3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78758
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,390
  • Student:teacher ratio: 31:1
  • Minority enrollment: 52%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

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.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
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
21 staff
266 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
643 students
4,799 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
643 students
1,339 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
3,460 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
888 students
335 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
643 students
1,339 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
28 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
3,626 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
41 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
33%
47%
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% Black
10%
12%
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% White
48%
29%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
n/a
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.65
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
64%
19%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.73%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,300
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,390 is more than the state average of $12,983. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$13,390
$12,983
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
84%
82%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,250
$9,584
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,319
$5,250
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin cost?

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin's private state tuition is approximately $13,390.

What is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin's ranking?

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,390
  • Student:teacher ratio: 31:1
  • Minority enrollment: 52%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,737 per year for in-state students and $6,891 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,983 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Texas is Vista College-Online. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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