Oregon Culinary Institute, as a subsidiary of Pioneer Pacific College, is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas, associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally-recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by The Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools may be reached at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4241, 202.336.6780.

Oregon Culinary Institute, as a subsidiary of Pioneer Pacific College, is also authorized by the State of Oregon to offer and confer the academic degrees and certificates described herein, following a determination that state academic standards will be satisfied under OAR 583-030.Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Office of Degree Authorization, 775 Court St NE, Salem, Oregon 97301.

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

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Culinary Management AAS Degree

COST:
How much will this program cost me?

Tuition & Fees: $30,950

  • Tuition: $29,250
  • Application Fee: $50
  • Registration Fee: $400
  • Culinary Fee: $1,200
  • Graduation Fee: $50
  • Books: $0
  • Cost/Credit: $325
  • On-campus room & board: not offered

What's included?
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student's account.

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Culinary Arts Diploma

COST:
How much will this program cost me?

Tuition & Fees: $17,325

  • Tuition: $15,925
  • Application Fee: $50
  • Registration Fee: $400
  • Culinary Fee: $900
  • Graduation Fee: $50
  • Books: $0
  • Cost/Credit: $325
  • On-campus room & board: not offered

What's included?
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student's account.

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Weekday Program Disclosures

Weekday Program Disclosures

Baking and Pastry Management AAS Degree

COST:
How much will this program cost me?

Tuition & Fees: $30,950

  • Tuition: $29,250
  • Application Fee: $50
  • Registration Fee: $400
  • Culinary Fee: $1,200
  • Graduation Fee: $50
  • Books: $0
  • Cost/Credit: $325
  • On-campus room & board: not offered

What's included?
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student's account.

More information about this program:

Program Disclosures

Baking and Pastry Diploma

COST:
How much will this program cost me?

Tuition & Fees: $17,325

  • Tuition: $15,925
  • Application Fee: $50
  • Registration Fee: $400
  • Culinary Fee: $900
  • Graduation Fee: $50
  • Books: $0
  • Cost/Credit: $325
  • On-campus room & board: not offered

What's included?
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student's account.

More information about this program:

Weekday Program Disclosures

Weekend Program Disclosures

Restaurant Management AAS Degree*

*This program is not currently being offered.

COST:
How much will this program cost me?

  • Tuition: $29,250
  • Application Fee: $50
  • Registration Fee: $400
  • Culinary Fee: $1,200
  • Graduation Fee: $50
  • Books: $0
  • Cost/Credit: $325
  • On-campus room & board: not offered

What's included?
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student's account.

More information about this program:

Program Disclosures

Restaurant Management Diploma*

*This program is not currently being offered.

COST:
How much will this program cost me?

  • Tuition: $17,225
  • Application Fee: $50
  • Registration Fee: $400
  • Culinary Fee: $900
  • Graduation Fee: $50
  • Books: $0
  • Cost/Credit: $325
  • On-campus room & board: not offered

What's included?
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student's account.

More information about this program:

Program Disclosures

FEES

All programs require a $50 Application Fee to be paid when the Enrollment Agreement is completed, a $400 Registration Fee that will be charged to the student’s account on or after the first day of the term in which they start classes, and a $50 Graduation Fee that will be charged to the student’s account at the beginning of their final term of study.

Oregon Culinary Institute’s academic measurement system is quarter credit hours. Each program has an average tuition per credit as listed on the catalog insert. Students required to repeat a course because of a failing grade or withdrawal for any reason will be charged tuition at this rate.

The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student’s account.

All tuition and fees for the term must be paid at the time of registration unless documented arrangements for disbursement of financial aid and/or other payment plans have been made.

ADDITIONAL FEES

PROGRAM CHANGE FEE

A $50 fee will be charged to any student making a change from one program to another.

REENTRY FEE

A $50 fee will be charged to any student reentering the college after having withdrawn from school. A student may appeal the $50 re-entry fee if they withdraw for the following conditions only: Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) covered circumstances or military students called to active duty. Students should submit an appeal in writing to the Corporate Director of Financial Aid along with supporting documentation. Students returning from an official leave of absence on the scheduled date will not be charged a fee.

CHALLENGE EXAMINATION FEE

A $75 fee will be charged for each challenge attempted to determine advanced standing. Each applicant is required to test for keyboarding placement if KEY110 is part of the student’s program. If an applicant is unsuccessful challenging KEY110, they will not be charged a challenge examination fee

TRANSCRIPT FEE

The first official transcript is issued upon graduation free of charge. Additional transcripts are $5 each. A signed release is required before any transcripts will be released.

RETURNED CHECK FEE

Students will be required to pay a $25 fee for all checks written to the College that get returned for insufficient funds.

REPLACEMENT DIPLOMA FEE

Students will be charged $10 to replace a diploma.

DAMAGE FEES

Students will be charged for the repair or replacement of any equipment lost or damaged through negligence or willful mischief. This includes damage to any part of the building or its immediate surroundings.

REGISTRATION FEE

All students are charged a $400 registration fee. A registration fee will only be charged for the student’s first enrollment at Pioneer Pacific College.

APPLICATION FEE

All students are charged a $50 application fee with the following exceptions:

  • Students who cancel less than one year from their enrollment date and enroll in the same or different program.
  • Active students who change programs within one week of their start date.
  • Active students preparing to graduate from a program and seeking to enroll in new program.

LAB FEES

Some programs require lab fees.

Culinary Fees - Diploma

A $900 fee is charged at the beginning of the program and is non-refundable. Students upgrading to an AAS degree program are charged an additional $300.

Culinary Fees – Associate

A $1,200 fee is charged at the beginning of the program and is non-refundable. Students who downgrade to Diploma will not have a change in their fee.


Methodology

COST:

Tuition and Fees
Current tuition and fees for the program.

FINANCING:

Loans
The percentage of students who received any type of education loan between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.

Median Debt
The median loan debt incurred by students who completed their program between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015, (separately by Title IV loans and by other education debt to include both private educational loans and institutional financing) as provided by the secretary for Federal Education loans and by the institution for Private and Institutional financing.

SUCCESS:

Program Name and Standard Occupation Classification
Program Name and U.S. Department of Labor's Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code of the occupations that the program prepares students to enter, along with links to occupational profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor's O*NET Web site.

On-Time Graduation Rate
Pioneer Pacific College calculates on-time graduation rate for students who completed their program of study between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015, using the published calendar time for program completion and measured in weeks of instructional time. Students who complete their program of study on or before to the student's expected graduation date, are counted as completers.

Job Placement Rate
Employment rate of students who completed their training between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015, and who are placed in their position on or before November 1, 2015 using the following formula:

(Placed by Job Title +Placed by Skills Acquired in the Program + Placed by Benefit of Training) / ((Completed a Program + Graduated from a Program) - (Not Available for Placement Health + Not Available for Placement Continuing Education + Not Available for Placement Military Service + Not Available for Placement due to Visa Restrictions + Not Available for Placement due to ESL Program Enrollment + Not Available for Placement due to Incarceration))

Employment in the field of study or in a related field:

The position is either

  • Included on the list of job titles published by the institution for which the program prepares students,
  • It requires the use of the skills learned in the student's program as a predominant component of the job, or
  • The student attests to the benefit of the training received as a catalyst in obtaining or maintaining the position.

This data has been collected from the College's internal electronic student enrollment record system and feedback from employers.

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