• Funding Your Education. A CIA Education Should Challenge You—Paying For It Shouldn’t
  • College Funding Options

    A CIA Education Should Challenge You—Paying For College Shouldn’t

    Let’s Get You Here. Our skilled advisors are ready to partner with you, every step of the way, to help you meet your education expenses. We’re committed to helping you receive the best financial aid packages available. Our goal is to make our degree programs as affordable as possible based on your need. Remember that a CIA degree is one of the best investments you can make in yourself. It will always provide career opportunities for you throughout the food industry.

  • There are Several Ways to Pay for College:

    Scholarships - CIA Students


    These don’t need to be repaid and are awarded based on merit, talent, special interest, minority status, geographic location, and other factors.

    Grants, Loans, and Work-Study

    Grants, Loans, and Work-Study

    These offer a variety of additional ways to pay for your CIA education. Note that grants do not need to be repaid while loans must be repaid with interest. Work-Study positions allow you to work up to 20 hours per week and earn a paycheck.

    Learn about Earn & Learn—The CIA Tuition Offset Program

    Earn & Learn—The CIA Tuition Offset Program

    Save on tuition while you build your résumé. Students will work in roles specifically chosen for their professional-level experience. You’ll receive competitive earnings that reduce your tuition costs—with the convenience of on-campus employment.

  • Veterans Aid

    We offer several benefits to the brave servicemen and servicewomen of the U.S. Armed Forces, their spouses, and their dependents, as they pursue their culinary passions. Learn more >

    Other Useful Links

    • will answer several questions you may have about financial aid.
    • to help you understand student loan debt.
    • College calculators to estimate the costs of a CIA education.
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