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San Diego Culinary is a for-profit college located in La Mesa, California in the San Diego Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 83 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the San Diego Culinary acceptance rate is 51%. Popular majors include Culinary Arts and Food Service and Baking and Pastry Arts.
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8024 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Net Price
$27,528/ year
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $25,574/ year
  • $30-48k
    $29,882/ year
  • $49-75k
    $27,838/ year
  • $76-110k
    $26,383/ year
  • $110k+
    $30,602/ year
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The school offers an entrepreneurship course as part of the curriculum and also offers Flavors of the World where students can learn from its already international staff different ways and techniques and ingredients used all over the world.
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One of the best things is the school includes books, a knife set, and uniforms in its tuition. The cuisine program was accelerated but not hard to follow.
Facilities Are Very Good – though we dont really have a library or a resource center, we go the the advisors for that. They apply us with everything we need