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.


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


  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to 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

  • Find info about tuition and fees for CIA's California campus
  • CIA 2017–2018 Tuition and Fees:
    California Campus

    Associate Degree Programs
    Accelerated Culinary Arts Program (ACAP)
    Wine & Beverage Graduate Certificate Program (WBGC)

    Associate Degree Programs

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2017 for the associate degree programs at our St. Helena, CA campus.

    First Semester Freshman  
    Tuition* $14,690
    Application $50
    Supplies $755†/$620††
    Board** $1,475
    General Fee+ $740
    Total $17,710/$17,575
    Second Semester Freshman  
    Tuition* $14,690
    Board** $1,475
    General Fee+ $740
    Total $16,905
    First Semester Sophomore  
    Tuition* $14,690
    Supplies $100‡/$205‡‡
    Board** $1,475
    General Fee+ $740
    Total $17,005/$17,110
    Second Semester Sophomore  
    Tuition* $14,690
    Board** $1,475
    General Fee+ $740
    Total $16,905

    * Full time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board includes two meals per day on scheduled class days.
    † First-semester supplies for culinary arts students include culinary tool kit and uniforms.
    †† First-semester supplies for baking and pastry arts students include baking & pastry tool kit and uniforms.
    ‡ Supplies for culinary arts students.
    ‡‡ Supplies for baking and pastry arts students.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student activity and exam fees.

    Residence Hall Rates
    Rates per semester are as follows:
    Single, Private Bath $4,825
    Double $3,900
    Triple $3,280
    Quad $3,280
    CIA-controlled off-campus housing
    Single $4,825
    Executive apartments—Napa $4,800
    Double $4,300

    Note: In addition to the fees listed above, California residents, or students enrolled at the California campus, may be subject to a non-refundable Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee. For students who enroll after January 1, 2015, the fee is $0 (zero) per $1,000 of institutional charges. The STRF rate is subject to change based on the balance in the STRF account. Read more information about the STRF. (PDF)

    Based on the 2017–2018 tuition/fee schedule, the estimated total charge for an entire educational program is as follows: Associate degree in baking and pastry arts: $68,495; Associate degree in culinary arts: $68,525.

  • Contact Us

    Student Financial & Registration Services
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 845-451-1500