ICE students enjoying their plated foods

How To Enroll

Make your culinary dreams a reality with our simple admissions process

Admission to our career training and professional development programs and courses is quick and easy.

Whether you’re looking to attend our on-campus programs in New York and Los Angeles, or our online programs, you’re just a few short steps away from becoming part of the ICE family and kickstarting your new career based on passion and creativity.

Step 1- Apply

The 51 admissions application is:

  • Easy to access
  • Quick to complete
  • Available 24/7 at

Simply submit your application – it takes less than 10 min for most students – and you’ll be on your way! We also encourage you to have a quick chat with an ICE Admissions Representative; they’re here to learn more about you, answer any questions you may have about the school, our programs, courses and the enrollment process.

Step 2 - Submit Required Documents

The Institute of Culinary Education has classes starting throughout the year and does not require any particular GPAs, standardized tests or references to be admitted. What you will need to provide is simply:

  • Proof of education equal-to or greater-than a US high school diploma 
  • Valid ID
  • Enrollment agreement (provided by your ICE Admissions Representative)

Non-US citizens will also need to prove their residency status/provide a current visa or follow the steps to apply for a student visa through ICE as well as proof of language proficiency. You can find all the details about required documents in our international student guidelines.
For full details about acceptable education documents, visit our Admissions page

Step 3 - Create a Financing Plan

䷡’s Office of Student Financial Services is a full team dedicated to guiding you to the best and easiest financing options so you can make your culinary school dreams a reality. Financing options include:

  • Federal Financial Aid grants and loans
  • Payment plans
  • Scholarships
  • Private student loans

With a wide variety of financing options and an ICE admissions team that is committed to keeping enrollment simple and straightforward, there’s no reason to wait! Start your application today and see where your Culinary Voice can take you.