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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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  • CIA Student Ambassadors

    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!

     

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  • Chieyen Meachem - CIA management student

    Alumni Spotlight

    Chieyen Meachem ’15
    Food and Beverage Manager, Operations Support Resources, Marriott International
    “Every single day I use what I learned at the CIA...I’ve been able to use all of that knowledge in my jobs.”
    Beth Wisniewski, CIA culinary arts alumna

    Alumni Spotlight

    Beth Wisniewski '11
    Office of the Executive Team, Gramercy Tavern
    "I had the best group of friends anyone could have asked for. We all started on the same day and graduated together, which was rare! We got to spend hours on end every single day together learning how to cook... how cool is that?"
  • Did You Know?


    The CIA offers an accelerated degree option for students with professional kitchen experience.
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