The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an American private not-for-profit college specializing in culinary and baking and pastry arts education. The New Haven Restaurant Institute was founded by culinary educator Frances Roth and Katherine Angell (wife of James Rowland Angell) on May 22, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut as a vocational training school for returning World War II veterans.With assistance from Yale University, the school purchased the Davies mansion in New Haven's Prospect Hill neighborhood.The college offers associate and bachelor's degrees, and has the largest staff of American Culinary Federation Certified Master Chefs. The CIA also offers continuing education for professionals in the hospitality industry as well as conferences and consulting services.
The CIA's primary campus is located in Hyde Park, New York, with branch campuses in St. Helena, California, San Antonio, Texas, and the Republic of Singapore.
The CIA at Hyde Park
The CIA at Greystone
The CIA San Antonio
The CIA Singapore
List of Departments
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- Associate Degree in Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry Arts
- Bachelor of Professional Studies degrees in Culinary Arts Management, Baking and Pastry Arts Management
The college's president is L. Timothy Ryan, a graduate of the school and its fifth president. The school's faculty number approximately 170, and the college employs a number of American Culinary Federation-certified Certified Master Chefs, as well as Master Bakers certified by the Retail Bakers of America. The faculty also includes authors of textbooks, magazines, and other published media. Many of the instructors are graduates of the schoo
Name of the Program
Bachelor of Professional Studies degrees in Culinary Arts Management, Baking and Pastry Arts Management
The Student Financial & Registration Services (SFRS) Office is dedicated to helping you understand and navigate through the financial aid process to support your education goals. You will see that paying for college is a partnership that includes you, your family, the government, and The Culinary Institute of America.
All United States citizens should file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
The FAFSA becomes available in January for the upcoming academic year. You should file your FAFSA at least five-six months prior to the CIA enrollment season for which you are applying. If desired, contact the Financial Aid Office to be sure of filing the appropriate forms for your entry date. Also, here are some helpful tips to avoid common errors when completing the FAFS
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