There’s no better way to see what the CIA has to offer international students than to visit one of our campuses—and we’re now bringing the CIA experience to the comfort of your home. Check out an informative tour conducted by our admissions staff or join us for an online event showcasing our international admissions requirements and resources.
Choose the right event for you! We offer Express Info Sessions for those who want a quick introduction to the CIA, Open Houses for a longer look at our programs, as well as Chats diving in-depth into specific topics. And anyone with a love of food will enjoy our Culinary Demonstrations!
See the highlights of our beautiful, riverside campus in this one-minute video.
Go behind the scenes with a guided tour of our main campus.
Hear why top food and hospitality companies continually look to hire CIA grads—they’re the best of the best.
Learn about academics, student life, careers in food, international requirements, visas, and how to apply to the CIA.
CIA culinary arts student Jehan Luth tells us why he chose The Culinary Institute of America.
Clubs are a great way to find students who share your interests—check out ours!
Join our panel of expert faculty to talk about the CIA’s exciting college degrees, restaurant experiences, and some of the very cool courses you’ll be taking!
No one does food and beverage education better than the CIA! Learn how the CIA can help you launch a successful career managing hotels, running restaurants, planning events, and more.
Get a taste of what you’ll learn as a CIA student—perfect technique and the “why” behind the recipe. Get the full recipe here.
Take a look inside our residence halls, academic facilities, student commons, and more!
Watch step-by-step instructions for international students to apply using CIA's easy online form.
Prospective students, read a quick guide on what’s needed to pursue your dream: application steps, requirements, financial planning, and FAQs by international students.
Read Application Process Brochure
Applied students, read our guide on how to make your arrival CIA easy with a to-do checklist, visa application plan, travel tips, contact info, and other information.
Read Preparation for Arrival Guide
Learn about the CIA’s college degrees available. Help your students college search by contacting us to set up a personalized presentation for your classroom or a one-on-one meeting.
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Applying to the world’s best culinary college is easy, but the CIA has specific admissions requirements for international students.
Use our online form to find your personal counselor—then schedule an appointment. Our counselors are ready to help with all your questions, discuss financial aid, and make your application process easy! Find your counselor now >