Student Life at CIA New York

  • Explore CIA Campus Life in New York

    College life at CIA New York is packed with activities. Our beautiful 170-acre campus in Hyde Park, NY, is home to numerous student clubs, athletics teams, residence halls, and special events that offer countless personal and professional development opportunities involving food, friends, and fun!

    New York Campus Virtual Tour

    Our beautiful 170-acre Hyde Park campus offers the total package for college life. Explore the campus on our virtual tour. CIA NY Campus Map >

    Residence Halls, Lodges, and Townhouses

    Lifelong friends and memories—that’s what you get when you live on campus. It’s the perfect way to round out your college life and your social life! Learn more about CIA NY housing >

    CIA Meal Plan

    Learn about CIA's Meal Plan. Clear choices, great value, amazing food. Click this image to choose your plan.


    The CIA Steels compete in the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Conference in five sports: soccer, basketball, cross country, tennis, and volleyball. Or, you can get involved in our various intramural sports, fitness programs, or recreational activities.


    Our campus clubs, like the Gourmet Society for exploring world cuisine and the Eta Sigma Delta international honor society, are a great way to make friends and connect with others who share your interests. Learn more about our many student organizations.

    Guest Chefs and Special Events

    The best culinary college in the world is often visited by the best chefs in the world. Our students have lined the aisles to see legendary Spanish chef Ferran Adrià, packed the house for celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse, and camped out in the wee hours to attend the Bocuse d’Or USA competition.

    Off-Campus Exploration

    With our stunning Hudson Valley location, you’ll enjoy plenty of interesting and exciting activities nearby—there’s New York City, historic sites, rock climbing, and much more.

  • Contact Us

    The Culinary Institute of America
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 845-452-9600
  • The Egg has the coolest food court you’ll ever see, plus a craft brewery and a rotating pop-up restaurant.
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