• Funding Your Education
  • College Funding Options

    A CIA Education Should Challenge You—Paying For College Shouldn’t

    We’re committed to helping you receive the best financial aid packages available. Our goal is to make our degree programs as affordable as possible based on your need. Remember that a CIA degree is one of the best investments you can make in yourself. It will always provide career opportunities for you throughout the food industry.

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  • Change in Financial Situation

    Has your financial circumstance changed since filing the 2021–22 FAFSA? If so, check out this video.
  • There are several ways to pay for college:

  • Scholarships and grants by campus - CIA New York


    These don’t need to be repaid and are awarded based on merit, talent, special interest, minority status, geographic location, and other factors.
    Scholarships and grants by campus - CIA California

    Grants, Loans, and Work-Study

    These offer a variety of additional ways to pay for your CIA education. Note that grants do not need to be repaid while loans must be repaid with interest. Work-Study positions allow you to work up to 20 hours per week and earn a paycheck.
    Earn and Learn - Students in the Restaurants

    NEW! Earn & Learn—The CIA Tuition Offset Program

    Save on tuition while you build your résumé. Students will work in roles specifically chosen for their professional-level experience. You’ll receive competitive earnings that reduce your tuition costs—with the convenience of on-campus employment.
  • Veterans Aid

    We offer several benefits to the brave servicemen and servicewomen of the U.S. Armed Forces, their spouses, and their dependents, as they pursue their culinary passions. Learn more >
  • Contact Us

    Student Financial and Registration Services
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499