New York Fall Accepted Students Info

  • Information for the New York Fall Class

    Welcome to the CIA family!

    We can’t wait to have you on the CIA’s New York campus on September 7, 2021.

  • Green and Gold Virtual Orientation


    Paying Your Tuition

    Watch as Chris Falzerano, from CIA’s student financial planning team, checks in to help make sure you’re on your way to paying your tuition. There are so many options available to you, such as loans and payment plans. We’re here every step of the way with one-on-one support to make sure you know about them all!

    Student Life and Campus Involvement
    Wednesday, August 4
    3–4 p.m. ET

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    Housing and Move-In
    Wednesday, August 11
    6–7 p.m. ET

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    Connect with Your Future Classmates
    Thursday, August 26
    3–4 p.m. ET

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  • Follow these steps to get started:

    Step 1

    Deposit Now

    Let everyone know you’re CIA bound! Pay your $300 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 Fall 2021 Accepted Students. Remember you can always reach out to the CIA Enrollment team with any questions at enrollment@culinary.edu or 1-800-CULINARY.

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  • Everything You’d Expect from a Campus Visit—Online!


    Accepted Student Campus Tour

    Calling all Accepted Students. This is your opportunity to take a tour of our amazing New York campus right from home!


    Everything You Need to Know

    There’s a lot to know before you start your journey at The Culinary Institute of America.


    Q&A with Current CIA Students

    Get answers to your questions as you learn about college life with a culinary twist.

    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
    2020–21 2021–22 2022–23*
    Fall 2021 No Yes
    Fall 2022 No No Yes

    * Please note: The 2022–23 FAFSA will be available in October 2021. Students will need to file a FAFSA each year while in attendance.

  • CIA Chefs Present: Lessons From Home


    Knife Safety and Care

    Safety first! Chef Tobias checks in to show you how properly handle and sharpen your knives.


    Knife Types

    Learn the best knife for the job with Chef DelleRose and get a peek at his personal collection.


    Knife Cuts

    Get cutting with Chef Garniero. He walks you through some basic cuts you’ll learn in Culinary Fundamentals.

    Keep Watching!

    Check out additional instructional videos from your future CIA chefs.