IUP Culinary Arts Students and Alumni

Apply to continue into the Associate Degree

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.

Did you complete college coursework before attending the Academy of Culinary Arts?

College classes completed prior to attending the Academy may fill some or all of the Culinary or Baking AAS liberal studies requirement. Official transfer credit evaluation is established through the Transfer Services Office in the Office of Admissions. If applicable, be sure to submit official copies of your college transcripts (other than IUP) when you apply.


  • 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, 125 South Gilpin 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.)

International Students

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