Arizona Culinary Institute

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2022 Average Net Price
$37,011
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.17%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
150
100% Full-Time

About

Arizona Culinary Institute is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Arizona Culinary Institute were Culinary Arts & Chef Training (129 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 155 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arizona Culinary Institute. 45.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (96 degrees), 3.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (26 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $37,011.

In 2022, 54% of undergraduate students attending Arizona Culinary Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$37,011
2022 Value
2.58%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Arizona Culinary Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $37,011. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Arizona Culinary Institute grew by 2.58%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Arizona Culinary Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 21.7% with respect to 2021, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Arizona Culinary Institute (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
5.17%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Arizona Culinary Institute was 5.17%, which represents 3 out of the 58 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

Arizona Culinary Institute had a total enrollment of 150 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Arizona Culinary Institute is 150 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Arizona Culinary Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Arizona Culinary Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.7% White, 24% Hispanic or Latino, 11.3% Black or African American, 5.33% Asian, 2.67% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.667% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Arizona Culinary Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (28.7%), followed by White Female (24%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arizona Culinary Institute in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 150 students. The full-time enrollment at Arizona Culinary Institute is 150 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%
2022 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 Arizona Culinary Institute was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Arizona Culinary Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    79 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    36 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    17 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Arizona Culinary Institute is 52.7% White, 24% Hispanic or Latino, 11.3% Black or African American, 5.33% Asian, 2.67% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.667% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 15 fewer women than men received degrees from Arizona Culinary Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Arizona Culinary Institute is white (96 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (26 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Arizona Culinary Institute is Culinary Arts & Chef Training (129 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Arizona Culinary Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (155 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arizona Culinary Institute are Chefs & head cooks (8,521 people), Cooks (3,235 people), Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors (2,785 people), Food service managers (2,333 people), and Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers (1,142 people).

The most specialized majors at Arizona Culinary Institute in 2022 are Personal & Culinary Services (155 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arizona Culinary Institute are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Lodging managers, Financial managers, and Management analysts

The most specialized majors at Arizona Culinary Institute are Personal & Culinary Services (155 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 Arizona Culinary Institute are Restaurants & Food Services (12,244 people), Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories (3,016 people), Traveler accommodation (1,919 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,775 people), and Construction (1,430 people).

The most specialized majors at Arizona Culinary Institute are Personal & Culinary Services (155 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 Arizona Culinary Institute.
Most Common (2022)
129 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Arizona Culinary Institute was Culinary Arts & Chef Training with 129 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

85
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
70
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 85 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona Culinary Institute, which is 1.21 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (70).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 85 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona Culinary Institute in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.21 times more than the 70 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona Culinary Institute in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 0.824 times less than the 85 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
92%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 58% of students graduating from Arizona Culinary Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 92% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 92% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    96 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arizona Culinary Institute is white (96 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (26 degrees).

2.58% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    51 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Arizona Culinary Institute is white male (51 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (45 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$1.46M
2022 Salaries
5.8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Arizona Culinary Institute paid a median of $1.46M in salaries, a 5.8% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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