Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin

3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100, Austin
TX, 78758
Tel: (888)553-2433
827 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 827 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin is one of 7 community colleges within Travis County, TX.
The nearest community college is National American University-Austin (3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin 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 827 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
827 students
1,283 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
827 students
832 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin sch enrollment Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
30%
7%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
12%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Black (2006-2012)
% White
54%
66%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin More (2009-2012)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin sch ethnicity Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin 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. 0.61 0.45
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,567 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,567 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,567 $5,845
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,567 $10,047
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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Austin 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 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Austin is National American University-Austin. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.