3,116
Students
Financial aid thermometer
16,541
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
97
97%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The Culinary Institute of America is a 4-year institution located in Hyde Park, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY  12538
United States
Contact Ms. Rachel Birchwood
Senior Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@culinary.edu
Phone: 845-451-1459
Fax: 845-451-1068

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Restaurant/food Services Management Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Baking And Pastry Arts Checkmark
Culinary Arts Checkmark
Culinary Science Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,170
Applied
1,137
Accepted
3,116
Enrolled
97%
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Female Admissions

699
Females Applied
681
Females Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

471
Males Applied
456
Males Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.1
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements: Affidavit of Support

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 547 500 620
SAT Math 535 480 580
ACT Composite 22 17 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,200
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Fees

2,520
Full-time student fees
11,560
Room & board
7,860
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

16,541
Avg. Financial Aid Package
18,382
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,747
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,825
Avg. Loan Aid
6,359
Avg. Grant Aid
12,031
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,116
Total undergrad students
15%
International Students
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.01%
Black or African American 6.29%
White or Caucasian 49.49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 6.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.39%
Two or more races 3.27%
Other 2.82%

Gender

Male (49.65%)
Female (50.35%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Stars & Stripes Block Party, Chili Cook-off and Chowder Cook-Off

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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Eta Sigma Delta National Honor Society
Most popular organizations:
Bacchus Wine Society, Tea Club, KACIA, Culinary Christian Fellowship and Black Culinarian Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
CCTV & Nightly Visitor Screening

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

183
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 141
Part-time - 42
Male - 119
Female - 64