Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland

600 SW 10th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland
OR, 97205-2793
Tel: (503)223-2245
639 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 Pâtisserie 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 639 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 18%.
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 (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland 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 639 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment
639 students
1,303 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
639 students
834 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland sch enrollment Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
11%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland Black (2006-2012)
% White
71%
66%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
9%
2%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland More (2009-2012)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland sch ethnicity Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland 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. 0.48 0.44
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,567 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has declined by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,567 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has declined by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,567 $5,890
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,567 $10,050
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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The average community college acceptance rate in Portland is 97%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Portland 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 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Portland is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.