International College of Hospitality Management, Cesar Ritz: Narrative Description

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INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT, CESAR RITZ B-10

1760 Mapleton Ave.
Suffield, CT 06078
Tel: (860)668-3515
Free: 800-955-0809
Fax: (860)668-3518
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ichm.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1992. Setting: 56-acre small town campus with easy access to New York City or Boston, MA. Educational spending 2003-04: $2857 per student. Total enrollment: 116. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 6:1. 35 applied, 77% were admitted. Full-time: 116 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 6 states and territories, 34 other countries, 50% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 6% black, 16% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 51% international, 14% 25 or older, 90% live on campus, 16% transferred in. Core. Calendar: continuous. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, 2 recommendations. Recommended: interview, SAT. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $100. Comprehensive fee: $20,878 includes full-time tuition ($15,900) and college room and board ($4978).

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 7 open to all; 100% of eligible men and 100% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: student committee, student newsletter, yearbook committee, Ritz Guild, Student Ambassadors. Major annual events: Career Day/Job Fair, formal theme banquets, college open houses. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, weekend patrols by trained security personnel. Option: coed housing available. International College of Hospitality Management Library with 10,000 books, 50 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $44,000. 23 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.