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The Culinary Institute of America opened in 1946 as the New Haven Restaurant Institute, a small cooking school in downtown New Haven, CT, with an enrollment of 50 students and a faculty consisting of a chef, a baker, and a dietitian. The college purchased a five-story, 150-room building, on a campus overlooking the Hudson River in 1970. 1993, the college was approved by the New York Board of Regents to offer two Bachelor of Professional Studies degrees--one in culinary arts management, the other in baking and pastry arts management. The main campus is located in Hyde Park, New York. The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, a branch campus located in California's Napa Valley, opened its doors to food and wine professionals in 1995.

Website: www.ciachef.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,007
Undergraduate
Students
(49.4%) 1,486 Women
(50.6%) 1,521 Men
87
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
480-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
500-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,370
Tuition and Fees
$33,690
Room and Board
$11,880
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$51,200
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
140
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 53% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Hyde Park Population
21,571
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.2% Asian
8.5% Black/African-American
18.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
54.2% White
5.9% Unknown
International Students
14.5%
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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