Reduced Hours and Activities During Late July/August

We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that amazing changes are underway at the CIA campuses during the summer and our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Please note that classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 28–August 21, 2017. Classes will resume on August 22.

Admissions

  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.

Restaurants

  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to www.ciarestaurantgroup.com for the most up-to-the-minute information.
  • At the New York campus, all restaurants will be closed during this period.
  • At our California campus locations (Copia and Greystone), The Restaurant at CIA Copia and The Bakery Café by illy will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, Nao will be open for lunch and the outdoor taco stand will also be open.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

  • CIA Seniors at BPS Graduation
  • Fast Track Your Bachelor’s Degree

    Save Time and Money by Transferring up to 60 Credits

    Bachelor’s Fast Track allows you to shorten your degree time, pay less tuition, and get credit for an entire semester or more. You can transfer credits into any of our bachelor’s-level majors:

    • Applied Food Studies (120 credit, seven semester program)
    • Culinary Science (132 credit, eight semester program)
    • Food Business Management (132 credit, eight semester program)

    Transfer Students

    By applying relevant credits earned (AP or college), life achievements, and select exam results to your degree education, you can earn your degree faster and put your food education to work in the food industry!

    How can you qualify?

    1. Complete your application for admission. Be sure to indicate on your application if you wish to be considered for Bachelor’s Fast Track.
    2. Submit official copies of all your high school and/or college transcripts.

    That’s it! Once your application is complete and you’ve been accepted into the CIA, you will automatically be reviewed for transfer credits. Within three weeks of your acceptance, the college will send you an e-mail with the results of your transfer credit evaluation.

    Check out several transfer credit scenarios and learn more about our transfer policies.

    Applied Food Studies Scenario:

    Student A completed 11 courses (or 33 credits) at another college. The student took:

    Earned Credit:

    Literature & Composition
    Statistics
    Macroeconomics
    Spanish I & II
    European & U.S. History courses
    Psychology
    Sociology
    Public Policy
    Business Management

    Satisfies CIA Requirement for:

    Literature & Composition
    Math/Science course
    Economics course
    Foreign Language I & II
    History & Cultures I & II
    Social Science
    Liberal Arts Elective
    Free Elective
    Free Elective

    With these courses approved for transfer credit, Student A will be able to finish the CIA bachelor’s degree program in five semesters, saving more than $57,000 in tuition, board, and housing costs.

    Culinary Science Scenario:

    Student B completed four courses (or 12 credits) at another college. The student received transfer credit for:

    Earned Credit:

    Literature & Composition
    Introduction to Statistics
    Macroeconomics
    French I

    Satisfies CIA Requirement for:

    Literature & Composition
    Math/Science course
    Economics course
    Foreign Language I

    Based on the eligible credits, Student B will be able to complete the CIA bachelor’s degree program in seven semesters, saving more than $19,000 in tuition, board, and housing costs.

    Food Business Management Scenario:

    Scenario #1:
    Student C completed two semester’s worth of courses (or 30 credits) at another college. This student took:

    Earned Credit:

    College Algebra
    Microeconomics
    Italian I & II
    European & U.S. History courses
    Psychology
    Creative Writing
    Financial Accounting
    Consumer Behavior

    Satisfies CIA Requirement for:

    Math/Science course
    Economics course
    Foreign Language I & II
    History & Cultures I & II
    Social Science
    Liberal Arts Elective
    Financial Accounting
    Business Management course (elective)

    With these courses approved for transfer credit, Student C is eligible to complete the CIA bachelor’s degree program in six semesters, saving more than $38,000 in tuition, board, and housing costs.

    Scenario #2:
    Student D is a recent high school graduate. While in high school, Student D took the following placement tests and earned credits at his/her local community college as follows:

    Earned Credit:

    AP Psychology (score of 4)
    CLEP Exam: Literature & Composition
    Algebra
    Statistics

    Satisfies CIA Requirement for:

    Social Science
    Literature & Composition
    Math/Science
    Liberal Arts Elective

    Student D also attended a high school that has an articulation agreement with the CIA, which means that he/she will receive transfer credit for Food Safety.

    Based on the eligible credits, Student D will be able to complete the CIA bachelor’s degree program in seven semesters, saving more than $19,000 in tuition, board, and housing costs.

  • Food is big business, and you won’t find business education anywhere as food-focused as the CIA’s.
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