At CIA, you’ll find all the ingredients you need to create a college experience that’s uniquely yours—guided by your passions, your interests, and your imagination. Each of our campuses offers a distinct flavor, a unique feel; yet at every one, you’ll be part of a tight-knit, diverse community of students and instructors from all over the world, united in your shared passion for food.
If you’re looking for an incredible campus filled with everything an aspiring food professional could dream of, a fun college experience, and friends from all over the globe, you just found it.
With clubs, sports, student events, and tons of other great things to do (bonus: it’s just a short train ride to New York City), our dynamic and immersive main campus in Hyde Park, NY serves up all that and more.
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Nestled in the heart of Napa Valley, our Greystone campus in St. Helena is one of the world’s most unique and inspiring places for culinary education and among the best to study wines and beverages. Surrounded by vineyards, arts, and culture, you’ll be part of a close-knit campus that feels like family.
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San Antonio is all about community, on campus and off. It’s an amazing, friendly city pulsing with Latin American-infused culture and cuisine, and our location in the heart of the Pearl district drops you squarely into the action.
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CIA offers a rich campus life and prepares you for the business of food like no other culinary college.
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Career-driven students have an equal passion for the culinary and athletics.
Are you curious about what it’s really like to be a CIA student? We’ve got you covered. Our students are ready to answer the questions you haven’t asked anyone else, share their own personal experiences, and give you expert and genuine advice—because they’ve gone through it, too. Find out what it means to be part of the CIA family. Connect with someone now or see more students here!