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Culinary Costs

A Culinary Education of True Value

At IUP, we are committed to ensuring our students a world-class university education at an affordable cost.

The following costs are for the 2014–2015 year:

Instructional Costs*

  • $7,848 per semester
  • No Charge for externship semester

Fees

  • Activity Fee: $333.50 per semester
  • Technology Fee: $211 per semester (Pennsylvania residents); $321 per semester (Non-Pennsylvania resident)
  • Supply Package, Culinary Arts: $1,500, one-time charge for first-year students (This fee covers knife kit, uniforms and shoes, and textbooks.)
  • Supply Package, Baking and Pastry Arts: $500, one-time charge for second-year baking students (This fee covers baking uniforms, baking supplies, and textbooks.)
  • Transportation Fee: $46 per semester
  • No Charge for Parking; students may elect to bring a car to campus.

*Costs listed are for Culinary and/or Baking semesters. Once these semesters are completed, students opting to continue on for the B.S. degree will pay undergraduate tuition and fees found on the Bursar's website.

Housing

On-Campus Housing

Space is available for sixty first-year culinary students. We offer suite-style living with the following options:

IUP Punxsutawney Living Center

  • Two bedroom, four beds, two bathrooms, $3,284 per semester, fall and spring; $2,479 summer
  • Four bedroom, four beds, two bathrooms, $4,136 per semester, fall and spring; $3,126 summer

Fairman Living Center

  • One bedroom, two beds, one bathroom, $3,283 fall and spring; $2,409 summer (Commons Fee: $112 fall and spring; $82 summer)

Off-Campus Housing

  • Many rental options are available, including single rooms, one- and two-bedroom apartments, and more
  • Check out our Off-Campus Housing Guide for more information

Meal Plans*

  • Nineteen meals a week + $300 flex dollars: $1,600 per semester (19F+)
  • Nineteen meals a week +$200 flex dollars: $1,500 per semester (19F)
  • Fourteen meals a week +$300 flex dollars: $1,528 per semester (14F)
  • Fourteen meals a week: $1,228 per semester (14)
  • Ten meals a week +$300 flex dollars: $1,477 per semester (10F)

*Required for all on-campus residents

For more information about dining, see Campus Dish.

  • Academy of Culinary Arts
  • 1012 Winslow Street
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
  • Phone: 800-438-6424
  • Fax: 814-938-1158
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.