350 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Founded as one of the West's first culinary arts schools, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (Formerly known as California Culinary Academy)has been committed to providing high standards of culinary arts, restaurant management training, and personal chef training since 1977.

School Highlights

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco served 442 students (100% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 was higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Asian), which was more than the state average of 74%.

School Overview

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
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
15 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
442 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
442 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
661 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
442 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
6%
14%
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% Hispanic
4%
45%
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% Black
n/a
5%
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% White
3%
26%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
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% Unknown races
86%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.99
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
71%
28%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$40,100
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Private State Tuition Fees
$14,774
$20,540
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
67%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,931
$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,569
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
100%
86%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • San Francisco's Culinary hot spot historic California Hall at 625 Polk Street in downtown San Francisco is the nerve center of the Academy and an ideal place to pursue chef training. Students at California Culinary Academy can apply their passion everyday. A stand-up cocktail party, full-course dinner party, wedding reception, or corporate event presents a unique learning opportunity that combines the talent and skill of our students. Meals are prepared and served by Academy students under the direction of our Academy chef instructors. CCA prides itself on helping students secure their important first job in restaurants, hotels, resorts, bakeries, and other culinary and hospitality related businesses. Our Career Services staff offers individual sessions in career planning, resume writing, and interview preparation. Every student needs a payment plan for his or her education, and we are committed to helping you in your financial planning. The Academy offers tuition planning assistance to all students, and federal and state financial aid for those who qualify.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco's private state tuition is approximately $14,774.

What is the acceptance rate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco?

The acceptance rate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 86%.

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