Other Cornell Applicants

Expand your culinary knowledge with studies at The Culinary Institute of America. These opportunities are open to any Cornell student but will be of particular relevance to students in the Colleges of Business, Human Ecology and Agriculture and Life Sciences. Limited financial aid may be available for either of the options below. Consult with your financial aid advisor for options. The semester rate is the same for Culinary or Baking & Pastry Arts studies. Supplies include uniforms and a toolkit. Textbooks are additional.

IMMERSION

Culinary Immersion student in chef's whites sorts herbs into a colander

Culinary Immersion. Photo by Phil Mansfield

Dates:
January 5 to 22, 2021
Application due April 1, 2020

Program:
Culinary Immersion Technique and Theory

Credit:
May earn three elective credits with a grade of “C” or better.

Cost for Immersion:
Application Fee: $50
Tuition and Board: $3,390
Housing (avg. cost): $859
Supplies: $1,000

Total: $5,299*

*Based 2019-2020 fees. Rates are subject to fiscal year increases.

Requirements:
No previous culinary experience necessary.
In good academic standing according to your college policy.

SEMESTER

Dates:
January 5 to April 16, 2021
Application due April 1, 2020

Culinary Arts: Baking & Pastry Arts:
   Required:
Culinary Immersion Technique & Theory
Meat Identification/Fabrication
Seafood Identification/Fabrication
Introduction to A La Carte Cookery
Introduction to Nutrition
Introduction to Gastronomy
Additional – choose two, max. one Cuisine:
High-Volume Production Cooking
Baking & Pastry Skill Development
Garde Manger
Cuisines of the Americas
Cuisines of the Mediterranean
Cuisines of Asia
Principles of Menus & Managing Profitability
   Required:
Baking & Pastry Technique Baking Ingredients/Equipment Technology
Introduction to Gastronomy Introduction to Nutrition
Principles of Menus & Managing Profitability
Optional:
Principles of Design
Cafe Savory Foods

Credit:
Opportunity to qualify for Continuing Education credentials (ProChef Level I Certification in Culinary or Baking & Pastry Arts).
May earn twelve to fifteen elective credits with a grade of “C” of better, depending on curriculum and home college.

Cost for Semester:
Application Fee: $50
Tuition: $15,540
Board: $1,900
Housing (avg. cost): $4,410
Supplies: $1,000
General Fees: $790

Total: $23,690*

*Based 2019-2020 fees. Rates are subject to fiscal year increases.

Requirements:
No previous culinary experience necessary.
In good academic standing according to your college policy.
Successful completion of Culinary Immersion Technique & Theory.
Successful completion of the ServSafe Manager Training and Exam (approx. $80).

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