• 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.

  • On-Campus Events


  • Admissions Information Sessions for prospective students are available throughout the week 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 Officer after the campus tour.

    Admissions Information Sessions are held multiple days during the week. 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).

    Register Online Now


    Saturday 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 Officer after the campus tour.

    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).

    Register Online Now

    This program is for high school juniors and seniors interested in a culinary arts or baking and pastry arts career. The Open House will include an admissions presentation where you'll learn more about our associate and bachelor's degree programs, a culinary demonstration by the CIA's Chef Freddy, a campus tour, lunch at The Egg, and a financial aid presentation.

    Registration is at 10:30 a.m. in the Conrad N. Hilton Library and the program will begin at 11 a.m. Admissions staff members will be available to answer all your individual questions and for personal interviews.

    Open Houses are held once a month. 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).

    Register Online Now

    The Open House will include an admissions presentation, a culinary demonstration by the CIA's Chef Freddy, a campus tour, and a financial aid presentation. Desserts will be served. This program is for prospective students who have already graduated from high school.

    Admissions staff members will be available to answer all your individual questions.

    Open Houses are held once a month. 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).

    Register Online Now

    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.

    During Journey for Juniors, you'll:

    • Attend and participate in captivating presentations and a cooking demo.
    • Work in CIA kitchens and bakeshops under the guidance of our expert faculty.
    • Chat with current students and get a fantastic taste of our world-class campus.
    • Learn about the wide variety of career opportunities in the amazing world of food.
    • Eat dinner in one of our award winning on campus student run restaurants.

    You can choose either the Culinary Arts experience or the Baking and Pastry Arts experience, but in either case be sure to apply online today—the program is limited to 18 students per class, per program date. The cost of $400 covers the program costs, hotel room for two on Thursday and Friday nights, and most meals. A parent or guardian must accompany you to the event.

    Requirements:

    • Personal Statement—in approximately 150 words, describe your interest in the foodservice industry and any industry experience you have in a classroom or work setting. Include your reasons for wanting to participate in this program and how it could influence your future plans.
    • Must be entering your senior year by the Fall of 2017, be at least 16 years of age, and be considering a culinary career or baking and pastry career.
    • One parent or legal guardian must accompany you. The parent will take part in all aspects of the program, with the exception of the kitchen class on Saturday.

    The 2017 Journey for Juniors program is full, but don't worry, you can still learn more about the CIA. Let's Get Started >

  • Events in Your Area


  • 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 >

     

    Connecticut

     

    The Landing—Stamford, CT
    232 Harbor Drive
    Stamford, CT 06902

    July 26, 2017
    6:30–8:30 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Erika Schmid
    Alumni Host: David S. Cingari ’83

     

    New Jersey

     

    Monsoon Indian Cuisine—Cherry Hill, NJ
    190 Barclay Farms Shopping Center
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

    July 26, 2017
    6–8 p.m.
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    New York

     

    Hyatt Place—Garden City, NY
    5 North Avenue
    Garden City, NY 11530

    July 25, 2017
    7–8:30 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jessica Jones

     

     

    To RSVP for any of the above receptions, please call the Admissions Department at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627), or fill out the online form.

    Most receptions include:

    • Refreshments and hors d’oeuvre
    • Discussion on careers and personal experiences by CIA grads
    • An admissions presentation
    • An opportunity to qualify for a $50 application fee waiver


    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.

    Our virtual Admissions Information Session for prospective international students is now open! You'll learn about the college, admissions process, and available funding. You'll hear about our beautiful residential campus and learn all about being a student at the world's premier culinary college. If you have individual questions, our admissions counselors are available via email, phone, and Skype to address all your needs. Registration is available online only!

    Wednesday, July 19, 7–8 a.m. EDT.

    Register Online Now

  • Each Career Fair draws 130+ employers and 300 recruiters to campus—and they do 850 job interviews before they leave!