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    CIA Tuition and Fees

    The cost of attending the CIA varies by campus and program. You’ll find tuition and fees associated with each campus linked below.

    To help you manage educational expenses, we offer two convenient payment options in addition to our generous financial aid programs:

    • Our Tuition Installment Plan is an interest-free monthly payment option that allows you to maximize your savings and income by spreading your college education expenses over equal monthly payments. Signing up is easy, with just a small, one-time fee to enroll.
    • You can also pay online in full using your checking or savings account.
  • New York Campus

  • 2017–2018 Tuition and Fees

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2017 for all degree programs at our Hyde Park, NY campus.

    First Semester Freshman 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Application$50
    Supplies$755†/$620††
    Board** $1,775
    General Fee+$740
    Total$18,010/$17,875
      
    Second Semester Freshman 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Board**$1,775
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,205
      
    First Semester Sophomore 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Supplies$100‡/$205‡‡
    Board**$1,775
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,305/$17,410
      
    Second Semester Sophomore 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Board**$1,775
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,205
     
    First Semester Junior 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Board**$1,775
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,205
      
    Second Semester Junior 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Board**$1,775
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,205
      
    First Semester Senior 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Board**$1,775
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,205
      
    Second Semester Senior 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Board**$1,775
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,205


    * Full time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board listed is the CIA Meal plan, which provides points equivalent to two meals per day on scheduled class days with flexible gold points that can be used throughout the semester.
    † First-semester supplies for culinary arts students include culinary tool kit and uniforms.
    †† First-semester supplies for baking and pastry arts students include baking & pastry tool kit and uniforms.
    ‡ Supplies for culinary arts students.
    ‡‡ Supplies for baking and pastry arts students.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student activity and exam fees.
    Note: Students in the bachelor’s degree programs may take a three-credit elective in Global Cuisines and Cultures. Rates are subject to change based on seasonal costs and exchange rates at the time of booking. Rates will be announced prior to registration for the course and currently average $5,000 per trip.

    Residence Hall Rates
    Rates per semester are as follows:
    Single-occupancy$4,190
    Double-occupancy room$3,660–$3,830
    Triple-occupancy room$3,035–$3,290
  • California Campus

  • 2017–2018 Tuition and Fees

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2017 for the associate degree programs at our CIA St. Helena, CA campus.

    First Semester Freshman 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Application$50
    Supplies$755†/$620††
    Board**$1,475
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,710/$17,575
      
    Second Semester Freshman 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Board**$1,475
    General Fee+$740
    Total$16,905
      
    First Semester Sophomore 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Supplies$100‡/$205‡‡
    Board**$1,475
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,005/$17,110
      
    Second Semester Sophomore 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Board**$1,475
    General Fee+$740
    Total$16,905


    * Full time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board includes two meals per day on scheduled class days.
    † First-semester supplies for culinary arts students include culinary tool kit and uniforms.
    †† First-semester supplies for baking and pastry arts students include baking & pastry tool kit and uniforms.
    ‡ Supplies for culinary arts students.
    ‡‡ Supplies for baking and pastry arts students.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student activity and exam fees.

    Residence Hall Rates
    Rates per semester are as follows:
    Single, Private Bath$4,825
    Double$3,900
    Triple$3,280
    Quad$3,280
    CIA-controlled off-campus housing
    Single$4,825
    Executive apartments—Napa$4,800
    Double$4,300


    Note: In addition to the fees listed above, California residents, or students enrolled at the California campus, may be subject to a non-refundable Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee. For students who enroll after January 1, 2015, the fee is $0 (zero) per $1,000 of institutional charges. The STRF rate is subject to change based on the balance in the STRF account. Read more information about the STRF. (PDF)

    Based on the 2017–2018 tuition/fee schedule, the estimated total charge for an entire educational program is as follows: Associate degree in baking and pastry arts: $68,495; Associate degree in culinary arts: $68,525.

    2017–2018 Tuition and Fees

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2017 for ACAP at our CIA St. Helena, CA campus.

    First Semester 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Application$50
    Supplies†$560
    Board**$1,475
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,515
      
    Second Semester 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Board**$1,475
    General Fee+$740
    Total$16,905


    * Full-time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board includes two meals per day on scheduled class days.
    † First semester supplies.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student activity and exam fees.

    Residence Hall Rates
    Rates per semester are as follows:
    Single, Private Bath$4,825
    Double$3,900
    Triple$3,280
    Quad$3,280
    CIA-controlled off-campus housing
    Single$4,825
    Executive apartments—Napa$4,800
    Double$4,300


    Note: In addition to the fees listed above, California residents, or students enrolled at the California campus, may be subject to a non-refundable Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee. For students who enroll after January 1, 2015, the fee is $0 (zero) per $1,000 of institutional charges. The STRF rate is subject to change based on the balance in the STRF account. Read more information about the STRF. (PDF)

    Based on the 2017–2018 tuition/fee schedule, the estimated total charge for an entire educational program is as follows: Accelerated Culinary Arts Certificate Program: $34,420.

    Gainful Employment Disclosures

    2017–2018 Tuition and Fees

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2017 for WBGC at our CIA St. Helena, CA campus.

    First Semester 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Application$50
    Supplies$310†
    Board**$1,475
    General Fee+$740
    Total$17,265
      
    Second Semester 
    Tuition**$14,690
    Board**$1,475
    General Fee+$740
    Total$16,905


    * Full-time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board includes two meals per day on scheduled class days.
    † First semester supplies.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student activity and exam fees.

    Residence Hall Rates
    Rates per semester are as follows:
    Single, Private Bath$4,825
    Double$3,900
    Triple$3,280
    Quad$3,280
    CIA-controlled off-campus housing
    Single$4,825
    Executive apartments—Napa$4,800
    Double$4,300


    Note: In addition to the fees listed above, California residents, or students enrolled at the California campus, may be subject to a non-refundable Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee. For students who enroll after January 1, 2015, the fee is $0 (zero) per $1,000 of institutional charges. The STRF rate is subject to change based on the balance in the STRF account. Read more information about the STRF. (PDF)

    Based on the 2017–2018 tuition/fee schedule, the estimated total charge for an entire educational program is as follows: Wine and Beverage Graduate Certificate Program: $34,170.

    Gainful Employment Disclosures

  • Texas Campus

  • 2018 Tuition and Fees—May 8, 2018 entry date

    First Semester Freshman 
    Tuition*$14,690
    Application$50
    Supplies$755†/$620††
    Board**$740
    General Fee+$400
    Total$16,635/$16,700
      
    Second Semester Freshman 
    Tuition*$15,130
    Board**$750
    General Fee+$420
    Total$16,300
      
    First Semester Sophomore 
    Tuition*$15,130
    Supplies$120‡/$215‡‡
    Board**$750
    General Fee+$420
    Total$16,420/$16,515
      
    Second Semester Sophomore 
    Tuition*$15,600
    Board**$760
    General Fee+$430
    Total$16,790


    * Full-time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    † First-semester supplies for culinary arts freshmen includes culinary tool kit and uniforms.
    †† First-semester supplies for baking and pastry arts freshmen includes baking and pastry tool kit and uniforms.
    ** Board covers one meal per day on scheduled class days.
    + Includes charges such as exam fees.
    ‡ Supplies for culinary arts students.
    ‡‡ Supplies for baking and pastry arts students.

  • Contact Us

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    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 845-451-1500
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