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Financial Aid

Learn how you can finance your culinary or hospitality school tuition from our Office of Student Financial Services.

You've decided that you’re ready for a future in food and hospitality — now what?

Let us help you figure out how to finance your career training. ICE's Office of Student Financial Services puts an award-winning culinary or hospitality education within your reach. Our Financial Aid programs, loans and payment plans provide many options and our financial services advisors are available to help make your dream of attending culinary school at ICE a reality.

ICE is approved by the federal government for participation in Title IV financial aid programs, including Pell Grants, Federal Subsidized and Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loans and Federal Parent Plus Loans.

You may also be eligible for other grant aid, such as veteran or active-duty military benefits and vocational rehabilitation programs. Numerous  scholarships are also available to ICE students at both campuses to help cover your school tuition

Additionally, ICE offers financial aid programs through school tuition discounts including: Double Diploma, Out-of-Area and Military discounts, as well as scholarships and tax benefits in various instances.

Finally, you may apply for alternative loan programs, such as private student loans, state government student loans and ICE institutional loans.

At ICE, financial aid is available to all those that qualify.

Each student’s situation is unique. The majority of ICE students do receive some form of assistance to finance their education. They’ve made their dreams a reality, and so can you.

If you are interested in exploring financial aid options, please click here to get started.

Click here to get started. We'll begin by pairing you with an admissions representative who will reach out to learn about your career goals and walk you through the application process. Your ICE Admissions Representative can also match you with a Financial Aid advisor who will assist you in financing your school tuition.

Feel free to contact our Office of Student Financial Services directly at (888) 921-CHEF or NYfinaid@ice.edu for our NYC campus, and at (888) 718-CHEF or LAfinaid@ice.edu for our LA campus and Online programs.

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Military & Veterans

Choose ICE for your career training, and you'll be in good company. We value your commitment to our country’s future. Likewise, we’re committed to helping you build your future culinary career with a comprehensive culinary education. There is a range of active duty, reserve and veteran's benefits available to ICE students in addition to our Financial Aid programs.

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International Students

Like the cities our campuses are located in, ICE is a hub of multiculturalism. We are proud to host students from all over the word – to date, we’ve hosted students from over 44 countries. Our global student body gives our classrooms a unique international character. New York and Los Angeles are diverse and exciting food cities, providing international culinary students with opportunities for vibrant cultural experiences that include access to a vast array of international restaurants, gourmet markets and culinary resources. It’s no wonder that so many international culinary students have chosen ICE as their passport to a rewarding culinary career.