Enrolling at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

If you’re passionate about pursuing a career in the culinary/hospitality industry, it’s important to choose a school that can help you achieve your goals. Le Cordon Bleu has several North America campuses – focused on training in Culinary Arts, Pâtisserie and Baking, and Hospitality & Restaurant Management. You’ll have the opportunity to learn alongside professional chef instructors and be totally immersed in the culinary experience.

Choosing a school that’s right for you is a major decision and it’s only natural to have questions. We encourage you to meet with one of our culinary school admissions representatives who can answer your questions about our programs, financial aid*, and career opportunities in the culinary/hospitality industry. They’ll also give you a tour of our campus and our professional kitchens and facilities. You’ll have an opportunity to meet staff and current students, who like you, are passionate about the culinary world. Bring your family and friends for the visit, all are welcome to our extensive culinary info and tours.


At Le Cordon Bleu, your background means more to us than just a transcript. We view every new student's application for admission as an opportunity for the school to expand our collective personality and enrich our capacity to share and promote passion, creativeness, and dreams. Students wishing to enroll at Le Cordon Bleu must first complete the application process.

To be considered for admission, first-time students and transfer applicants must fulfill the following culinary school admissions requirements:

  • Submit a complete application form.
  • Include the application fee with the submission of your application.
  • Submit proof of high school graduation or its equivalent.*
  • Participate in an admissions interview arranged by a Le Cordon Bleu Admissions Representative.

Prospective students whose native language is not English are required to provide proof of English proficiency (e.g., TOEFL or other English proficiency assessment) prior to admission or arrival.

Our admissions representatives are here to help you make the right decisions for your future and assist you in any way with culinary arts information. They take pride in helping people like you pursue your dream of a professional career in the culinary/hospitality industry.

* Please refer to our campus catalogs for full admissions requirements.