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Chicago Loop

Westwood's Chicago Loop college has everything to offer that a prospective student could want! As the largest city in the Midwest, Chicago, Illinois is a veritable mecca of transportation, industry, politics, culture, recreation, finance, medicine and higher education.

Students who attend colleges in downtown Chicago will soon discover why the city is renowned for its fascinating display of modern architecture, including houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and the 110-story Sears Tower, which is the tallest building in the United States. Westwood's Chicago Loop college is located in 60602, named the hottest zip code in the country by Forbes Magazine due to the great number of upscale buildings. The Chicago Loop, or the downtown area of Chicago, is home to the corporate headquarters of several major American companies, as well as many of the United States' most crucial commodity markets. In combination, these corporations and markets manage the buying and selling of over 33% of commercial and agricultural products worldwide.

To a student of this Chicago Loop college, the city provides limitless entertainment options. Students that attend Westwood's Chicago Loop campus can enjoy the city's rich musical history that is still present to this day. Catch a jazz, blues, soul, gospel, hip-hop or house show any night of the week at numerous clubs and venues in the downtown area. Close proximity to Lake Michigan and two rivers, Chicago River and Calumet River, allows for numerous aquatic activities-scuba diving, kayaking, swimming and lake front dinner cruises.

If you'd rather watch sports than partake in them, you'll never run out of options in Chicago! Westwood's Chicago Loop college is close by to numerous sports stadiums and arenas: Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears; Wrigley Field, where the Chicago Cubs play; U.S. Cellular Field, housing the Chicago White Sox; and United Center, the Chicago Bulls residence. Still haven't lost your voice from cheering? Try attending a Chicago Blackhawks game, Chicago Fire match or any number of minor league games.

Chicago is also famous for its food, particularly the Chicago deep dish pizza and Chicago hot dog-a boiled or steamed dog on a poppy seed bun, piled high with mustard, onion, sweet relish, dill pickle, tomato, peppers and celery salt, but never ketchup. Each June, students attending colleges in downtown Chicago can tickle their taste buds at the Taste of Chicago festival, where just about every local restaurant showcases their edible goodies.

Besides being the third largest city, Chicago boasts a number of other top recognitions within the United States-third largest city for conventions, third largest gross metropolitan product, second largest central business district, most balanced economy due to high levels of diversification and largest high-tech industry and employment opportunities. Apart from the technology industry, students that graduate from Westwood's Chicago Loop college can enter manufacturing (of chemicals, metals, machinery or consumer electronics), printing and publishing, food processing or medical products and services-all major contributors to Chicago's economy. Entertainment and employment opportunities abound for the alumni of colleges in downtown Chicago.

The Westwood Chicago Loop college is situated on prime real estate for partaking in all that Chicago has to offer. It is located only two blocks from Millennium Park and the Theatre District. Millennium Park is a lakefront landmark boasting several exciting amenities-Pritzker Pavilion, Cloud Gate, Crown Fountain and Lurie Garden. Students of Westwood's Chicago Loop college will enjoy the numerous plays, musicals, operas and ballets performed along the Theatre District. Chicago is also the birthplace of modern improvisational comedies; students can lift their spirits with a hilarious show by one of many famous comedy troupes. In addition, the Westwood Chicago Loop college offers tons of great on-campus benefits: free U-Pass, allowing unlimited CTA rides during the term; Honors celebrations; group tickets to local major league games and amusement parks; fully-equipped computer labs; relaxing student lounges; discount city parking; and membership in various campus-run clubs and organizations. With all the options in and around the Westwood Chicago Loop College, why would you want to go anywhere else?!

Westwood's Chicago Loop college offers the following degree programs:

The Westwood Chicago Loop college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

Westwood Chicago Loop College Campus
17 N. State Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60602

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