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.

  • Step 1

    Deposit Now

    May 1 is National Decision Day.
    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.
  • CIA SAFE Plan

    Learn about the CIA SAFE (Shared Accountability for Everyone) Plan and what everything the CIA is doing to ensure the health and safety of its community.

    Learn More

  • Events for New York Accepted Students

    Join current students and CIA staff to learn more about your future home. We encourage you to turn your camera on, ask questions, and get to know your future classmates.

    Accepted Student Day:
    New York Campus with Special Guests

    Thursday, April 15
    5–7 p.m. ET

    RSVP now

    We hope you can join us for all our sessions—if you attend three or more events, you’ll receive a special CIA gift. What will it be? You’ll choose!

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


    Get Ready for Fall 2021

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


    Behind the Scenes New York Campus Tour

    Go behind the scenes with a guided tour of our main campus.

    New York Campus - Interactive Campus Map

    Interactive Campus Map

    Take a look inside our residence halls, academic facilities, student commons, and more!


    Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Learn directly about financial aid and scholarships from CIA experts.


    Academics and Your Class Schedule

    Learn what to expect during your first semester directly from students and CIA staff.


    Student Life and Residence Halls

    Learn about student life, clubs, and fun activities at our beautiful riverside campus.

  • 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.