Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin

3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78758
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  • 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 643 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.

Top Placements

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin places among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty21 staff121 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment643 students4,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:137:1
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# Full-Time Students643 students1,302 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
33%
42%
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% Black
10%
13%
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% White
48%
32%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.70
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College Completion Rate
64%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,300$33,800
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,390 is less than the state average of $13,952. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,390$13,952
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,250$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,319$5,015
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Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin is National American University-Austin (3.1 miles away).
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