Student Life at CIA New York

  • New York Campus—Why You’ll Love It

    Majestically overlooking the Hudson River, our beautiful 170-acre Hyde Park, NY campus is the total package for college life. Home to numerous student clubs, athletic teams, and special events, you’re sure to find countless opportunities involving foods, friends and fun! Explore the campus on our virtual tour. CIA New York campus map >

  • Student Life - NY - Residential Life—Halls, Lodges, and Townhouses

    Residential Life—Halls, Lodges, and Townhouses

    Both a comfortable place to return to and a launchpad for exploring the world around you, our residence halls (with community kitchens, of course), Adirondack-style lodges and townhouses have all the coziness of home.
    Student Life - NY - Clubs & Activities

    Clubs and Activities

    Connect with others who share your interests—like anime and digital media, open mic night, competitive cook-offs and more…
    Student Life - NY - Dining


    Looking for the best meal plan on the planet? At least we think so… Check out our student dining experience
    Student Life - NY - Athletics & Fitness—Love competitive sports?

    Athletics and Fitness—Love Competitive Sports?

    CIA is one of the few culinary schools with a top-quality athletics program featuring two co-ed teams.
    Student Life - NY - Student Services

    Student Services

    Services to help promote your well-being and help you thrive in the classroom and kitchen.
    The CIA's Student Commons.

    Student Commons

    The center of all campus activity—it’s the place to play, dine, or just hang with friends
  • Meet Sting

    Meet Sting

    We sat down for an exclusive interview with Sting to learn first-hand how this global citizen came to “bee” CIA’s new mascot. Learn more >
  • Contact Us

    The Culinary Institute of America
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
  • Did You Know?

    The Student Commons offers a mix of fun activities from a restorative yoga class, a pick-up game of hoops, or an energetic cardio work out.
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  • Current CIA students having fun outside the kitchen! From gameshows, to BINGO, to field trips—there’s something for everyone at CIA.