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    Tuition and Fees

  • 50¶Č»Ň’s Tuition and Fees

    Since the cost of attending the CIA varies by campus and program, tuition and fees associated with each campus is listed below.

    For Specific Tuition and Fee Information, Select Your Campus/Location:

  • 2023–2024 Tuition Information

  • 2023–2024 Tuition and Fees—Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Programs

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2023 for all degree programs at our Hyde Park, NY campus.

    Tuition*$17,760
    Board/Meal Plan—Residential**#$2,230
    General Fee+$860
    Total per Semester$20,850


    * Full-time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board listed is the CIA Meal Plan, which provides points equivalent to two meals per day on scheduled class days with flexible gold points that can be used throughout the semester.
    # Board for the semester in the junior or senior year when students in the Asian Cuisine or Mediterranean Cuisine concentration are studying in Singapore or Spain will be as follows: Singapore—$550, Spain—$675.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student activity, student support services, and exam fees.

    Notes:

    • An application fee of $50 will be charged.
    • Students will be charged a fee in their entering semester for supplies and uniforms of $1,170. Students in the Culinary Science program will be charged a Uniform Fee of $160 when they register for Culinary Chemistry.
    • Health insurance will be included at a fee of $1,812, per year (may be waived, if eligible).
    • A graduation fee of $300 will be charged for all degrees conferred.
    • Students enrolled in the Asian Cuisine or Mediterranean Cuisine concentrations that are studying in Singapore or Spain will be charged a $3,000 International Concentration Fee.

    Residence Hall Rates

    On-campus housing is available to students at the New York campus. Rates per semester are as follows:

    New York Campus
    Single—Residence Hall$4,990
    Double or Quad—Residence Hall$4,400
    Triple—Residence Hall$3,710
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    International Concentration Semester
    Single (Spain)$4,990
    Double (Spain)$4,400
    Single (Singapore)$4,990
    Double (Singapore)$4,610

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    Fees That May Be Assessed

    Commuter parking fee, per semester$105
    Concentration late drop fee$400
    Internship ePortfolio resubmission fee$150
    Housing cancelation fee$350
    Late drop fee$350
    Late payment fee$150
    Late registration fee$150
    Life achievement portfolio application fee$750
    No-show fee—practical and ServSafe exams$150
    Part-time and overload fees (per credit)*$1,185
    Re-registration for failure—internship$200
    Retake—practical and ServSafe exams$100
    Student orientation fee$250


    * For students who take fewer than 12 credits or more than 18 credits

    Cost of Attendance (or Total Cost) is a sum of the Direct Costs of a college and Indirect Costs of attending college. Direct Costs are charges paid directly to the college, such as tuition and fees. Indirect Costs are costs that may be incurred by the student while attending college, such as books, meals, and personal expenses. Learn more about your actual costs with CIA’s .

    Cost of Attendance—New York Campus, 2023–24

    2023–2024 Tuition and Fees Schedule—Associate Degree Programs

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2023 for the associate degree programs at our St. Helena, CA campus.

    Tuition*$17,760
    Board**$1,930
    General Fee+$860
    Total per Semester$20,550


    * Full-time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board includes two meals per day on scheduled class days.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student activity, student support services, and exam fees.

    Notes:

    • An application fee of $50 will be charged.
    • Associate degree students will be charged a fee in their entering semester for supplies and uniforms of $1,170.
    • Health insurance will be included at a fee of $1,812, per year (may be waived, if eligible).
    • A graduation fee of $300 will be charged for all degrees conferred.
    • In addition to the fees listed above, California residents, or students enrolled at the California campus, may be subject to a nonrefundable STRF fee. For students who enroll after February 8, 2021, the fee is $.50 (50 cents) per $1,000 of institutional charges. The STRF rate is subject to change based on the balance in the STRF account.

    2023–2024 Tuition and Fees Schedule—ACAP Program

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2023 for the certificate programs at our Napa, CA location.

    Tuition*$17,760
    Board**$965
    General Fee+$860
    Total per Semester$19,585


    * Full-time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board includes one meal per day on scheduled class days.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student activity, student support services, and exam fees.

    Notes:

    • An application fee of $50 will be charged.
    • First-semester supplies for ACAP students is $675.
    • Health insurance will be included at a fee of $1,812, per year (may be waived, if eligible).
    • A graduation fee of $300 will be charged for all certificates conferred.
    • In addition to the fees listed above, California residents, or students enrolled at the California campus, may be subject to a nonrefundable STRF fee. For students who enroll after February 8, 2021, the fee is $.50 (50 cents) per $1,000 of institutional charges. The STRF rate is subject to change based on the balance in the STRF account.

    Residence Hall Rates

    On-campus housing is available to students at the California campus. Rates per semester are as follows:

    California Campus
    Single, private bath$5,580
    Double$4,720
    Triple or Quadruple$3,975

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    Fees That May Be Assessed

    Commuter parking fee, per semester$105
    Concentration late drop fee$400
    Internship ePortfolio resubmission fee$150
    Housing cancelation fee$350
    Late drop fee$350
    Late payment fee$150
    Late registration fee$150
    Life achievement portfolio application fee$750
    No-show fee—practical and ServSafe exams$150
    Part-time and overload fees (per credit)*$1,185
    Re-registration for failure—internship$200
    Retake—practical and ServSafe exams$100
    Student orientation fee$250


    * For students who take fewer than 12 credits or more than 18 credits

    Cost of Attendance (or Total Cost) is a sum of the Direct Costs of a college and Indirect Costs of attending college. Direct Costs are charges paid directly to the college, such as tuition and fees. Indirect Costs are costs that may be incurred by the student while attending college, such as books, meals, and personal expenses. To learn more about your actual costs, check out the CIA’s .

    Cost of Attendance—California Campus Associate Degree, 2023–24

    Cost of Attendance—California Campus ACAP, 2023–24

    2023–2024 Tuition and Fees—Degree Programs

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2023 for all degree programs for the September 5, 2023 and January 8, 2024 entry dates at our San Antonio, TX campus. Tuition and Fees for the April 30, 2024 can be found here.

    First Semester Freshman
    Tuition*$17,760
    Application$50
    Supplies$1,170†
    Board**$965
    Health Insurance^$1,812
    General Fee+$470
    Total per Semester$22,227
    Second Semester Freshman
    Tuition*$17,760
    Board**$965
    General Fee+$470
    Total per Semester$19,195
    First Semester Sophomore
    Tuition*$18,825
    Board**$1,025
    Health Insurance^$2,250
    General Fee+$495
    Total per Semester$22,5950
    Second Semester Sophomore
    Tuition*$18,825
    Board**$1,025
    General Fee+$495
    Graduation Fee$350
    Total per Semester$20,695


    * Full-time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board includes one meal per day on scheduled class days.
    † Supplies for freshmen include uniforms and a tool kit specialized for major.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student support services and exam fees.
    ^ Health insurance is per year (may be waived, if eligible).

    Notes:

    The tuition and fees for programs at the CIA San Antonio campus whose entry dates fall in the 2023–24 academic year are shown in the chart above. As required by the state of Texas, the estimated costs for a student’s entire program are presented.


    April 30, 2024

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2023 for all degree programs for the April 30, 2024 entry date at our San Antonio, TX campus.

    First Semester Freshman
    Tuition*$17,760
    Application$50
    Supplies$1,170†
    Board**$965
    Health Insurance^$640
    General Fee+$470
    Total per Semester$21,055
    Second Semester Freshman
    Tuition*$18,825
    Board**$1,025
    Health Insurance^$2,250
    General Fee+$495
    Total per Semester$22,595
    First Semester Sophomore
    Tuition*$18,825
    Board**$1,025
    General Fee+$495
    Total per Semester$20,345
    Second Semester Sophomore
    Tuition*$19,954
    Board**$1,087
    General Fee+$525
    Graduation Fee$350
    Health Insurance^$2,790
    Total per Semester$24,706


    * Full-time tuition is per semester, with each semester ranging from 12–18 credits.
    ** Board includes one meal per day on scheduled class days.
    † Supplies for freshmen include uniforms and a tool kit specialized for major.
    + The general fee includes charges such as student support services and exam fees.
    ^ Health insurance is per year (may be waived, if eligible).

    Notes:

    The tuition and fees for programs at the CIA San Antonio campus whose entry dates fall in the 2023–24 academic year are shown in the chart above. As required by the state of Texas, the estimated costs for a student’s entire program are presented.

    Fees That May Be Assessed

    Commuter parking fee, per semester$100
    Concentration late drop fee$400
    Internship ePortfolio resubmission fee$150
    Housing cancelation fee$350
    Late drop fee$350
    Late payment fee$150
    Late registration fee$150
    Life achievement portfolio application fee$750
    No-show fee—practical and ServSafe exams$150
    Part-time and overload fees (per credit)*$1,185
    Re-registration for failure—internship$200
    Retake—practical and ServSafe exams$100
    Student orientation fee$250


    * For students who take fewer than 12 credits or more than 18 credits

    Cost of Attendance (or Total Cost) is a sum of the Direct Costs of a college and Indirect Costs of attending college. Direct Costs are charges paid directly to the college, such as tuition and fees. Indirect Costs are costs that may be incurred by the student while attending college, such as books, meals, and personal expenses. To learn more about your actual costs, check out the CIA’s .

    Cost of Attendance—Texas Campu, 2023–24

    2023–2024 Tuition and Fees

    The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2023.

    Tuition per credit$815
    Technology Fee per credit$45


    Note:

    • This is a part-time program where students typically take 6–9 credits per semester.
    • An application fee of $75 will be charged.
    • A graduation fee of $300 will be charged for all degrees conferred.
    • View the program details.

    Cost of Attendance (or Total Cost) is a sum of the Direct Costs of a college and Indirect Costs of attending college. Direct Costs are charges paid directly to the college, such as tuition and fees. Indirect Costs are costs that may be incurred by the student while attending college, such as books, meals, and personal expenses. To learn more about your actual costs, check out the CIA’s .

    Cost of Attendance—Online Bachelor’s Degree, 2023–24

  • Need Help Funding Your Education?

    You may be surprised to learn that the “sticker price” of a CIA education may be less than you think. Why? Financial aid can impact the amount of tuition actually paid. We always ask students to start the financial aid process early. Our goal is to make our degree programs as affordable as possible based on your need. Learn more about ways to pay for college >

    Every CIA applicant is reviewed for merit aid.

    Find out how much you qualify for! Apply now >

  • Tuition Payment Options

    To help you manage educational expenses, the CIA also offers two convenient payment options:

    • Our Tuition Installment Plan is an interest-free payment option that allows you to spread education expenses into equal monthly payments.
    • You can also pay online in full using your checking or savings account.

  • Contact Us

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    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
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