Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco

350 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415)216-4416
478 students
Private for-profit
Founded as one of the West's first culinary arts schools, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (Formerly known as California Culinary Academy)has been committed to providing high standards of culinary arts, restaurant management training, and personal chef training since 1977.
School Highlights:
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Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco serves 478 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 71%.
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Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco is one of 4 community colleges within San Francisco County, CA.
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The nearest community college is Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (1.46 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 87% over five years.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 14 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 478 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 478 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 478 students
810 students
% Asian
4%
2%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
% Black
1%
12%
% White
3%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
89%
3%
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. 0.73 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,761 is more than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,761 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,761 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,761 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

San Francisco's Culinary hot spot historic California Hall at 625 Polk Street in downtown San Francisco is the nerve center of the Academy and an ideal place to pursue chef training. Students at California Culinary Academy can apply their passion everyday. A stand-up cocktail party, full-course dinner party, wedding reception, or corporate event presents a unique learning opportunity that combines the talent and skill of our students. Meals are prepared and served by Academy students under the direction of our Academy chef instructors. CCA prides itself on helping students secure their important first job in restaurants, hotels, resorts, bakeries, and other culinary and hospitality related businesses. Our Career Services staff offers individual sessions in career planning, resume writing, and interview preparation. Every student needs a payment plan for his or her education, and we are committed to helping you in your financial planning. The Academy offers tuition planning assistance to all students, and federal and state financial aid for those who qualify.

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,513 per year for in-state students and $6,323 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,535 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in California is California College San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.