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The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America is the world’s premier culinary college—founded in 1946 with the mission of transitioning World War II veterans to successful food and hospitality careers. Today, the private, not-for-profit college proudly continues this tradition, enrolling veteran students at its main New York campus and branch campuses in California and Texas. Dedicated to developing future industry leaders, CIA offers food and hospitality focused degree programs with real-world, hands-on experience in our professional kitchens, bakeshops, and award-winning public restaurants. CIA graduates are also backed by an alumni network of 50,000+ of the food world’s most powerful leaders and changemakers.



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Why you should attend?

Military qualities—like passion, drive, organization and executing at the highest level—are also central to a rewarding food industry career. If food is your passion, CIA is committed to providing the best tools, support, and camaraderie you need to start your next career path. Veteran students receive personal support and resources from application to beyond graduation—and Post-9/11 GI Bill® and Yellow Ribbon Program benefits can cover up to 100% of CIA tuition. With more than 130 veterans enrolled at our New York campus, it's the ideal place to connect with others and earn your degree.