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  • Enrollment Schedule

    Convenient Entry Dates—Get on Your Way to Success

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    Check Out the CIA Enrollment Schedules!

    You can apply for your program up to one year in advance of your intended enrollment. Our degree programs at each campus have entry dates throughout the year, so you can enroll when it’s most convenient for you.

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    CIA New York Campus
    Bachelor’s & Associate Degree Programs
    Open Entry Dates:

    January 3, 2019
    February 11, 2019*
    March 5, 2019*
    March 26, 2019*
    April 15, 2019*
    May 7, 2019 
    September 10, 2019
    January 6, 2020

    *Culinary Arts only
    CIA California Campus
    Associate Degree & Certificate Programs
    Open Entry Dates:

    January 3, 2019
    May 7, 2019
    September 10, 2019 (including Certificates)
    January 6, 2020
    CIA Texas Campus
    Associate Degree Programs
    Open Entry Dates:

     January 3, 2019
    May 7, 2019*
    September 10, 2019
    January 6, 2020

    *Culinary Arts only
  • Tips For Enrolling at the CIA

    • The CIA’s bachelor’s degree programs are offered exclusively at the college’s New York campus.
    • The CIA’s associate degree programs are offered at all three U.S. campuses.
    • Carefully review our “How to Apply” page or call 1-800-CULINARY if you have any questions.

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    Admissions Office
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 1-800-CULINARY
    Alt. Phone: 845-452-9430
    Fax: 845-451-1068