Lexington College: Narrative Description

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310 South Peoria St., Ste. 512
Chicago, IL 60607-3534
Tel: (312)226-6294
Fax: (312)226-6405
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://lexingtoncollege.edu/general-education.htm


Independent, 4-year, women only. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1977. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $29,600. Research spending 2003-04: $8500. Educational spending 2003-04: $6329 per student. Total enrollment: 49. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 5:1. 49 applied, 53% were admitted. 15% from top 10% of their high school class, 23% from top quarter, 77% from top half. Full-time: 39 students. Part-time: 10 students. Students come from 4 states and territories, 3 other countries, 12% from out-of-state, 31% Hispanic, 45% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 33% 25 or older, 16% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, independent study, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, minimum ACT score of 18 or minimum SAT score of 1000, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: 2 recommendations. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. One-time mandatory fee: $50. Tuition: $14,490 full-time, $450 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $847 full-time, $180 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Major annual events: cultural appreciation events, Taste of Lexington, Christmas Party. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, patrols by municipal security personnel. College housing not available. Lexington College Library with 3,000 books, 40 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $83,845. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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