L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,760
3.31% growth from 2017
2017 Average Net Price
$19,705
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
26%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
272
100% Full-Time

About

L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is a higher education institution located in Shelby County, TN. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis were Other Culinary Arts & Related Services (106 degrees awarded).

In 2018, 190 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis. 61.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (153 degrees), 4.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (31 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is $12,760, which is $−2,181 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is $12,760

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,705.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students attending L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$12,760
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis was $12,760.

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Average Net Price

$19,705
2017 Value
5.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,705. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis grew by 5.13%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

88% of undergraduate students at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 6.38% with respect to 2016, when 94% 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.
26%
2015 Default Rate
1420
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis was 26%, which represents 1420 out of the 5464 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

L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis had a total enrollment of 272 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is 272 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79% Black or African American, 18% White, 1.1% Asian, 0.735% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.368% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (48.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (30.5%) and White Female (9.93%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 272 students. The full-time enrollment at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is 272 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2017 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 L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Black or African American
    215 enrolled students
  2. White
    49 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    3 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is 79% Black or African American, 18% White, 1.1% Asian, 0.735% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.368% Two or More Races. 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 2018, 42 more women than men received degrees from L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is black or african american (153 degrees awarded). There were 4.94 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (31 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is Other Culinary Arts & Related Services (106 degrees awarded).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (106 degrees awarded) and Business (84 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis 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 L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis in 2018 are Personal & Culinary Services (106 degrees awarded) and Business (84 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis are Personal & Culinary Services (106 degrees awarded) and Business (84 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis 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 L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis are Personal & Culinary Services (106 degrees awarded) and Business (84 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis.
Most Common (2018)
106 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis was Other Culinary Arts & Related Services with 106 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

74
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
116
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 74 degrees were awarded to men at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis, which is 0.638 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (116).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 38 degrees were awarded to men at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis in Restaurant & Food Services Management, which is 0.826 times less than the 46 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 70 degrees were awarded to men at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis in Other Culinary Arts & Related Services, which is 1.94 times more than the 36 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 (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is Male and Asian (75% 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 (2018)
  1. Black or African American
    153 degrees awarded
  2. White
    31 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is black or african american (153 degrees awarded). There were 4.94 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (31 degrees).

0.526% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Black or African American Female
    97 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    56 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis is black or african american female (97 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (56 degrees).

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Operations

L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis employs 6 Instructors. Most academics at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis are Male Instructor (5), and Female Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, Sales and related, with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.84M
2017 Salaries
2.53%
decline from 2016

In 2017, L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis paid a median of $1.84M in salaries, a 2.53% decline 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

$403k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2017, L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis paid a total of $403k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.9% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis was Instructor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees, Sales and related with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis was Male Instructor with 5 employees, and Female Instructor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis.

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