Apply to Culinary or Baking

  • Culinary students with Chef McIsaacApplication Requirements

    High School Transcript or GED Scores

    An unofficial copy of your transcript will be accepted for our review of your admissions application. An official copy of your final transcript is required prior to starting classes.

    Postsecondary Transcripts

    Submit these if you have completed one semester or more of any postsecondary program following high school graduation. 


    • SAT scores (These may qualify you for some IUP scholarships.) IUP SAT code: 2652 
    • ACT scores (These may qualify you for some IUP scholarships.) IUP ACT code: 3704
    • Personal Statement (Tell us more about yourself and your goals.)
    • Recommendations

    We consider all optional information submitted to us when we make scholarship awards and admissions decisions.

    Submit all culinary admissions materials to IUP Culinary Admissions, 1012 Winslow Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767, or upload them to us from your Admissions Profile.

    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.)

    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.