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As the world’s premier culinary college, the CIA is committed to providing the best academic and professional experiences for your child. We offer:
Through the CIA, your child will pursue a career in the food industry filled with nearly limitless opportunities. Our graduates include:
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The CIA is also devoted to ensuring the physical and emotional well-being of your child through extensive support services. And each of our campuses is dedicated to fostering safe environments for all members of the CIA community, which includes 24-hour security officers ready to assist at any time.
Create a free CIA account and your child can submit an application online.
CIA academic programs are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the same agency that accredits other prestigious colleges and universities like Columbia, Cornell, and Vassar. This mark of excellence demonstrates the quality of our programs with proven outcomes and success rates.
With U.S. restaurant sales approaching nearly $800 billion*, the food industry is packed with opportunities for career advancement and financial growth for well-educated and connected professionals. That’s where the CIA comes in. Each year, more than 300 top food companies recruit students from our campuses. Many include alumni who recognize the incredible value of a CIA education.
“The CIA student is much better schooled about what is and is not quality. They come with more knowledge and are noticeably more professional than those from other schools.” Andrew Roenbeck ’84, Executive Chef
Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, FL
* Source: https://www.restaurant.org/research/restaurant-statistics/restaurant-industry-facts-at-a-glance
In fact, our 10-year return on investment is significantly higher than the average for all colleges in the country.
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