Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland


600 SW 10th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR, 97205-2793

(503) 223-2245 





The mission of Western Culinary Institute is to provide educational programs that prepare our students for professional opportunities and career success in the hospitality industry. Through the guidance of the faculty, theoretical concepts as well as practical and creative applications are addressed in the curricula and reinforced by interaction with professionals in the industry. To accomplish this mission, Western Culinary Institute is dedicated to: * Fostering academic excellence, * Providing theoretical and practical training, * Employing qualified faculty who offer students personalized attention and professional expertise, * Featuring industry-current curricula and technologies, * Providing staff that uphold the highest standards of service, * Cultivating an environment that celebrates creativity and diversity Western Culinary Institute, through its faculty, administration, facilities, and support services shall diligently work to fulfill this mision.

Private for-profit, 2-year 


Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits

Academic Year Prices - 2013 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
In District $13,050 $12,567 $14,238
In State $13,050 $12,567 $14,238
Out of State $13,050 $12,567 $14,238
Books and Supplies $300 $330 $300
On Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus      
Room and Board $6,664 $6,517 $6,720
Other Expenses $3,108 $2,905 $3,227
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $2,905 $3,227

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
64.0% $5,169
State/Local Grant
- -
Institutional Grants
15.0% $1,516
Loans 79.0% $8,738
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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