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Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale is college with 1551 students located in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Overview

Overview

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Enjoy life at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale! Our culinary program is designed to help our Arizona culinary school students pursue their passions and prepare them for professional opportunities in the international culinary, pâtisserie and baking, and hospitality industries.

Each Arizona cooking school student receives 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, practical application. Curriculum includes important theoretical concepts and industry-relevant general education courses.

Plus, in order to emulate real-world situations and help Arizona culinary school students gain the skills they need, our classrooms and labs are outfitted with industry-current equipment to ensure a smooth transition into their new culinary environment.

Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,551
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Geography 45% In State / 55% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 65% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 24%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 10%
Ethnicity Unknown 54%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3%

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center remedial instruction tutoring
  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling career counseling financial aid counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager (30%), Culinary Arts/Chef Training (29%), Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager (28%), Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef (10%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to plan, supervise, and manage food and beverage preparation and service operations, restaurant facilities, and catering services. Includes instruction in food/beverage industry operations, cost control, purchasing and storage, business administration, logistics, personnel management, culinary arts, restaurant and menu planning, executive chef functions, event planning and management, health and safety, insurance, and applicable law and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Food Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.
Chefs and Head Cooks
Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.
Cooks, Private Household
Prepare meals in private homes. Includes personal chefs.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to serve as professional bakers and pastry specialists in restaurants or other commercial baking establishments. Includes instruction in bread and pastry making, bread and pastry handling and storage, cake and pastry decorating, baking industry operations, product packaging and marketing operations, and counter display and service.

Job Opportunities:

Chefs and Head Cooks
Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.
Bakers
Mix and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.

A program that prepares individuals to provide professional chef and related cooking services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. Includes instruction in recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking of foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and familiarity or mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.

Job Opportunities:

Chefs and Head Cooks
Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.
Cooks, Private Household
Prepare meals in private homes. Includes personal chefs.
Cooks, Restaurant
Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurants. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu, or plan menu.
Cooks, All Other
All cooks not listed separately.

A program that prepares individuals to plan, supervise, and manage food and beverage preparation and service operations, restaurant facilities, and catering services. Includes instruction in food/beverage industry operations, cost control, purchasing and storage, business administration, logistics, personnel management, culinary arts, restaurant and menu planning, executive chef functions, event planning and management, health and safety, insurance, and applicable law and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Food Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.
Chefs and Head Cooks
Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.
Cooks, Private Household
Prepare meals in private homes. Includes personal chefs.

Administration & Faculty

President Lloyd Kirsch
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 16
Student : Faculty Ratio 49 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 93 : 6
Percentage of Faculty Members
No Status Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $16,081 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $15,642
$30K-$48K $16,511
$48K-$75K $19,495
$75K-$110K $20,607
$110K+ $20,850

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $12,944, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $12,944 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,664
Books $324 $324
Total (before financial aid) $13,268 $19,932

Students Receiving Aid

76% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 82% $8,800
Federal Scholarships/Grants 72% $5,095
Institutional Grants 11% $1,788
Other Federal Grants 62% $464
Other Loans 1% $13,000
Pell Grants 65% $5,149
Student Loans 82% $9,024

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.chefs.edu/scottsdale.

Estimate the net price for you at http://chefs.studentaidcalculator.com.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

5% of students graduated on time.

66% of students graduated in six years.

Rankings

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