The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 428
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 23:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 160 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 263 applications and 256 students were granted admission. The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College is at the #95 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College's tuition was $19,650 for all students regardless of residency (22.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $21,918
In State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 84% of The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 68% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $2,842 (which is 35.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in 2016-2017, was 259, which is 82% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,897 (which is 3.6% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,378
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,154
Financial aid
National Average = 89%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College has enrolled a total of 428 students (428 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 428 students, 6 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 46%

Black/African American: 30%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Hispanic: 7%

Two or more races: 6%

Asian: 3%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Personal And Culinary Services 60% 259
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 13% 56

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 36%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $26,804

The typical median income of The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,700. Last year, out of the total 409 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 364 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 528 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 459 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,700 $31,800
Employment Rate 89% 87%
Total Graduates 409 528

Campus Location

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