New York Fall Accepted Students Info

  • Information for Students Starting in September

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    Did you miss our Virtual Accepted Student Day? Check out the recording to learn more about financial aid, campus programs, and food careers.

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    Chat with current CIA parents and students, and learn more about college life with a culinary twist.

    Preparing for Your Arrival

    Thursday, July 14

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    Q&A with Current CIA Students

    Thursday, July 28

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  • 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 Fall 2022 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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  • On-Demand Videos to Help You Get Ready


    Enrollment Checklist

    Watch our video to learn about next steps, deposit dates, ordering uniforms, and the portal.


    Current CIA Student Q&A: Student Life

    During this Q&A session with current CIA students, you’ll find out what it’s really like to live and learn at the CIA in New York!


    Current CIA Student Q&A: Academics

    During this Q&A session with current CIA students, you’ll learn about how majors at the CIA in New York reflect the diverse food world!

    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
    2022–23 2023–24*
    September 2022 Yes
    September 2023 No Yes

    * Please note: The 2023–24 FAFSA will be available in October 2022. Students will need to file a FAFSA each year while in attendance.
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