Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines
First year and transfer students should apply online as early as possible to ensure a quick application review. Next, file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as October 1. Be sure to check out CIA scholarships. Also, find out if your AP or college-level courses will transfer into college credit. Transfer students should review The CIA’s Credit Transfer Policy online. The CIA's Early Action deadline is November 15.
2020 Virtual Events & Open Houses
The CIA has online resources for you to virtually visit our campuses—including video tours of campus, interactive campus maps, and recorded presentations.
Join us live via online Zoom events:
Sept 23: Open House with Culinary Demo
Sept 24: Info Session for International Students
Sept 29: Open House at the CA Campus
Sept 30: Open House with Culinary Demo
Counselors are available virtually to answer all your questions, book an appointment for a one-on-one session >
There’s no better way to see what the CIA has to offer than to visit one of our campuses. We offer in-depth and informative tours as well as events throughout the year that showcase our career-focused degree and certificate programs. We wish you were here—but until you are, check out our virtual tours and online events >
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