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, including the on-campus, online, and regional events below. Plan your CIA visit: get directions, lodging info, and more.
Daily Tours are for prospective students are available daily 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.
Daily Tours 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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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!
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).
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.
This program is for prospective students who have already graduated from high school.
Interested in pursuing a degree at the CIA, but haven’t had a chance to come onto campus to learn more? This evening event is perfect for busy adult prospective CIA students! Drop in any time between 5 and 6:30 p.m. for an informal chat with one of our admissions counselors. You’ll also enjoy an award-winning student-crafted beer from The Brewery at the CIA—on us! CIA Head Brewer Hutch Kugeman will show you around the brewery and talk about the brewing process. CIA admissions counselors will be on hand to answer questions you and if you’d like, we've got an optional campus tour that begins at 6:30 p.m. Cheers!
Instant Decision Days are 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. Instant Decision Days will include a campus tour, preliminary transfer credit evaluation (please bring your transcripts!), and an optional one-on-one application workshop.
You probably already know it…a career in food and hospitality is what you want. That’s great news, because the world of food is big, with lots of opportunities.
Come find out more about food careers and the CIA at a very special event that features a stop at CIA Career Fair, a chance to talk with successful CIA graduates, a campus tour, and more!
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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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Once you’ve been accepted to the CIA, Accepted Student Day is a great way to see the campus firsthand, find out what’s next for you, and get a taste of life at the college.
Come visit us and get key info about enrollment steps, financial aid, and student employment. You’ll also enjoy a lively culinary demonstration, tour our beautiful campus, hear from students and faculty, and savor some fabulous food.
Take a deep dive into the world of food this summer during the CIA’s exclusive six-day culinary summer camp at our Hyde Park, NY campus. Through expert-led lectures and demonstrations, hands-on workshops in cooking, baking, and pastry arts, and field trips, you’ll explore the art, science, and business aspects of food.
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 link below or call the CIA Admissions Department at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627).
Join us for one of these regional receptions and discover the countless opportunities that await you at the world’s premier culinary college.
Bring your completed application and you’ll qualify for a $50 application fee waiver.
RSVP as soon as possible—space is limited. To schedule an appointment for one of these events, please sign up online using the link below or call the CIA Admissions Department at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627).
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.