Exceptional Academic Program
A degree from Lexington prepares you for a great career, but also for life. Lexington’s rich academic program is carefully balanced so that you gain valuable knowledge about business management, the hotel and restaurant industry, event planning, communications, ethics, humanities, and culinary arts.
Our faculty are experts! All of our faculty members hold advanced degrees or certifications and many are currently working in the industry. Each instructor is committed to teaching and serving as a professional role model and mentor for Lexington women. At Lexington, all of your classes are taught by faculty, not teaching assistants.
Our alums include Maren Delaney ’05, Director of Revenue Management at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, and Mary Fricano ’06, Food and Beverage Manager for the Milwaukee Athletic Club.
100% Job Placement and Many Career Options
Lexington women work for top companies such as: Marriott, Hyatt and Hilton Hotels, and Kehoe Designs. Graduates work as managers, supervisors, and entrepreneurs. Because the hospitality industry is so large and varied, as a Lexington graduate, you have many exciting career choices!
As a student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, you will complete two professional internships throughout the course of your studies. These real work experiences will help you refine your goals and start your career right after graduation!
At Lexington, you are recognized for your individual talents and contributions. Lexington’s small classes mean that you receive personal attention and your voice is heard. Most classes have fewer than twenty students; seminars are even more personalized with a maximum of ten students.
As a student at Lexington, you will have an advisor who meets with you periodically to set personal and professional goals and to make concrete plans for your academic success. Your advisor will help you navigate through college life and connect you with mentors who are ready to help you achieve your goals.
Located in Chicago
Lexington is located in Chicago’s West Loop, the city’s popular neighborhood for internationally acclaimed restaurants, art galleries and new concept hotels. Experience the culture, entertainment and cuisine of the entire city as part of course work and student activities. Our campus faces the downtown skyline and has easy access to public transportation.
Many Scholarship Opportunities
Lexington is a private college dedicated to helping you fund your education. We offer a variety of scholarships, grants, and financial aid options. Many Lexington students win scholarships from industry organizations, like the National Restaurant Association and the American Hotel and Lodging Association.