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The Culinary Institute of America Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$31,913/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $26,869/ year
  • $30-48k
    $27,342/ year
  • $49-75k
    $30,867/ year
  • $76-110k
    $32,332/ year
  • $110k+
    $34,521/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$30,730/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$30,730/ year
Average Housing Costs
$10,010/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$2,870/ year
Books & Supplies
$800/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
69%
Average Loan Amount
$10,571/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
93%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,440/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    33%
  • State Grant Aid
    6%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    92%
  • Pell Grant
    33%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,353
  • State Grant Aid
    $4,037
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $10,439
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,115
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 78 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    35%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    18%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    4%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    36%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    8%

Overall Value

Value
B+
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
87%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.67 responses
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
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