|The award||How you will study||Study duration||Course start||Domestic course fees||International course fees|
|Bachelor Degree||Full-time||21 months||January, April, September||USD 16000 per semester||USD 16000 per semester|
You love food—and value where it comes from, how it’s grown, and the policies that influence the future of global and local food sources. Our Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) in Applied Food Studies program prepares you to become a responsible leading expert in food systems, sustainability, and advocacy. This gives you a wide range of career options with global impact—including government policy maker and food advocate, nonprofit executive director, food media professional, food and culinary educator, and other fields where you’ll be able to influence how food is perceived, understood, and distributed around the world. The CIA’s industry-experienced faculty will ensure you receive a hands-on, real world learning experience that provides you with the foundation for a successful career. After you’ve earned your degree, you will have a clear understanding of food policy, ethics, and ecology, as well as agriculture and sustainability, local and global food systems, and diverse cuisines of the world.
2020–2021 Tuition and Fees—Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Programs
The tuition and fees listed below go into effect on July 1, 2020 for all degree programs at our Hyde Park, NY campus.
Total per Semester
* 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. (See the catalog for more information).
# Board for the semester in the international concentration will be as follows: Italy—$1,655, Singapore—$500, and Spain—$500.
+ The general fee includes charges such as student activity and support services, exam fees and secondary student accident insurance.
Residence Hall Rates
On-campus housing is available to students at the New York campus. Rates per semester are as follows:
New York Campus
Double or Quad
Triple (limited availability)
Tobin Lofts (off-campus, bachelor’s concentration students only, San Antonio, TX)
International Concentration Semester
Fees That May Be Assessed
Late registration fee
Late payment fee
Internship re-registration fee
Practical, Costing, and ServSafe Exams retake fee
Life achievement portfolio fee
Part-time and overload fees (per credit)*
Practical and Costing Exams no-show fee
Internship ePortfolio resubmission fee
* For students who take fewer than 12 credits or more than 18 credits
Official Culinary Institute of America Application for Admission
Answers to Essay Questions
Character Letter of Recommendation from a Teacher, Employer, or Professional Colleague
Declaration of Financial Support
Bank Statement Showing Proof of One Year's Tuition and Fees
Offical Transcript(s) from High School or College
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