L’Ecole Culinaire

1245 N. Georgetown Parkway
Cordova, TN 38016
Tel: (901)754-7115
434 students
Private for-profit
The L’École Culinaire staff is dedicated to assisting our students with their educational careers by providing friendly, knowledgeable guidance. Making the decision to return to school is a life changing decision which will positively impact one’s personal and professional life. It is our hope that L’École Culinaire offers you the skills, knowledge and guidance that you seek as you transition into your chosen career path. Our curriculum is designed to provide all students with an exceptionally strong and well rounded background in all aspects of the hospitality and food and beverage industry.
School Highlights:
L’Ecole Culinaire serves 434 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
L’Ecole Culinaire is one of 10 community colleges within Shelby County, TN.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Cordova (2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
L’Ecole Culinaire 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 434 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
434 students
1,303 students
L’Ecole Culinaire Total Enrollment (2009-2012)
# Full-Time Students
434 students
834 students
L’Ecole Culinaire Full-Time Students (2009-2012)
L’Ecole Culinaire sch enrollment L’Ecole Culinaire sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
L’Ecole Culinaire Asian (2010-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
L’Ecole Culinaire Hispanic (2009-2012)
% Black
60%
11%
L’Ecole Culinaire Black (2009-2012)
% White
33%
66%
L’Ecole Culinaire White (2009-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
L’Ecole Culinaire More (2009-2012)
L’Ecole Culinaire sch ethnicity L’Ecole Culinaire 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. 0.53 0.44
L’Ecole Culinaire Diversity Score (2009-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,598 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,598 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,598 $5,890
L’Ecole Culinaire In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,598 $10,047
L’Ecole Culinaire Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
Mental Health Support for Community College Students
Mental Health Support for Community College Students
With serious mental health issues on the rise on college campuses nationwide, community colleges are scrambling to provide expanded mental health services to students.
10 In-Demand Jobs for Community College Grads in 2015
From nuclear medicine to physical therapy, consider 10 in-demand jobs for community college graduates. With salaries ranging from $50,000 to even $100,000, opportunities are ripe for those with the right training from community colleges.
Is President Obama's Plan for Free Community College Right for America?
President Obama recently introduced a plan to deliver free Community College tuition to all Americans across the country. Is it the right call? In this story, we will not attempt to make a judgment call on whether free Community College is right or wrong for the United States. Instead, we paneled a few experts in education and economics to get their take on the issue. We’re showing both sides of the coin, and letting readers decide on their own.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
For Shelby, TN private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,882 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Shelby, TN is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Shelby, TN 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Shelby, TN is Southwest Tennessee Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.