 64
  • Bachelor 2008: 104
  • Bachelor 2009: 155
  • Bachelor 2010: 186
  • Master 2006: 10
  • Master 2007: 8
  • Master 2008: 15
  • Master 2009: 19
  • Master 2010: 19

Hospitality Program Availability in Chicago, Illinois

Schools in Chicago offer a total of 32 hospitality programs. Of these programs, approximately 43.8% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Hospitality Program Availability in Chicago, Illinois

  • Certificate: 14
  • Associate: 13
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 1

Travel Guides — Salary by Percentile

Travel Guides — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18800
  • 25th Percentile: 36440
  • Median: 45740
  • 75th Percentile: 56250
  • 90th Percentile: 80070

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20790
  • 25th Percentile: 27580
  • Median: 45520
  • 75th Percentile: 55020
  • 90th Percentile: 59400

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28230
  • 25th Percentile: 36370
  • Median: 49520
  • 75th Percentile: 64000
  • 90th Percentile: 82760

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Salary by Percentile

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17500
  • 25th Percentile: 18220
  • Median: 19490
  • 75th Percentile: 23020
  • 90th Percentile: 26210

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18470
  • 25th Percentile: 20050
  • Median: 22530
  • 75th Percentile: 26360
  • 90th Percentile: 31350

Gaming Managers — Salary by Percentile

Gaming Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 68380
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21500
  • 25th Percentile: 28330
  • Median: 35820
  • 75th Percentile: 42580
  • 90th Percentile: 48350

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27380
  • 25th Percentile: 34220
  • Median: 43780
  • 75th Percentile: 68450
  • 90th Percentile: 117960

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21560
  • 25th Percentile: 26230
  • Median: 30620
  • 75th Percentile: 36470
  • 90th Percentile: 42420

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19510
  • 25th Percentile: 34330
  • Median: 50870
  • 75th Percentile: 68720
  • 90th Percentile: 84540

Travel Guides — Employment Trend

Travel Guides — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28070
  • Median Salary 2007: 30230
  • Median Salary 2008: 32140
  • Median Salary 2009: 32340
  • Median Salary 2010: 45740
  • Total Employed 2006: 25
  • Total Employed 2007: 25
  • Total Employed 2008: 35
  • Total Employed 2009: 35
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Concierges — Employment Trend

Concierges — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25560
  • Median Salary 2007: 27660
  • Median Salary 2008: 29380
  • Median Salary 2009: 29660
  • Median Salary 2010: 30620
  • Total Employed 2006: 1140
  • Total Employed 2007: 1320
  • Total Employed 2008: 1150
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 700

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18200
  • Median Salary 2007: 20240
  • Median Salary 2008: 21030
  • Median Salary 2009: 33275
  • Median Salary 2010: 45520
  • Total Employed 2006: 720
  • Total Employed 2007: 940
  • Total Employed 2008: 990
  • Total Employed 2009: 1010
  • Total Employed 2010: 930

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Employment Trend

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16760
  • Median Salary 2007: 17900
  • Median Salary 2008: 19170
  • Median Salary 2009: 19550
  • Median Salary 2010: 19490
  • Total Employed 2006: 9000
  • Total Employed 2007: 7950
  • Total Employed 2008: 8810
  • Total Employed 2009: 8030
  • Total Employed 2010: 8500

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20220
  • Median Salary 2007: 21010
  • Median Salary 2008: 21670
  • Median Salary 2009: 22340
  • Median Salary 2010: 22530
  • Total Employed 2006: 3310
  • Total Employed 2007: 3310
  • Total Employed 2008: 3540
  • Total Employed 2009: 3340
  • Total Employed 2010: 3130

Gaming Managers — Employment Trend

Gaming Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63450
  • Median Salary 2007: 63880
  • Median Salary 2008: 69740
  • Median Salary 2009: 68810
  • Median Salary 2010: 68380
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 45
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25930
  • Median Salary 2007: 31330
  • Median Salary 2008: 33000
  • Median Salary 2009: 35070
  • Median Salary 2010: 35820
  • Total Employed 2006: 5300
  • Total Employed 2007: 4530
  • Total Employed 2008: 4400
  • Total Employed 2009: 3650
  • Total Employed 2010: 3850

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51280
  • Median Salary 2007: 51510
  • Median Salary 2008: 44530
  • Median Salary 2009: 45610
  • Median Salary 2010: 43780
  • Total Employed 2006: 540
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 620
  • Total Employed 2009: 630
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42990
  • Median Salary 2007: 44510
  • Median Salary 2008: 46310
  • Median Salary 2009: 48840
  • Median Salary 2010: 49520
  • Total Employed 2006: 3730
  • Total Employed 2007: 4290
  • Total Employed 2008: 5020
  • Total Employed 2009: 4460
  • Total Employed 2010: 4580

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51550
  • Median Salary 2007: 47680
  • Median Salary 2008: 47550
  • Median Salary 2009: 51570
  • Median Salary 2010: 50870
  • Total Employed 2006: 1840
  • Total Employed 2007: 2110
  • Total Employed 2008: 2110
  • Total Employed 2009: 2265
  • Total Employed 2010: 2505

Chicago vs Illinois Hospitality Employment

Chicago vs Illinois Hospitality Employment

  • Employed in Chicago: 66.671% (24835)

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1. Kendall College

900 N. North Branch St.
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 752-2000

Kendall College, which is located just 34.9 miles from neighboring Carpentersville, is just a short commute away from within Chicago and it offers one program in hospitality. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution and this school is one out of five Chicago institutions offering hospitality.

2. Lexington College

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

Lexington College, which is located 25.6 miles from neighboring Buffalo Grove, is just a short commute away from within Chicago. This school offers two hospitality programs. More specifically, this school offers one associate's level degree in hospitality to students and one bachelor's level degree in hospitality. This school ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in Chicago, IL.

3. Ellis University

111 N Canal St Ste 380
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 669-5000

Founded in 2008, Ellis University is a 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. This school offers subjects including forensic accounting and teaching. This very small school offers one certificate, two associates level degrees, 11 degrees at the bachelors level, and five degrees at the masters level to students. 1,338 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission. Ellis is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

4. Roosevelt University

430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605-1394
(312) 341-3500

Roosevelt University, which is just 26.0 miles from neighboring Bolingbrook, is located just a short commute away from within Chicago. It offers four programs in hospitality. More specifically, this school offers two certificates in hospitality to students, one bachelor's level hospitality degree, and one master's level degree in hospitality. It is a 4-year institution and Roosevelt is one out of eight Chicago institutions offering hospitality.

5. DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000

Founded in 1898, DePaul University is a 4-year institution. It is located in the center of Chicago. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois. Students are offered 16 certificates, 102 bachelors level degrees, 120 masters level degrees, and nine doctoral level degrees by it. 25,145 students pursued degrees from the 170 programs at DePaul in 2010. This big school offers subjects including healthcare management and game development. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

6. Northwestern College

4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630
(773) 777-4220

Founded in 1902, Northwestern College is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 9.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. This school offers 14 certificates and 18 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 842 students sought degrees from the 21 programs at this school. This liberal arts college offers subjects including allied health, video game design, and pharmacy technology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

7. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

30 E Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601-2449
(312) 553-5600

City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College, which is located just 23.4 miles from Wheeling, is just a short commute away from within Chicago. This college offers two hospitality programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in hospitality to students and one hospitality degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution and it is one out of six institutions in Chicago, IL offering hospitality.

8. Robert Morris University Illinois

401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 935-6800

Founded in 1913, Robert Morris University Illinois is a 4-year institution. This school is located in the center of Chicago. Students are offered 12 certificates, 19 degrees at the associates level, four degrees at the bachelors level, and three degrees at the masters level by this school. 4,558 students pursued degrees from the 24 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as nursing, design, and business. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.