We’re here to make the admissions process as fast and easy as possible for you. Admission requirements for international students are:
The CIA’s application has several required documents: school transcripts, recommendations, personal statements and in some cases, a résumé. All documentation provided with your application must be in English (or be accompanied by a notarized translation of the documents into English). Watch our video for step-by-step instructions to use our online application. You may also read application instructions for the CIA degree you are interested in:
A letter of financial support from you or your sponsor is also required to go along with the Proof of Funding, stating that you or they intend to cover all tuition and living expenses while you study at the CIA.
Students must submit this form even if supporting themselves, and the name of the sponsor must match the name on the proof of funding documents.Download a copy of the declaration form for undergraduate students >Download a copy of the declaration form for graduate students >
If English is not your native language, you will be required to demonstrate proficiency. Learn about CIA’s English proficiency requirements and about the option of conditional admission.
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Assistant Director—International AdmissionsAmanda.Stevens@culinary.edu845-451-1566
Contact Amanda to set up a presentation or a one-on-one meeting.