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    CIA Admissions Visits

    Interested in enrolling at our state-of-the-art San Antonio campus? Here are some of the ways you can learn how the CIA is the right choice for you.

  • On-Campus Events

  • See how the CIA’s associate degree program can start you on the road to a successful and rewarding culinary career. Join us for an Admissions Open House and discover the many opportunities that await you in the foodservice and hospitality industry!

    • Learn about the CIA and its admissions requirements
    • Tour our amazing kitchen facilities
    • Find out about financial aid and scholarship opportunities
    • Meet with your admissions representative

    Open Houses are held multiple times a month. Register online or if you prefer to register by phone, call 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627) to make your reservation. Registration begins 15 minutes before program starts.

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    Once you’ve been accepted to the CIA, Accepted Student Day is a great way to see the campus firsthand, find out what’s next for you, and get a taste of life at the college.

    Come visit us and get key info about enrollment steps, financial aid, and student employment. You’ll also enjoy a lively culinary demonstration, tour our beautiful campus, hear from students and faculty, and savor some fabulous food.

    Space is limited, and is on a first-come, first-served basis—so reserve your spot ASAP. We can’t wait to welcome you to campus!

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    Why wait? With our Instant Decision Appointments, you can request a one-on-one review of your application and supporting documents with a member of our admissions team! You bring the materials—and we’ll give you an admissions decision that same day!

    Appointments are available Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m. through 5 p.m.

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  • Events in Your Area

  • These personal, one-on-one events are a great way to discover how the CIA fits into your future. Your admissions officer will get to know you as you talk about your goals and work together on your admissions plan. Come prepared with tons of questions! Plus, if you bring your completed application form to this event, you will receive a $50 application fee waiver!

    To schedule an appointment for one of these events, please sign up online using the link below or call the CIA Admissions Department at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627).

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    Join us for one of these regional receptions and discover the countless opportunities that await you at the world’s premier culinary college.

    • Hear all about the CIA—majors, faculty, travel abroad, campus life.
    • Talk to admissions officers and local alumni, many of whom host our receptions at their restaurant or company.
    • Meet other prospective and enrolling students in your area.
    • Find out how the CIA can prepare you for a career doing what you love in the amazing world of food.

    Bring your completed application and you’ll qualify for a $50 application fee waiver.

    RSVP as soon as possible—space is limited. To schedule an appointment for one of these events, please sign up online using the link below or call the CIA Admissions Department at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627).

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  • Online Events

  • Join us for an online admissions information session specifically designed for international students. During the presentation, you’ll learn about the college, admissions process, and available funding. You’ll receive information about our beautiful residential campus and learn all about being a student at the world’s premier culinary college. Bring your questions and speak to an international admissions representative live via webinar.

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