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.
Love food? Find out how the CIA will help you turn your passion into an exciting career.
Learn how the credits you’ve already earned can help you get your CIA degree faster.
Expand your marketability and career opportunities in food with a CIA degree and connections.
Welcome! Join our diverse community of students and instructors who share your love of food.
Discover resources, support, and how your benefits can cover up to 100% of your CIA tuition.
Find out how the CIA offers your budding culinarian the best preparation for success.
Check out free resources to help you nurture your students’ passion for cooking.
Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to the CIA! Here’s what you should do next.
In addition to locations in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore, we offer several degree and certification programs to best match your career goals. Our expert admissions team is also ready to answer your questions about applying to the CIA, financial assistance, classes and culinary facilities, student life, and professional development opportunities.
We wish you were here—but until you are, explore campus online with our virtual visits.
Are you curious about what it’s really like to be a CIA student? We’ve got you covered. While you work on your application, connect with one of our dedicated student ambassadors. They can answer the questions you haven’t asked anyone else, share their own personal experiences, and give you expert and genuine advice—because they’ve gone through it, too. Find out what it means to be part of the CIA family. Connect with someone now or see more ambassadors here!