Admission and Fees
For a total cost of about $2200, which includes tuition (for California residents), tools and uniforms for the entire program, (books will be additional) you have the opportunity to earn an Associates in Science degree (60 units) and an American Culinary Federation Certificate.
International Students should first contact the International Student Admissions Office located in Conlan Hall, Room 107 or call (415) 239-3837 or visit the college's Admission and Registration section of the CCSF web site.
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Please visit the college's Financial Aid Services for more detailed information.
Students who are required to take the CCSF English Placement Test should place in English 92 or higher, or English as a Second Language 150 or higher. For students who place into ESL 150, it is highly recommended that you complete ESL 150 prior to entering the program.
All complete applications are reviewed. Because of the rigorous nature of the program, all past college and/or high school transcripts are reviewed for a 2.0 grade point average or higher. Applicants should also be able to carry 40 pounds across length of the kitchen (approximately 40 feet).
Enrollment is limited to 86 students per semester. To apply to the CAHM Programs please print and complete the following forms:
- CAHS Application Form (PDF)
- City College of San Francisco Application (PDF) - students may also choose to apply online
Completed applications must be submitted by the second Monday in November for the following spring semester and by the second Monday in April for the following fall semester (unless these dates are displaced by a holiday).
Thank you for your interest in the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Program. If you require further information please contact us at:
Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Program
City College of San Francisco
50 Phelan Avenue, SW 156
San Francisco, California 94112
Telephone: (415) 239-3152
Fax: (415) 239-3913.