Seasonal Enrollment Benefits

Seasonal Enrollment Benefits are Available

The Culinary Institute of America

  • Food is YOUR Life

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    Go ahead, admit it: you have a passion for food.

    You’re always looking at menus with a critical eye, noticing things that others don’t. You get excited at the first mention of upcoming farmers’ markets. You plan your weekends around food, and your conversations gravitate to the next big ingredient or culinary trend. You ponder the best technique to make fresh mayonnaise, you’re obsessed with perfecting your sauté technique, and you don’t just love bread—you love smelling it, touching it, watching it.

    The people who come to the CIA—from faculty to culinary professionals to fellow students—are just like you. We all share this incredible passion, a passion best summed up by a simple, powerful truth…

    Food is Life.®

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    Our comprehensive offering of degree and certificate programs, across three world-class U.S. campuses, ensures that we have the right program for you. Our degree programs are offered throughout the year, and their application process is simple and can largely be accomplished online. Our admissions counselors are available by phone, e-mail, and text to answer your questions and guide you. And we invite you to come visit us at any campus—our schedule of information sessions gives you many options to choose from. There’s nothing quite like seeing the CIA up close and personal.

    We invite you to learn about our offerings; the CIA is sure to have the right program for you. And we invite you to create your account today to get more information about our programs or to start your application.

  • Seasonal Grants Available

    Tuition grants are available as early as January for culinary arts majors at our New York campus. Start planning for 2015.
  • Take Your Career To The Next Level

    Put your industry experience to work in the Associate Degree Program for Advanced Career Experience (ACE) students. Not only will you earn an outstanding education and degree in just 15 months, you’ll add a valuable credential to your resume and gain the best opportunity for career advancement.