Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale

8100 E Camelback Rd Suite 1001
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Tel: (480)425-3000
1,486 students
Private for-profit
At Scottsdale Culinary Institute, we believe that an excellent culinary education begins with the mastery of both classical techniques and modern technologies. Our comprehensive curriculum gives you more than a textbook to be studied. Our mission is to provide industry leading, culinary and hospitality education with curriculum that emphasizes hands-on learning.
School Highlights:
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale serves 1,486 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Scottsdale Community College (1.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 63% over five years.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 32 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,486 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,486 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
1,486 students
810 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale sch enrollment Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
% Black
5%
12%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale Black (2006-2013)
% White
15%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
74%
3%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale sch ethnicity Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale sta ethnicity
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. 0.59 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,944 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has declined by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,944 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has declined by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,944 $5,740
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,944 $10,252
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Scottsdale Culinary Institute is a prestigious culinary school in the Southwest. Located in the scenic world-acclaimed resort destination of Scottsdale, Arizona, you can enjoy over 300 days of sunny weather and outdoor attractions. With the world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu programs and vibrant restaurant scene of the Phoenix metropolitan area, the decision to come to Scottsdale Culinary Institute can be life changing. We offer a complete culinary education that emphasizes both classic techniques and modern application. Scottsdale Culinary Institute provides dynamic culinary arts program areas to meet the needs of the industry and we recognize that the student is the heart of our school. The college offers Bachelor Degrees in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Management and Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality & Restaurant Management. Associate of Occupational Studies degree is offered in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts, Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality & Restaurant Management and Le Cordon Bleu P√Ętisserie & Baking. Certificate program are offered in in Le Cordon Bleu P√Ętisserie & Baking. Scottsdale Culinary Institute has two campuses in the Scottsdale area. Our Camelback Campus is housed in a former country club and named for Camelback Mountain. This beautiful location is part of the high-end resort destinations of the Phoenix Metropolitan area and looks out on a golf course, lakefront, and of course, the Camelback Mountain. Our Camelback Campus contains the Education Department, the Library and Resource Center, L'Ecole student-run restaurant and several kitchens and classrooms.

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Did You Know?
For Maricopa, AZ public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,854 per year for in-state students and $7,638 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,376 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Maricopa, AZ 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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Maricopa, AZ is International institute of the americas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.