New York Fall Accepted Students Info

  • Information for Students Starting in September

    Welcome to the CIA family!

  • Follow these steps to get started:

    Step 1

    Deposit Now

    Let everyone know you’re CIA bound! Pay your deposit on the student portal.

    Step 2

    File Your FAFSA

    Filed your FAFSA yet? Don’t delay, it’s easy. Don’t know which FAFSA to file? Read below.

    Step 3

    Explore the Portal

    CIA Main Menu—your student portal—is your one-stop shop for important information, deadlines, and forms.
  • New York Campus FAQs—Got Questions?

    Check our FAQs for New York Accepted Students. Remember you can always reach out to the CIA Enrollment Team with any questions at enrollment@culinary.edu or 1-800-CULINARY.

    Check them out now
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  • Everything You’d Expect from a Campus Visit—Online


    Freshman Residence Hall Tour


    Guided Tour of Campus

    CIA New York Interactive Campus Map

    Interactive Campus Map

    Visit our YouTube playlist for on-demand videos to learn more about CIA’s academics, campus life, financial aid, and more!

  • File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    The CIA federal code is 007304. Every year, students are able to file the newest FAFSA (for the following year) beginning in October.

    Which FAFSA Should I File?

    Entry Date FAFSA Year
    2024–25 2025–26*
    September 2024 Yes
    September 2025 Yes

    *Please note: 2025–26 FAFSA will be available in October 2024. Students will need to file a FAFSA each year while in attendance.
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