Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (Closed 2020)

530 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
  • 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 served 1,792 students (100% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 was higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment was 82% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which was more than the state average of 77%.

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.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty48 staff308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena has declined by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena diversity score of 0.70 is equal to the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,792 students8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio37:124:1
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# Full-Time Students1,792 students2,015 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
10%
12%
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% Hispanic
9%
47%
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% Black
10%
6%
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% White
18%
23%
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% Hawaiian
2%
-
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
49%
6%
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Diversity Score0.700.70
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College Completion Rate
62%
28%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,900$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,413 is less than the state average of $21,060. The private state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,413$21,060
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,042$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,195$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena is University of the People (0.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • University of the People
    Private not-for-profit
    4,987 students | 0.50 Mi225 S. Lake Ave., Suite 300
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    (626) 264-8880
    0.504,987
  • 288 students | 0.70 Mi300 S Fair Oaks Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 568-8850
    0.70288
  • 26,971 students | 1.30 Mi1570 E Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626) 585-7123
    1.3026,971
  • Platt College-Los Angeles
    Private for-profit
    727 students | 4.30 Mi1000 South Fremont Avenue, A10
    Alhambra, CA 91803
    (626) 300-5444
    4.30727
  • 13,584 students | 5.40 Mi1500 N Verdugo Rd
    Glendale, CA 91208
    (818) 240-1000
    5.4013,584
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