Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland

600 SW 10th Avenue, Suite 500
Portland, OR 97205-2793
Tel: (503)223-2245
452 students
Private for-profit
  • Western Culinary Institute provides basic training and education for cooks and apprentice chefs. The curriculum offers you the opportunity to: Acquire the qualities of a professional, entry-level cook including stamina, dexterity, hand-eye coordination, ability to work with others, timing, and the artistry of food preparation. Learn and effectively practice advanced technical skills in food preparation and service. Become familiar with purchasing and inventory controls, buffet work and plate presentation, front-of-the-house operations, and basic principles of kitchen management. Understand the principles of food identification, nutrition, dietetics, and food/beverage composition. Gain an appreciation for the history, evolution, and international diversity of the culinary arts. Develop a sense of professionalism necessary for working successfully in the food service/hospitality industry. Western Culinary Institute offers a full spectrum of culinary education combining the history and teachings of the world-renown Le Cordon Bleu School with a challenging and comprehensive curriculum. Opportunities for Western Culinary Institute Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Restaurant Management, and P√Ętisserie and Baking degree program graduates are tremendous in the ever-expanding hospitality and culinary arts industry.
School Highlights
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland serves 452 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland is one of 7 community colleges within Multnomah County, OR.
The nearest community college is Everest College-Portland (0.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 68% over five years.
College Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland (OR) 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 15 staff
87 staff

Student Body

The student population of 452 has declined by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 452 students 1,343 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
# Full-Time Students 452 students
844 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.55 0.54

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $12,567 is equal to the state average of $12,567. The private state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $12,567 $12,567
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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