Classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from August 5–September 5, 2022.

Admissions

  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be available to support prospective students and their families. You can reach us at 1-800-CULINARY or admissions@culinary.edu.

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  • Feed Your Passion for the Culinary Arts

    The CIA is ready to help launch your career in the food business. Feel right at home among a community of friends, students, teachers, and alumni, all of whom share one thing in common—a passion for food.

  • High School Students

    High School Students

    Love food? Find out how the CIA will help you turn your passion into an exciting career.



    Transfer Students

    Transfer Students

    Learn how the credits you’ve already earned can help you get your CIA degree faster.



    Adult Students

    Adult Students

    Expand your marketability and career opportunities in food with a CIA degree and connections.



    International Students

    International Students

    Welcome! Join our diverse community of students and instructors who share your love of food.



    Veterans

    Veterans

    Discover resources, support, and how your benefits can cover up to 100% of your CIA tuition.



    Parents and Families

    Parents and Families

    Find out how the CIA offers your budding culinarian the best preparation for success.



    Teachers and Guidance Counselors

    Teachers and Guidance Counselors

    Check out free resources to help you nurture your students’ passion for cooking.



    Accepted Students

    Accepted Students

    Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to the CIA! Here’s what you should do next.



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    Caroline Lynch Gador '08
    Senior Manager, Research and Innovation, Danone
    “I know for a fact that my CIA education has gotten me to where I am today.”
    Michael Elegbede, CIA culinary arts alumni and owner, executive chef of ÌTÀN in Lagos, Nigeria.

    Alumni Spotlight

    Michael Elegbedé ’13
    Owner, Executive Chef, ÌTÀN
    “I chose to pursue my culinary education at the CIA because of the vast array of talented and knowledgeable chef-instructors and world-class facilities there. It uses a community approach towards education.”


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