Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin

3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78758
Tel: (888)553-2433
643 students
Private for-profit
Texas Culinary Academy is dedicated to preparing students for the international hospitality industry by providing the finest hands-on education in the classic and modern culinary arts.
School Highlights
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin serves 643 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin is one of 5 community colleges within Travis County, TX.
The nearest community college is National American University-Austin (3.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 68% over five years.
College Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin (TX) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 21 staff
65 staff

Student Body

The student population of 643 has declined by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 643 students 1,394 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
34:1
# Full-Time Students 643 students
932 students
% Asian
1%
4%
% Hispanic
33%
37%
% Black
10%
13%
% White
48%
39%
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Unknown races
7%
5%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.65 0.69

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $12,567 is less than the state average of $15,322. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $12,567 $15,322
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
85%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Texas Culinary Academy is unique among Texas cooking schools by offering Le Cordon Bleu degree and certificate programs. TCA programs are structured to ensure that students are exposed to a diversified education in culinary arts with the perfect blend of general education classes to broaden their awareness, knowledge, attitudes, and values. TCA maintains a commitment to quality instruction, facilities and student development that separates us from other cooking schools. Our classes are taught by professional chefs that provide insight and real-world experience. At Texas Culinary Academy, we are proud of the atmosphere of professionalism and mutual respect we have created. To encourage creative expression within our culinary learning environment, classes are limited in size. This allows us to provide the exemplary training Le Cordon Bleu is known for and allows students to receive the personal attention they deserve from our experienced instructors. Our classrooms and labs are outfitted with industry-current equipment in order to emulate real-world situations and give students the skills they need to succeed. Our specialized classes cover everything from basic cooking skills to the art of butchering to purchasing and cost control. Texas Culinary Academy offers students both Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Program and Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie & Baking Program. Texas Culinary Academy is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

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