Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin

3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78758
Tel: (888)553-2433
  • 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 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin is one of 5 community colleges within Travis County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is National American University-Austin (3.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 61% over five years.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin (TX) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 21 staff 65 staff
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 643 has declined by 31% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 643 students 3,585 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1 34:1
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 643 students 932 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
4%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
33%
37%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
10%
13%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Black (2007-2016)
% White
48%
39%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
-
2%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
7%
3%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.65 0.69
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
64%
-
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $35,300 -
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,390 is less than the state average of $15,508. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,390 $15,508
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 84%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $11,250 -
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,319 -
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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.

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