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Tuition Discounts

Credits & Discounts for Qualified Applicants

Planning how to finance your culinary education? We're here to help.

The Institute of Culinary Education offers a variety of tuition discounts for qualifying students — see below for those currently available.

For additional information about any of these tuition discounts, feel free to contact our Office of Student Financial Services directly at (888) 826-CHEF or LAfinaid@ice.edu.

Learn your practical kitchen skills while refining your business acumen. Enrolling in our Restaurant & Culinary Management program in addition to either the Culinary Arts or Pastry & Baking Arts programs gives you the opportunity to “double major” and gain two diplomas, bringing you knowledge and expertise in both while offering valuable tuition incentives.

Please note: the Double Diploma discount can be combined with one other discount. No other discounts can be combined. 

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A $2,500 discount is applied to the Balance Due for the Culinary Arts and Pastry & Baking Arts programs and a $750 allowance is applied to the Balance Due for the Restaurant & Culinary Management program provided students meet the qualifying criteria.

U.S. Citizens & Permanent Residents: The student’s permanent home address (student’s true and fixed home, to which student intends to return and remain) is in excess of 50 miles from the School. The student must provide proof of permanent home address in the form of government-issued photo identification that has not expired (e.g., driver’s license, passport or equivalent). Student must also provide evidence of relocation. International students are not eligible for this discount.

A $1,000 discount is applied to the Balance Due for the Restaurant & Culinary Management program for students currently working in the Culinary & Culinary Management industries. Proper identification, such as a valid employee ID, current pay stub or similar proof of active employment at time of enrollment is required.

For the Culinary Arts and Pastry & Baking Arts programs, a $2,500 discount is applied to the Balance Due after all applicable benefits have been applied and upon the presentation of appropriate military or veteran credentials. For the Restaurant & Culinary Management program, a $750 discount is applied to the Balance Due after all applicable benefits have been applied and upon the presentation of appropriate military or veteran credentials.