Apply to Culinary Arts

  • Applications for Fall 2016

    Submit the Culinary Application if you intend to study Culinary Arts, Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts, or if you wish to combine Culinary Arts with the BS degree programs in Hospitality Management or Nutrition.

    Here’s What You Need to Do:

    1. Application: Apply electronically or submit a paper application.
    2. $50 application fee. (Online application requires payment by credit card. Paper application fee can be paid by check or money order payable to IUP.)
    3. High school transcript or GED scores (official copies).
    4. Postsecondary transcripts (official copies). These are required if you have attended any postsecondary program for a semester or longer.

    Baking and Pastry StudentOptional:

    • SAT/ACT scores (official copies) are preferred but not required.
    • Personal essay (Essay prompt: Would you like to share who or what inspired you to study culinary arts?)
    • Recommendations

    Your admission decision to Culinary Arts will be made within two weeks after we receive all of the required application pieces and any additional documentation requested. (An essay, recommendation, and/or entrance exam may be required if we need more information to make an admissions decision.)

    Please submit all admissions materials to Culinary Admissions, 1012 Winslow Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

    Use this Enrollment Checklist to track your progress toward enrollment in Culinary Arts at IUP.

    International Students

    Here is the application process for international students intending to major in culinary arts.