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Admission Requirements

The following are the requirements to enter the Dietetics and Culinary Dietetic tracks:

Entering Freshman

  • Must meet minimum requirements of a 3.0 high school GPA.
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements may be admitted to the Nutrition Track and when meeting the requirements stated below (see Changing Majors to the Dietetics Track) may change to the Dietetics Track.

Transfer Students

  • Completion of two of the following sciences prior to admission to IUP: CHEM 101 or 111, CHEM 102 or 112, BIOL 105, BIOL 241, BIOL 155

Changing Majors to the Dietetics or Culinary Dietetics Track

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Grade of "C" or higher in all of the following: FDNT 110, FDNT 150, FDNT 151, CHEM 101 or 111, CHEM 102 or 112
  • Students who wish to major in the Dietetics track, but do not meet these requirements, may be admitted to the Nutrition Track and change their major to the Dietetics Track when the conditions listed above are met.



  • Food and Nutrition Department
  • Ackerman Hall, Room 102
    911 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4440
  • Fax: 724-357-3007
  • Semester Office Hours
  • Monday–Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.– Noon
  • 1:00–4:30 p.m.