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Pastry Schools in Illinois

There are 11 schools in the state of Illinois offering pastry programs. 507 students graduated with degrees from Illinois pastry schools in 2010. 383 of all these students graduated with certificates and 124 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 353 students graduate from programs in Illinois in pastry arts each year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the United States graduate from pastry programs. Out of those, 383 students graduated with pastry certificates and 124 with a degree at the associate's level.

11 pastry schools are located in Illinois. And out of these, three schools are private, while eight schools are public. While public pastry school tuition varies from $2,194 to $3,010, tuition at a private pastry school is $20,375.

Average tuition for programs in pastry arts is $2,844. The highest tuition for pastry programs, which is $20,375 every year, is at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,194 each year, is at Triton College.

Illinois schools offer certificates and associates degrees for pastry students.

Pastry Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 353 students graduate from programs in Illinois in pastry arts each year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the United States graduate from pastry programs. Out of those, 383 students graduated with pastry certificates and 124 with a degree at the associate's level.

Pastry Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 35
  • Certificate 2007: 43
  • Certificate 2008: 87
  • Certificate 2009: 86
  • Certificate 2010: 383
  • Associate 2006: 95
  • Associate 2007: 91
  • Associate 2008: 113
  • Associate 2009: 131
  • Associate 2010: 124

Pastry Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 programs in pastry arts. Of these programs, 69.2% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Pastry Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 4

Career Trends

Bakers — Salary by Percentile

Bakers — Salary by Percentile

Bakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18010
  • 25th Percentile: 19210
  • Median: 22560
  • 75th Percentile: 28800
  • 90th Percentile: 36910

Career Trends

Bakers — Employment Trend

Bakers — Employment Trend

Bakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21200
  • Median Salary 2007: 21620
  • Median Salary 2008: 22490
  • Median Salary 2009: 21350
  • Median Salary 2010: 22560
  • Total Employed 2006: 8320
  • Total Employed 2007: 8590
  • Total Employed 2008: 8700
  • Total Employed 2009: 7860
  • Total Employed 2010: 7300

Illinois vs National Pastry Employment

Illinois vs National Pastry Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 5.185% (7300)

Pastry Schools in Illinois

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1. The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

350 N Orleans St
Chicago, IL 60654-1593
(312) 280-3500

The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago is 0.8 miles from the center of the city and it offers one pastry program. 3,001 students pursue degrees in 14 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, AI-Illinois is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering pastry arts.

2. Kendall College

900 N. North Branch St.
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 752-2000

Kendall College offers one pastry program and this school, which is 1.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. 2,545 students seek degrees in 12 Kendall programs, overall. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering pastry arts.

3. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Chicago

361 W Chestnut
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 944-0882

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago offers one pastry program and it is near the heart of downtown. Le Cordon Bleu is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in pastry arts.

4. Elgin Community College

1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123-7193
(847) 697-1000

Elgin Community College is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two pastry programs. Specifically, students are offered one pastry certificate by it and one pastry degree at the associate's level. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering pastry arts.

5. Triton College

2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171-1995
(708) 456-0300x3130

Triton College offers one program in pastry arts and this college is in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois. 15,253 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Illinois.

6. McHenry County College

8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761
(815) 455-3700

McHenry County College, which is very close to Crystal Lake, Illinois, is in a rural area and this college offers one program in pastry arts. 7,392 students seek degrees in 47 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks sixth in the state of Illinois.

7. Lincoln Land Community College

5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, IL 62794-9256
(217) 786-2200

Lincoln Land Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Springfield, IL and it offers one pastry program. 7,602 students seek degrees in 69 Lincoln Land Community College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fifth in the state of Illinois.

8. Richland Community College

One College Pk
Decatur, IL 62521-8512
(217) 875-7200

Richland Community College, which is only a few miles from Decatur, is in a rural setting and it offers one pastry program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in pastry arts.

9. Harper College

1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067-7398
(847) 925-6000

Harper College offers one pastry program and it is located in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering pastry programs.

10. Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465-0937
(708) 974-4300

Moraine Valley Community College is located in the suburbs of Palos Hills, Illinois and it offers one pastry program. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in pastry arts.

11. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

6301 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60621-2709
(773) 602-5000

City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College is near the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in pastry arts. Out of those, students are offered one pastry certificate by this community college and one associate's level degree in pastry arts. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.