Culinary Institute of America Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3934 of 14,131 In the World
#1124 of 2,597 In North America
#1050 of 2,496 In the United States
#100 of 221 In New York State

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
97%
Avg. cost to attend
$31,583 /y
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
3,102
Graduates
129
Male:Female Ratio
51:49
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.ciachef.edu

Culinary Institute of America Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 97% 95% 98%
Applicants 1,777 751 1,026
Admissions 1,718 717 1,001
Freshmen enrolled full time 570 286 284

2,270 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

376 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1563 (48%)
Hispanic 547 (17%)
Nonresident Alien 346 (11%)
Black or African American 266 (8%)
Asian 233 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 127 (4%)
Two or more races 123 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 13 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$31,583/year
Average aid awarded
$18,672
Students receiving aid
93%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $23,444
$30-48K $23,166
$48-75K $27,817
$75-110K $30,120
$110K+ $33,055

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $32,000$22,666
Tuition in-state $32,000$22,666
Tuition out-of-state $32,000$22,666
Fee in-district $2,650$1,133
Fee in-state $2,650$1,133
Fee out-of-state $2,650$1,133

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,760
Combined charge for room and board $12,190
Room charge $8,280
Meal charge $3,910

Culinary Institute of America Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Culinary Arts & Chef Training 342 9
Restaurant & Food Services Management 183 8
Baking and Pastry Arts & Baker & Pastry Chef 162
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 34
Culinary Science & Culinology 30
Grand Total 504 256 8
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 70% 63% 76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
34
Citations
551

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
13 / 99
Medicine
8 / 277
Chemistry
8 / 337
Biology
8 / 351
Nutrition and Food Science
7 / 336
Public Health
4 / 272
Sociology
4 / 9
Business
4 / 28
Environmental Science
4 / 103
Health Science
4 / 62
Psychology
3 / 9
Geography and Cartography
3 / 88
Cognitive Science
2 / 9
History
2 / 0
Hospitality and Hotel Management
2 / 0
Computer Science
2 / 9
Art & Design
2 / 1
Engineering
2 / 1
Advertising
2 / 28
Political Science
2 / 2
Marketing
2 / 28
Demography
2 / 88
Media Studies
2 / 8
Aesthetics
1 / 1
Materials Science
1 / 1
Family medicine
1 / 1
Nursing
1 / 1
Hydrology and Water resources management
1 / 15
Art History
1 / 0
Social Psychology
1 / 9
Creative Writing
1 / 1
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
1 / 0
Electrical Engineering
1 / 0
Horticulture
1 / 15
Gerontology
1 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
1 / 0
Physics
1 / 1
Education Majors
1 / 0
Genealogy
1 / 0
Classics and Ancient History
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2005 2 1
2006 0 0
2007 0 11
2008 1 0
2009 2 1
2010 0 3
2011 2 1
2012 2 2
2013 3 4
2014 5 16
2015 2 38
2016 5 61
2017 4 45
2018 3 53
2019 1 71
2020 2 138
2021 2 188

Culinary Institute of America alumni

  1. Michael Paré

    Michael Paré
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    modelfilm actortelevision actorsingerfilm producer
    Biography

    Michael Kevin Paré is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Eddie and the Cruisers (1983), Streets of Fire (1984), and The Philadelphia Experiment (1984).

  2. Duff Goldman

    Duff Goldman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    chef
    Biography

    Jeffrey Adam "Duff" Goldman is a pastry chef, television personality, and cookbook author. He is the executive chef of the Baltimore-based Charm City Cakes shop, which was featured in the Food Network reality television show Ace of Cakes, and his second, Los Angeles-based, shop Charm City Cakes West, which is featured in Food Network's Duff Till Dawn and "Cake Masters" series. His work has also been featured on the Food Network Challenge, Iron Chef America, Oprah, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Man v. Food, Buddy vs. Duff, Duff Takes the Cake, and Duff's Happy Fun Bake Time.

  3. Richard Blais

    Richard Blais
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    chef
    Biography

    Richard Blais is an American chef, television personality, restaurateur and author. He appeared on the reality show cooking show Top Chef, and is known for his take on classic American cuisine. Blais was the runner-up for the fourth season of Top Chef and returned several seasons later to win Top Chef: All-Stars.

  4. Maciej Kuroń

    Maciej Kuroń
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1960-2008 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Maciej Kuroń, was a Polish journalist and culinary publicist. He was a host of television culinary shows, which made him very popular in Poland. He was the son of Jacek Kuroń.

General info

Alternative names The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
The Culinary Institute of America
CIA
The Culinary Institute of America at San Antonio
Founded 1946
Motto The world's premiere culinary college
Colors green, gold
Total FTE staff 524
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions

Location and Contacts

Address 1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, New York, 12538-1499
United States
City population 21,000
Phone 8454529600
Fax +1 (845) 451 1068

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