University description (as per official university website)
New England Culinary Institute is dedicated to the principle that all students should be recognized as individuals who have a right to learn and develop academically and personally in a supportive environment. To accomplish this, New England Culinary Institute has established the following principles:
* Promote measurable development of skills in technical and liberal studies through a Standards-based educational model
* Encourage progressive personal and intellectual development through a varied and challenging student experience (curricular, co-curricular, and internship).
* Prepare students for career advancement in a dynamic industry and a changing world through a focus on professional skills of communication, teamwork, problem-solving, critical thinking.
* Support students in understanding their role in society by embracing diversity, encouraging community involvement, and promoting global awareness.
* Model best practices in the food and beverage industry by maintaining market-driven and guest-focused food outlets as learning laboratories.
* Expose students to a diversity of career pathways in the food and beverage industry.
* Promote greater understanding and appreciation of food, wine and the dining experience through outreach to guests, the local community and society as a whole.
* Value our connection with the state of Vermont, the environment, and the agricultural community by embracing local and sustainable cuisine, promoting the chef-farmer connection and modeling environmentally sensitive business practices.
* Maintain strong relationships with the food and beverage industry to ensure a current and appropriate curriculum, to enhance internship and employment opportunities, and to promote graduate success.
* Develop opportunities for faculty and staff to model both life-long learning and outreach to the professional and greater community.
* Promote pride in the institution and professional networking through the ongoing communication with alumni.
Financing Your NECI Education
Please review our Financial Aid Fact Booklet thoroughly and contact us if you have questions about the financial aid process, your financial aid eligibility, or to discuss any special circumstances you may have. The Financial Planning Office can provide you with information on scholarships, private loans, and tuition payment plans.
New England Culinary Institute Financial Aid
If you will be applying for Financial Aid please create your NECI Financial Aid Account.
Access your NECI Financial Aid Account.
The NECI Financial Aid system will guide you through the process of applying for Federal Financial Aid, allow for the electronic submission of required documents, and allow you to review your Financial Aid information. All students who are applying for Federal Financial Aid must create a NECI Financial Aid Account.
Federal Financial Aid
Learn about Federal Financial Aid.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) requires specific income, asset and family size information. Extenuating family circumstances not captured on the FAFSA form could include (but are not limited to) a reduction in income, high medical expenses, recent separation or divorce or dependency status.
If you or your parents have extenuating circumstances that are not captured on the FAFSA form, please contact our Financial Aid Office to discuss your situation. Call us at 802-225-3220 or 802-225-3249, or email us at email@example.com. Your special circumstances could affect the type and amount of financial aid you may be eligible to receive.