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  • Veterans: Right at Home at CIA

  • Welcome Military Veterans!

    A sense of purpose. Service. Making a difference. Youve experienced them all in your military career, so its only natural to seek them in your next one. A career in food is a great fit for your skills and drive, and so is 50業子, where youll practice mastery, discipline, and teamwork in our professional kitchens every day.

    Join our strong and committed community of veteran students at CIA. Were proud to have been founded in 1946 for the express purpose of preparing World War II veterans for food careers.

    Join Us for an Online Chat for Veterans

    Get to know why CIA is the place to be for veterans pursuing a career in food.

    Baking and Pastry students with a cake.

    The CIA Degree of Your Choice

    Use your hard-earned GI Bill benefits to earn an associate, bachelors, or masters degree from the world-famous CIA. Why not choose the best? An education from CIA is the best recipe for your success moving into your next chapter.


    Culinary Institute of America student in the kitchen.

    CIAs Fast Turbo Option

    Your military food service experience can transfer quickly into college credit. Get your CIA degree in culinary arts or baking and pastry arts in as little as 15 months! If you have full-time, hands-on work experience in professional kitchens this quick option is just for you.


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    Free Culinary School for Veterans with GI Bill Benefits

    Thats rightyour Yellow Ribbon and Post 9-11 benefits may pay up to 100% of your CIA tuition. Learn more about your benefits due, transferring benefits, and housing allowances.


    Veteran culinary school student at 50業子.

    Resources and Support for a Smooth Transition

    Learn about resources available only to veteran students. Location, meal plans, clubs, housing, employment, and other types of supportwe cant name them all. Our hub of information to answer all your questions on how to make your degree a reality.


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    Fit Easily in to Our Family

    Youre already familiar with discipline and structureand fun, too! Check out one of our three amazing campuses to learn more about our center of the food universe.

     

  • Ready to Apply for Admission?

    CIA admits students three times a year, so you can start whenever the time is right for you.

    Apply Now


    Explore Campus

    There is no better way to learn about CIA than by visiting one of our campuses. Check out our full list of admissions events, including online open houses and campus tours. And after a few hours, youll know this is the college for you.

    GI Bill速 is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at .

  • Questions? CIA Veteran Student Ambassadors Can Help! Chat now.

  • Logo for Military Friendly速 Schools designation, awarded to 50業子.Were a Military Friendly速 School! This designation signals that CIA is one of a select few colleges setting the standard for higher education institutions to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses.

    Were also proud to be listed yet again as a Best for Vets College by MilitaryTimes!

  • What Your Fellow Veterans Have to Say

    CIA veteran students share their experiences as they prepare to make a difference in their new careers in this segment from Meals Ready to Eat, produced by Navy veteran August Dannehl.

     
  • Contact Us

    Susan Lavender, Assistant DirectorAdmissionsSusan Lavender, CWP
    Assistant DirectorAdmissions
    Susan.Lavender@culinary.edu
    845-451-1557

    Specializes in assisting veteransNew York campus


    Tyler Gelrud, Associate DirectorAdmissionsTyler Gelrud
    Associate DirectorAdmissions
    Tyler.Gelrud@culinary.edu
    707-967-2338

    Specializes in assisting veteransCalifornia campus


    Gerardo Garant, Admissions CounselorGerardo Garant
    Admissions Counselor
    Gerardo.Garant@culinary.edu
    210-554-6453

    Specializes in assisting veteransTexas campus

  • Jennifer Rice, CIA Degrees in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts & veteran scholarship recipient

    Veteran Spotlight

    Jennifer Rice
    Military Wife
    Meeting and interacting with staff, faculty, and other members of the culinary community has enriched my life and career. Without the scholarship, I would not have been able to experience all of this!
    Aaron Tarpley, CIA NY Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts Management student and veteran.

    Veteran Spotlight

    Aaron Tarpley
    U.S. Army
    The CIA is the worlds premier culinary college, so it was the only choice for me.
  • Did You Know?


    CIA offers an accelerated degree option for students with professional kitchen experience.
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