Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena

530 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101-0000
Tel: (626)229-1300
  • At Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles, our culinary programs are designed to help students pursue their passions and prepare them for professional opportunities in the international culinary, pâtisserie and baking, and hospitality industries. With campuses in both Hollywood and Pasadena, California, students receive a comprehensive, challenging education in classic culinary techniques combined with modern innovations and the latest in global cuisine. They learn through demonstration by chef instructors followed by hands-on application. Our California culinary arts curriculum includes important theoretical concepts, practical application, and industry-relevant general education courses. Students also benefit from small class size in a creative, supportive community. Le Cordon Bleu fosters a unique multi-cultural and educational environment, encouraging you to learn and grow in the lessons you undertake in the fundamentals of classical cooking. It is our privilege to be able to give students from all walks of life the opportunity to overcome your toughest challenges and embrace your creative passion, while working alongside our dedicated professional chefs. We’re delighted to provide an environment that encourages students with unparalleled facilities and with a focus on your ability to pursue great things upon graduation.
School Highlights
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena serves 1,792 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena is one of 52 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Los Angeles College of Music (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 64% over five years.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty48 staff92 staff
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,792 has declined by 32% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,792 students7,516 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:144:1
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,792 students1,613 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-5,903 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Part-Time Students (2008-2009)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena American Indian/Alaskan (2011-2013)
% Asian
10%
13%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
9%
37%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
10%
7%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Black (2007-2016)
% White
18%
32%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
2%
-
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Hawaiian (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena More (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
49%
5%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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.0.700.73
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
62%
29%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,900$34,900
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2010-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,413 is less than the state average of $18,802. The private state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,413$18,802
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%78%
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$15,042$9,500
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,196$5,500
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,802 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.