• Visiting the CIA in New York
  • Visit the CIA in New York

    CIA Admissions Visits

    Thinking of enrolling at our main campus in Hyde Park, NY? We have lots of ways for you to connect with the CIA and find out more.

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  • Admissions Information Sessions for prospective students are available throughout the month when the college is in session. You’ll learn about the college, admissions process, and financial aid opportunities. You’ll also tour our beautiful residential campus and get a firsthand look at the world’s premier culinary college. If you have individual questions, you can meet with an Admissions Counselor after the campus tour.

    Admissions Information Sessions are held multiple days. RSVP as soon as possible—space is limited. Sign up online to reserve your spot or call our Admissions Office at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627).

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    Join us for an online admissions information session specifically designed for international students. During the presentation, you'll learn about the college, admissions process, and available funding. You'll receive information about our beautiful residential campus and learn all about being a student at the world's premier culinary college. Bring your questions and speak to an international admissions representative live via webinar.

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    Learn how the CIA’s degree programs can start you on the road to a successful and rewarding career. Join us for an Admissions Open House for High School Students and discover the many opportunities that await you in the food industry!

    • Hear all about the CIA—majors, faculty, careers, travel abroad, campus life.
    • Walking tour of campus.
    • Optional one-on-one application assistance with $50 fee waiver.
    • Why wait? Instant decisions will be available for applicants who bring their supporting documents.

    RSVP as soon as possible—space is limited. Sign up online to reserve your spot or call our Admissions Office at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627).

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    Are you working in the food industry and want to advance? Have you completed high school, and maybe even attended another college? Thinking about switching careers? If any of these sounds like you, please join us for a special Open House for Adult and Transfer Students.

    • Speak one-on-one with CIA Admissions staff, and get all of your questions answered (we know you have some).
    • Learn about our degree completion program, transferring credit to the CIA, and how you may be able to graduate in as little as 15 months.
    • Enrolling at the CIA is a big step. Let us show you how we can work together to make it happen, from admission and financial aid to academics and career services.
    • Why wait? Instant decisions will be available for applicants who bring their supporting documents.

    This program is for prospective students who have already graduated from high school.

    RSVP as soon as possible—space is limited. Sign up online to reserve your spot or call our Admissions Office at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627).

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    This program is for prospective students with prior college experience who are interested in finding out how their college credits can get them closer to a CIA degree. Transfer Tuesdays will include a campus tour, preliminary transfer credit evaluation (please bring your transcripts!), and an optional one-on-one application workshop.

    RSVP as soon as possible—space is limited. Sign up online to reserve your spot or call our Admissions Office at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627).

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    You know it already... A career in food is what you want. And the world of food is a big place, with big opportunities. At the CIA, we get what you want to be!

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    Come get a sneak peek at the world’s premier culinary college. This two-day program—available exclusively to current high school juniors—provides an exciting first-hand preview of life as a CIA student, and shines a spotlight on the many diverse career paths that a CIA degree opens up for you.

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    Why wait? With our Instant Decision Appointments, you can request a one-on-one review of your application and supporting documents with a member of our admissions team! You bring the materials—and we’ll give you an admissions decision that same day!

    Appointments are available Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m. through 5 p.m.

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  • Plus find out about exciting career opportunities in one of today’s hottest industries—foodservice and hospitality—and discover why a degree from The Culinary is the credential to have.

    Bring your completed application to this event and you’ll qualify for a $50 application fee waiver!

    If no events are listed for your location, view our full admissions calendar for other upcoming events >

     

    None scheduled at this time. Please check back at a later date.


    These personal, one-on-one events are a great way to discover how the CIA fits into your future. Your admissions officer will get to know you as you talk about your goals and work together on your admissions plan. Come prepared with tons of questions! Plus, if you bring your completed application form to this event, you will receive a $50 application fee waiver!

    To schedule an appointment for one of these events, please sign up online using the links below or call the CIA Admissions Department at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627).

    If no events are listed for your location, view our full admissions calendar for other upcoming events >

     

    None scheduled at this time. Please check back at a later date.

  • 98% of freshmen live on campus, so you’ll jump right into college life.
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