International College of Hospitality Management, &ITCESAR Ritz&RO: Narrative Description

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101 Wykeham Rd.
Washington, CT 06793-1300
Tel: (860)868-9555; 800-955-0809; Admissions: (860)868-9555; Fax: (860)868-2114; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, primarily 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1992. Setting: 27-acre small town campus with easy access to New York City. Educational spending 2002-03: $2857 per student. Total enrollment: 116. 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, 0% Hispanic, 6% black, 23% 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 I. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

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 11,000 books, 50 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $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.

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