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    CIA Tuition and Financial Aid

  • Your CIA Education Made Affordable

    More than 90 percent of our culinary arts students receive financial aid. We’re ready to help you find the most convenient affordable way to pay for your CIA education.

    Don’t let applying for financial aid keep you from going to the world’s premier culinary college. Our Student Financial and Registration Services (SFRS) advisors are here to help. They’ll work with you to navigate through the financial aid process and make an affordable investment in your future career.

  • 28 million dollars was awarded by the CIA in 2017-2018

    Learn About Tuition

    Review a breakdown of tuition costs and payment options.
    90 percent of CIA students receive scholarships and financial aid

    Paying for College

    There are many ways to fund your CIA experience.
    $21,159 is our average CIA financial aid award—apply for financial aid now

    Apply for Financial Aid

    We’re here to make your financial aid application as simple as possible!
  • CIA is #1 in College ROI Among Degree-Granting Culinary Colleges

    In fact, our 10-year return on investment is significantly higher than the average for all colleges in the country.

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  • Chef Daniel Giusti, CIA culinary arts alumni and chef/owner of Brigaid.

    Alumni Spotlight

    Daniel Giusti '04
    Chef/Owner of Brigaid
    "The CIA prepares you to be a professional...exposing you to every kind of flavor profile & food service style. It would be very difficult to find a restaurant where you could learn that much during that amount of time."
    Dr. Maureen Costura, CIA Assistant Professor—Liberal Arts, CIA applied food studies program

    Faculty Spotlight

    Dr. Maureen Costura
    Professor—Liberal Arts
    Education:
    PhD, MA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. BA, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.
  • The CIA in Hyde Park, NY was named one of "The 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America" by Condé Nast Traveler.
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