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Culinary Institute of America Admission Requirements

Hyde Park, New York

Chances of getting into Culinary Institute of America

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
98%
Admission Difficulty for Culinary Institute of America
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Culinary Institute of America and can I get accepted? The school has a 98% acceptance rate ranking it #150 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,014 out of 1,035 applicants were admitted making Culinary Institute of America an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Culinary Institute of America typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 47% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Culinary Institute of America SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
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Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Culinary Institute of America
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SAT Scores for Culinary Institute of America
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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Culinary Institute of America ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
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Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Scores for Culinary Institute of America
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Culinary Institute of America. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Culinary Institute of America was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #89 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Culinary Institute of America accepts 98% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Culinary Institute of America students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 18% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 7% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

60% of Culinary Institute of America freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Culinary Institute of America students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 26%
Top 50% of class 60%
Bottom 50% of class 0%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Culinary Institute of America admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 619 416 1,035
Accepted 607 407 1,014
Acceptance Rate 98% 98% 98%
Enrolled 256 216 472
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 53% 47%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Culinary Institute of America and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Culinary Institute of America Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Culinary Institute of America
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190503 IPEDS survey data for Culinary Institute of America.

Frequently Asked Questions

98% of those who apply are granted admission to Culinary Institute of America. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

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