The Culinary Institute of America

  • Gainful Employment Disclosure—AWBP

    The following information is provided in accordance with U.S. Department of Education disclosure guidelines regarding gainful employment of graduates of this program:

    Q: How much does the AWBP cost in 2013–2014?

    A: Tuition and fees: $27,600
    Textbooks, supplies, uniforms: $1,250
    On-campus room and board, with taxes: $9,670

    Q: What are my financing options to pay for the AWBP?

    A: In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which you may be eligible, 64% of graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates in 2012–2013 was:
    Federal loan debt: $5,500
    Private loan debt: $0
    Institution loan debt: $0

    Q: How long will it take for me to complete the AWBP?

    A: The program is designed to take two semesters totaling 30 weeks. 92% of the students from this program in 2012–2013 finished in this time.

    Q: What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?

    A: The job placement rate for students who complete the program is 82%.

    Q: What type of jobs can graduates get?

    A: Director of food and beverage is one occupation representative of those for which graduates of the AWBP will be educationally qualified. As the CIA continues implementing the Gainful Employment disclosure requirements, the college will identify a more complete list of such occupations.

    Q: What is your institution default rate?

    A: 94.8% of graduates from this institution who took out federal student loans are successfully repaying them. The current default rate for all programs offered by the school is 5.2%.