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 2022–23 year:

Instructional Costs*

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


  • Activity Fee: $540 per semester, fall and spring; $157 summer semester
  • Technology Fee: $239 per semester (Pennsylvania residents); $360 per semester (non-Pennsylvania resident)
  • Supply Package*:$1,500 (cost is pro-rated over four semesters at $375 per semester)
    This fee covers uniforms, supplies, and textbooks.
  • I-card Fee: $15 per year ($7.50 fall and $7.50 spring)
  • Transportation Fee: $46 per semester
  • Regional Campus Student Health Service Fee: $100 per semester
  • Parking: No charge. Students may elect to bring a car to campus.

Costs listed are for Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry semesters. Once these semesters are completed, students opting to continue on for the Culinary AAS degree or the BS degree will pay undergraduate tuition and fees found on Student Billing's website.

*Supply Package cost is $1,500, pro-rated over four semesters. Supplies will be distributed at the beginning of the year. Students will be financially responsible for the full cost.

Note: All students will also incur other expenses not included on your billing statement such as books and supplies, personal and transportation expenses, and housing and food (even if not living on campus).  For more information on understanding the cost of attendance, please visit Cost of Attendance vs. Your Bill.


On-Campus Housing, 2022–23 Cost

IUP Punxsutawney Living Center

We offer suite-style living with the following options:

  • Four bedrooms, four beds, two bathrooms: $4,723 fall semester; $4,723 spring semester; $3,790 summer semester

Off-Campus Housing