The Restaurant School At Walnut Hill College

Overview of The Restaurant School At Walnut Hill College

The Restaurant School is in a large city, in Philadelphia, PA. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at The Restaurant School earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include cooking and culinary arts, hospitality.

The Restaurant School Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as The Restaurant School offers open admission.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 488 students (422 full-time equivalent).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting The Restaurant School

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
4207 Walnut St
Philadelphia , PA 19104
General Phone: (215) 222-4200

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The Restaurant School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Cooking and Culinary Arts141pastry, chef training
Hospitality42hotel management, restaurant and food services management

Number of programs and degrees for The Restaurant School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1294
Bachelor's degree544

The Restaurant School Student Body

In 2007-2008, The Restaurant School had a total enrollment of 488 students (422 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 16%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 4%
Unknown 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 46%
20-21 35%
22-24 4%
25-29 7%
30-34 2%
35-39 2%
40-49 0%
50-64 0%

The Restaurant School Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %

The Restaurant School Room and Board (2007)

The Restaurant School offers campus housing for 130 of its 422 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

The Restaurant School Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

The Restaurant School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,850
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,850
Room and board $ 7,900
Room charge $ 6,000
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,990
Books and supplies $ 1,900
Other expenses $ 2,600

Financial Aid:
The Restaurant School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2192800)

The Restaurant School Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year12$55,1905$48,484
All faculty totalcalendar year12$55,1905$48,484

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

The Restaurant School Degree Programs (2007)

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management

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What Sets The Restaurant School Apart:

% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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% of degrees in hospitality
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% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
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Top 6%The Restaurant School % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 17%The Restaurant School Dorm rooms per full-time student

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus library
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