Lexington College is the Premier Hospitality Management College for Women.
The college grants a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Hospitality Management and an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Hospitality Management. Students pursuing the BAS degree have the opportunity to specialize in the following areas: Hotel & Lodging Management, Restaurant & Foodservice Management, Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry, Gastronomy: Food & Culture, Event Planning, Travel & Tourism, Catering Management, Health Care & Wellness, and Nutritional Studies.
Lexington College is Located in the Vibrant West Loop Neighborhood of Chicago.
Chicago's West Loop is a perfect location for a hospitality management college. Lexington students experience the culture, entertainment and cuisine of the West Loop & the entire city as part of course work and student activities. Our campus faces Chicago's notable skyline and has easy access to public transportation.
"The West Loop is known for its award-winning restaurants, burgeoning art gallery district, boutiques and unique residential loft-style living. Reminiscent of the SoHo area in New York City, the West Loop is one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in Chicago." (West Loop Community Organization). Learn more about the West Loop neighborhood here!
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 few hospitality schools in Chicago that is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. To view the Higher Learning Commission’s Self Study Report, click here.
As a student pursuing a Bachelor's degree, you will complete two professional internships throughout the course of your studies. These real work experiences through our Internship Program will help you refine your goals and start your career right after graduation.
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.