Arizona Culinary Institute

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, less-than 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Our founding principles are traditional, proven French Method cooking skills combined with the best of modern techniques. We offer our students an excellent facility that is staffed with experienced and dedicated Chefs and Administrators. Arizona Culinary Institute is exclusively a culinary school. We teach a single, well-balanced program focused on Culinary Arts and directly related curriculum. We emphasize practical, hands-on time in small classes, taught in well-equipped and carefully designed facilities. Our program is carefully planned to maximize your learning experience. ACI prepares students for careers in Culinary Arts & Hospitality covering a broad range of areas. These positions vary from entry level to management and include Chef, Executive Chef, Cook, Baker, Pastry Chef, Saucier, Catering, Restaurant Management and Ownership among others.

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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
81%
Did not receive aid
19%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 67.0% $3,379
State/local grants 5.0% $12,150
Institutional grants 57.0% $2,609
Loans 62.0% $7,180

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Academics

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
35%
Male Students
65%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian60.0%
  2. Hispanic/Latino19.2%
  3. Black12.8%
  4. American Indian/Alaska Native4.0%
  5. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander2.4%
  6. Asian1.6%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

222

Undergraduate students

222

Attendance breakdown

Full time
2%
Part time
98%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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