Turn your passion for food into an exciting career!
As the world’s premier culinary college, the CIA is the perfect destination for high school graduates ready to launch their careers. We offer bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs that put you on track for a successful career in high-demand areas. Each of our locations in New York, California, and Texas feature:
In addition to learning in our classrooms and kitchens, you’ll also:
It’s fantastic that you’re already considering what to study after high school—even better that it’s focused on a career in the food business!
Here are a few things to best prepare you for entry into the CIA:
Can’t wait to get started? No problem. Read below to learn more about early application deadlines and filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is an essential step in determining how much financial aid you’ll receive.
The degree you choose will determine which courses you’ll take as well as provide you with the skills and knowledge in your chosen area of culinary expertise. At the CIA, we offer many types of college degrees:
Not sure which degree is right for you? Contact our admissions team to learn more about which CIA program matches your career preferences.