Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,598
14% growth from 2016
2014 Default Rate
24.9%
on Student Loans
2016 Enrolled Students
126
100% Full-Time

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Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, MA. In 2017, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge were Culinary Arts & Chef Training (83 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 109 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge. 45.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (49 degrees), 2.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is $10,598, which is $−4,343 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2017, the median undergraduate tuition at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is $10,598

In 2016, 68% of undergraduate students attending Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$10,598
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge was $10,598.

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Average Net Price

100%
1 Year Growth

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Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge received financial aid through grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.45% with respect to 2015, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
24.9%
2014 Default Rate
1392
Number of Defaults

In 2014 the default rate for borrower's at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge was 24.9%, which represents 1392 out of the 5581 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge had a total enrollment of 126 students in 2016. The full-time enrollment at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is 126 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.4% White, 20.6% Black or African American, 8.73% Asian, 3.17% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.794% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (26.2%), followed by White Female (18.3%) and Black or African American Male (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge in 2016, both undergraduate and graduate, is 126 students. The full-time enrollment at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is 126 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2015 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2016)
  1. White
    56 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    26 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    11 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is 44.4% White, 20.6% Black or African American, 8.73% Asian, 3.17% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.794% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 9 fewer women than men received degrees from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is white (49 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is Culinary Arts & Chef Training (83 degrees awarded).

In 2017,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (109 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge in 2017 are Personal & Culinary Services (109 degrees awarded) (as of 2017).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge are Personal & Culinary Services (109 degrees awarded) (as of 2017).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge are Personal & Culinary Services (109 degrees awarded) (as of 2017).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2017)
83 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common associates degree concentration at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge was Culinary Arts & Chef Training with 83 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

59
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2017
50
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2017

In 2017, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge, which is 1.18 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (50).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.4 times more than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 0.714 times less than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2016 at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    49 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is white (49 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

21.1% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2017)
  1. White Male
    26 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge is white male (26 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (23 degrees).

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Operations

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge employs 6 No academic ranks. Most academics at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge are Male No academic rank (4), and Female No academic rank (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 2 employees, and Management with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.74M
2016 Salaries
7.01%
growth from 2015

In 2016, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge paid a median of $2.74M in salaries, a 7.01% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$320k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2016, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge paid a total of $320k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge was No academic rank with 6 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees, and Management with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2016)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge was Male No academic rank with 4 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

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