Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Pittsburgh

717 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3500
Tel: (412)566-2433
48 students
Private for-profit
Over the past two decades, PCI has established itself as the cooking school chosen by focused individuals preparing for careers in the culinary arts. Our Culinary Arts, Pâtisserie & Baking, and Hospitality & Restaurant Management programs continually adapt to the industry’s need for quality education and excellence.
School Highlights:
Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Pittsburgh serves 48 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Pittsburgh is one of 22 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
The nearest community college is Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (6.80 miles away).

School Overview

College Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Pittsburgh 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

Student Body

The student population of 48 has declined by 95% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 156% over five years.
Total Enrollment 48 students 1,296 students
Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Pittsburgh Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 48 students
814 students
Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Pittsburgh Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Pittsburgh Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment 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. 1.00 0.68
Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Pittsburgh Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Le Cordon Bleu's internationally renowned culinary programs have become synonymous with expertise, innovation, tradition and refinement—qualities that are painstakingly nourished by the school. Graduates of our programs receive both a specialized associate degree and a Diplôme from Le Cordon Bleu in their specialized area. Pennsylvania Culinary Institute was founded in 1986 as a Branch Campus of The Sawyer School. PCI was well-known in the Pittsburgh area and beyond for providing a quality hands-on education and attracted students from across the United States. Due to its viability and success, PCI was acquired by Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts, Inc. (PICA) in 1990 and subsequently earned independent Main Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (formerly the National Association of Trade and Technical Schools). PCI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT). The Culinary Arts and Pâtisserie & Baking programs are accredited by the American Culinary Federation Educational Institute Accrediting Commission.

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For Pittsburgh private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,782 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Pittsburgh 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 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pittsburgh is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.