Culinary Institute of America Rankings by Salary Score

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Culinary Institute of America's Top Ranking

Culinary Institute of America is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Culinary Institute of America

We calculated a salary score for each of Culinary Institute of America's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Culinary Institute of America to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Culinary Institute of America Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Culinary Arts and Related Services 96 96% 96% $12,000 $33,650 96

Salary Scores for Culinary Institute of America Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Hospitality Administration/Management 70 96% 96% $27,000 $40,860 70

Salary Scores for Culinary Institute of America Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Culinary Arts and Related Services 100 95% 95% Not Reported $52,110 100

Most Recent Reviews

Rachael Huebner 1/11/2017

Ok so I do not recommend coming here this school does not care about their students. The educators do but the administration just looks at you as a walking dollar sign. And none of the departments communicate with each other. I have a binder of printed emails and other various things always with me. Since they do not communicate with each other if you do not have proof of what the other administrator said they give you no slack. The school needs to realize that they need change their system! So to anyone who... Read More

Joshua Samuel Dunson 8/5/2014

The CIA is the pedigree of culinary schools, providing an extraordinary experience from the initial fundamentals classes to the restaurant classes in your final term. There was never a moment where I regretted attending the CIA. It has not only cultured me for the vast industry I will be thrusted into upon graduation. There are unique classes such as the intensive wines studies course not only elevating our understanding of wine but introducing possibilities in the FOH otherwise unaware to me. The networking... Read More