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  • High School Students

    High School Students, Parents, and Educators

    If you’re in high school, the parent of a high school student, or a secondary school teacher, discover how the CIA best prepares young learners for careers in the food industry.
    Transfer Students

    Transfer Students

    Learn about the CIA’s generous transfer credit review policies and our accelerated programs.
    College Grads / Adult Students

    College Grads / Adult Learners

    Even if you already have a college degree, the CIA offers many more ways to expand your culinary knowledge and best position yourself for future career growth in the food industry.
    International Students

    International Students

    Read about international admission policies, student visas, and other information that will help you join the CIA’s diverse campus community.
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    The CIA is committed to ensuring the brave servicemen and servicewomen of the U.S. armed forces receive the special attention they deserve.
    Accepted Students

    Accepted Students

    Congrats, you’ve been accepted to the CIA! Here’s what you should do next.
  • Gower Lane, CIA culinary arts alumni, is Director of Operations, Kendal on Hudson.

    Alumni Spotlight

    Gower Lane '92
    Director of Operations, Kendal on Hudson
    Gower Lane always enjoyed working with his hands but after working in the automotive field for a few years, he realized there was another hands-on activity that he loved even more—cooking.
    Eric LeVine, CIA culinary arts alumni, is an author, Food Network show Chopped contestant, cancer survivor, chef/partner at Morris Tap and Grill, partner of Sarah Bakery and the Twisted Group, and owner of EXQ Consulting.

    Alumni Spotlight

    Eric LeVine '90
    Chef/Partner Morris Tap and Grill
    Whether he is preparing delicious food, managing an event, writing a book, or fighting a tenacious disease, Eric LeVine is a man with a mission.
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