Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$34,650
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$23,799
On-campus Living Costs
$15,680
Off-campus Living Costs
$15,616

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of Culinary Institute of America are $34,650 for undergraduate programs. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $34,650 for graduate programs.
Compare to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York, the undergraduate tuition & fees are relatively expensive and the graduate tuition & fees are average.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Bank Street College of Education and LIU Hudson at Rockland, tuition & fees of Culinary Institute of America is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $35,733.
The average living cost of the school is $15,680 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $15,616.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at Culinary Institute of America are $34,650 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 2.96% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $23,799 on average. The graduate tuition & fees have decreased by 0.94% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016$26,950 $1,290$26,950 $1,290
2017$28,630 $2,100$28,630 $2,100
2018$29,380 $2,236$29,380 $2,236
2019$30,200 $2,520$30,200 $2,520
2020$31,080 $2,610$31,080 $2,610
2021$32,000 $2,650$32,000 $2,650

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $15,680 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $15,616.
The living cost at the school has increased by 8.44% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$9,652$3,560$10,076$4,718
2017$10,010$3,560$10,010$4,718
2018$10,870$3,560$10,254$4,718
2019$11,560$2,900$11,440$4,076
2020$11,880$3,800$11,540$4,076
2021$12,190$3,800$11,650$4,076

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,000 at Culinary Institute of America. The books & supplies cost stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

Culinary Institute of America 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,495
2017$800
2018$800
2019$1,000
2020$1,000
2021$1,000

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart