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The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Philadelphia, PA
University Website: www.walnuthillcollege.edu
Apply Online: www.walnuthillcollege.edu/onlineapp.asp
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The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College was founded in 1974 as America's first private college to offer career training in fine dining and the luxury hospitality industry. The college offers four majors: Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management, Pastry Arts and Hotel Management. The majors are offered at the Associate and Bachelors degree levels.

Located in the University City section of Philadelphia the campus features four open-to-the-public student-run restaurants, a pastry shop, bookstore and gift shop and a student cafe. The college offers on-site housing for students. There are 600 students who hail from 17 states.

Special features are travel experiences which are included in the tuition. All Culinary and Pastry students in the Associate Degree participate in a week-long gastronomic tour of France. Restaurant and Hotel Management students participate in a week-long hospitality tour that includes behind-the-scenes tours of Walt Disney World Resort and other central Florida resorts followed by a cruise to the Bahamas. Students that continue their studies towards a Bachelors degree participate in a week-long Hospitality Tour of England.

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Fast Facts

  • Private for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $19,050.00 avg tuition

4207 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
2152(224) 200-3015

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Financial Aid:

Areas of Study:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Personal And Culinary Services
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The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

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Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 92%
4-year graduation rate 42%
6-year graduation rate 67%
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Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
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TOEFL Not applicable
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AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $19,050.00 $19,050.00 $19,050.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $3,525.00 $3,525.00 $3,525.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $8,200.00 $9,725.00 $4,250.00
Other Expenses $2,800.00 $4,250.00 $4,250.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,420.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 89%
Percent receiving grant aid 67%
Avg amount of grant aid $3,251.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 80%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,277.00

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management X X
Restaurant/Food Services Management X X
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef X X
Culinary Arts/Chef Training X X

Scholarships for Students in Pennsylvania

Name Amount Deadline
House of Representatives Legislative Fellowship Program $6,000 May 01, 2017
MassGrant Varies May 01, 2017

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