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 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:
Come find out more about food careers and the CIA at a very special event that features a stop at CIA Career Fair, a chance to talk with successful CIA graduates, a campus tour, and more!
Visit our New York campus while on summer vacation! See for yourself what the CIA has to offer and how it can set you on the road to success. Hear about our exciting programs, expert faculty, travel abroad opportunities, campus life and careers. Tour our gorgeous campus and get a sneak peek at what makes the CIA so special.
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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 do in high school to prepare for college at 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.