Academy of Culinary Arts

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  • Culinary Virtual Visits

    Saturday, November 7, 11:00 a.m.–Noon

    Wednesday, November 18, 6:00–7:00 p.m. 

    Learn about the admissions process, meet current students, faculty, and more.

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  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts is recognized nationwide for its high quality.

    Our small class sizes, with world-class chef instructors, provide an hourly amount of hands-on production time unparalleled by any other culinary program, and our externship placement is among the best in the United States. Whether you aim to win a Food Network show—as graduate Lindsay McClain ’07 did—or work at a four- or five-star property, as many of our alumni do, IUP ACA starts you on your way to an exciting, creative career in the food industry.

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  • Culinary Arts Admissions

    Find information on visiting, applying, cost and value, and more; read our alumni success stories. If you love to cook or bake, the IUP ACA nationally recognized culinary arts programs are for you.

    Current Student Services

    Information and items of interest for students of the Academy of Culinary Arts.

    Academy of Culinary Arts Campus

    See photos of our 13,000-square-foot Academy, our Fairman Centre, and our Living-Learning Center.

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  • Support IUP Culinary Arts Students

    When you make a gift in support of our department, you invest in the world's next generation of leaders. Scholarships and program support create the best possible student experience.

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