Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin

3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78758-0000
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 35:1.
  • 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 4 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 LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty21 staff76 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 Enrollment643 students3,921 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:135:1
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students643 students1,055 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.0.650.69
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
64%
21%
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$34,000
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 $13,730. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,390$13,730
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%83%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,250$9,500
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,319$5,250
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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For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,070 per year for in-state students and $6,270 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.