Culinary Institute of America

Hyde Park, NY

Questions and Answers

Dailyn H.
1 month ago
Are Culinary Institute of America's scholarships based on merit or financial need?
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How many years are required to live on Culinary Institute of America campus?
Eddie D.
3 months ago
How many students typically live in a dorm room, and can a freshman have a room for themselves?
Eddie D.
3 months ago
What are Culinary Institute of America strongest majors and what programs do you offer to support them?
Rosa R.
5 months ago
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Destiny E.
7 months ago
How has the student learning experience changed at all since the pandemic started?

Academic details

Student Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Least Selective (98% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

45% White
17% Hispanic
7% Asian
7% Black
3% Multiracial
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Executive Chef72k
Food and Beverage Director70k
Food Service Director64k
Executive Sous Chef59k
Chef Manager57k
General Manager, Restaurant51k
Sous Chef46k
Based on 3,087 student responses
43.3kAvg. Early Career Pay
73.6kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
47%in High-Meaning careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$33,690 / year
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