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    Texas Accepted Students Info

  • Information for Students Starting in September, January, or April

    Welcome to the CIA family!

    Join Us for CIA Online Accepted Student Chats

    Join CIA staff and faculty from different departments like Student Finance, Residence Life, Student Affairs, and more! Chat with current CIA students and learn more about college life with a culinary twist.

    Q&A with Current CIA Students

    Thursday, April 4
    5–6 p.m. CT

    Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Tuesday, April 9
    5–6 p.m. CT

    Parent Session

    Thursday, April 18
    5–6 p.m. CT

  • Follow these steps to get started:

    Step 1

    Let everyone know you’re CIA bound! Pay your deposit on the student portal.

    Step 2

    Filed your FAFSA yet? Don’t delay, it’s easy. Don’t know which FAFSA to file? Read below.

    Step 3

    CIA Main Menu—your student portal—is your one-stop shop for important information, deadlines, and forms.
  • Texas Campus FAQs—Got Questions?

    Check our FAQs for Texas Accepted Students. Remember you can always reach out to the CIA Enrollment Team with any questions at enrollment@culinary.edu or 1-800-CULINARY.

    Check them out now

  • Interactive Campus Map

    Take a look at our kitchens and academic facilities.


    CIA Texas—Savor the Flavor of San Antonio

    Get a taste of the CIA’s diverse and energetic campus in San Antonio, TX.


    Amazing Experiences

    Students and faculty share what they love about our TX campus.

  • File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid ().

    The CIA federal code is 007304. Every year, students are able to file the newest FAFSA (for the following year) beginning in October.

    Which FAFSA Should I File?

    Entry Date FAFSA Year
    2023–24 2024–25
    April 2024 Yes Yes
    September 2024 — Yes
    January 2025 — Yes
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    Knife Cuts

    Get cutting with Chef Garniero. He walks you through some basic cuts you’ll learn in Culinary Fundamentals.

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