Best Culinary Arts Colleges in Illinois

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer Culinary Arts degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 17 Culinary Arts schools located within Illinois. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Culinary Arts Colleges in Illinois for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago Chicago, IL

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago offers 2 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a small private college in a large city. In 2015, 258 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 142 Associate's degrees, and 116 Certificates degrees.

2 Robert Morris University Illinois Chicago, IL

Robert Morris University Illinois offers 2 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 51 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 51 Associate's degrees.

3 City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College Chicago, IL

City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College offers 3 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large city. In 2015, 149 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 123 Certificates degrees, and 26 Associate's degrees.

4 Kaskaskia College Centralia, IL

Kaskaskia College offers 3 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 78 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 60 Certificates degrees, and 18 Associate's degrees.

5 Rend Lake College Ina, IL

Rend Lake College offers 2 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a small public college in a far away rural. In 2015, 31 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 17 Certificates degrees, and 14 Associate's degrees.

6 College of Lake County Grayslake, IL

College of Lake County offers 2 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 105 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 105 Certificates degrees.

7 Elgin Community College Elgin, IL

Elgin Community College offers 2 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a large public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 22 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 19 Associate's degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

8 College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL

College of DuPage offers 2 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 73 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 50 Associate's degrees, and 23 Certificates degrees.

9 Kendall College Chicago, IL

Kendall College offers 2 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 86 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 69 Associate's degrees, and 17 Bachelor's degrees.

10 Illinois Central College East Peoria, IL

Illinois Central College offers 2 Culinary Arts Degree programs. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Culinary Arts with students earning 21 Associate's degrees, and 2 Certificates degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago Chicago, IL
3/5
43 : 1 1,009
Robert Morris University Illinois Robert Morris University Illinois Chicago, IL
5/5
26 : 1 3,056
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College Chicago, IL
3/5
31 : 1 3,989
Kaskaskia College Kaskaskia College Centralia, IL
2/5
40 : 1 4,472
Rend Lake College Rend Lake College Ina, IL
2/5
20 : 1 2,303
College of Lake County College of Lake County Grayslake, IL
3/5
35 : 1 14,964
Elgin Community College Elgin Community College Elgin, IL
3/5
37 : 1 10,336
College of DuPage College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL
3/5
42 : 1 28,678
Kendall College Kendall College Chicago, IL
4/5
12 : 1 1,275
Illinois Central College Illinois Central College East Peoria, IL
3/5
33 : 1 9,704
Richland Community College Richland Community College Decatur, IL
2/5
31 : 1 3,368
William Rainey Harper College William Rainey Harper College Palatine, IL
3/5
38 : 1 14,532
Danville Area Community College Danville Area Community College Danville, IL
2/5
31 : 1 2,692
Southwestern Illinois College Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
3/5
31 : 1 9,943
Joliet Junior College Joliet Junior College Joliet, IL
3/5
39 : 1 14,944
Triton College Triton College River Grove, IL
3/5
39 : 1 11,684
Saint Augustine College Saint Augustine College Chicago, IL
3/5
15 : 1 1,483

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Additional Culinary Arts Degree Facts for Illinois Schools

What Culinary Arts degree programs were earned in Illinois?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 14 Colleges 553 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 1 Colleges 17 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 14 Colleges 513 Graduates
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