Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena

530 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
Tel: (626)229-1300
1,694 students
Private for-profit
At Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles, our culinary programs are designed to help students pursue their passions and prepare them for professional opportunities in the international culinary, pâtisserie and baking, and hospitality industries. With campuses in both Hollywood and Pasadena, California, students receive a comprehensive, challenging education in classic culinary techniques combined with modern innovations and the latest in global cuisine. They learn through demonstration by chef instructors followed by hands-on application. Our California culinary arts curriculum includes important theoretical concepts, practical application, and industry-relevant general education courses. Students also benefit from small class size in a creative, supportive community. Le Cordon Bleu fosters a unique multi-cultural and educational environment, encouraging you to learn and grow in the lessons you undertake in the fundamentals of classical cooking. It is our privilege to be able to give students from all walks of life the opportunity to overcome your toughest challenges and embrace your creative passion, while working alongside our dedicated professional chefs. We’re delighted to provide an environment that encourages students with unparalleled facilities and with a focus on your ability to pursue great things upon graduation.
School Highlights
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena serves 1,694 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena is one of 54 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is Los Angeles Music Academy (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 72% over five years.
College Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena 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 47 staff
61 staff
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,694 has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.94 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,694 students 1,315 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
22:1
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,694 students
815 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
10%
5%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
15%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Black (2006-2013)
% White
20%
49%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
53%
6%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Unknown (2006-2013)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.94 0.70
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,049 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has declined by 33% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,049 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has declined by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,049 $5,590
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,049 $10,086
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Los Angeles Music Academy
    Private for-profit
    167 students | 0.70 Mi370 S Fair Oaks Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626)568-8850
    0.70167
  • 24,762 students | 1.20 Mi1570 E Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626)585-7123
    1.2024,762
  • Platt College-Los Angeles
    Private for-profit
    602 students | 3.50 Mi1000 South Fremont Avenue A10
    Alhambra, CA 91803
    (626)300-5444
    3.50602
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    Alhambra, CA 91803
    (626)284-0050
    4.40179
  • 16,304 students | 5.40 Mi1500 N Verdugo Rd
    Glendale, CA 91208
    (818)240-1000
    5.4016,304
Did You Know?
For Los Angeles County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,568 per year for in-state students and $8,631 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,830 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a 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. of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Keck Graduate Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.