Punxsutawney Campus StudentsThe Regional Advantage

Offering academic opportunities including first-year courses, certificates in culinary and baking and pastry arts, associate's degrees, and bachelor's degrees, and dual enrollment, IUP Punxsutawney is a unique opportunity to attend a small campus that is committed to your success.

  • Enjoy a smooth transition from high school to college without traveling far from home
  • Involve yourself in a small campus where you can find the support to succeed
  • Find friendships that will last a lifetime
  • Learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs
  • Be part of small classes with highly trained IUP faculty, all focused on your success
  • Scholarships and grants that make IUP affordable

You'll have a hard time not feeling at home in Punxsutawney. Just a short car ride from Indiana and 90 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, you will find everything you need within our community.

Visit Campus

We offer Personal Information Sessions daily. Please email iup-pxy@iup.edu to schedule a visit. A reservation is required. 

IUP Punxsutawney is currently accepting applications for fall 2024. Visit IUP Admissions to apply today.

Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts

The Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts programs are 16-month certificate programs. Both of these programs have options for you to continue to receive an associate’s degree in Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry Arts, or a bachelor’s degree in Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism and Event Management, Nutrition, and Family and Consumer Science Education

Dual Enrollment at IUP Punxsutawney

High school juniors and seniors can earn college credits before graduating from high school through our Dual Enrollment program in Punxsutawney. 

Skillup™ PA

The Skillup PA initiative is being led by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry and PA Careerlink. There are thousands of learning modules for learners to improve their credentials and skills. There are also many modules for employers to utilize in enhancing the training and skills of their employees. IUP Punxsutawney has partnered with Workforce Solutions for North Central PA and can help identify modules to couple with or without college courses and your career plans. Finally, IUP Punxsutawney can assist with a location to access fast broadband and a quiet place to focus as you skill up! 

Punxsutawney Campus Course Offerings

Learn more about what IUP Punxsutawney has to offer.

Student Profiles

Read what some of our most successful students are saying about their experiences at IUP Punxsutawney!

Photo Gallery

Browse through our photo gallery for a taste of what you’ll see when you visit IUP Punxsutawney.


IUP Punxsutawney Students Receive Scholarships for Essay Writing

IUP Punxsutawney students received $1,000 scholarships for their essays.

Punxsutawney and Northpointe Students Take Field Trip to Pittsburgh

IUP Punxsutawney and IUP Northpointe students taking History class this fall took a field trip to Pittsburgh and learned about historical sites.

IUP Punxsutawney Hosts Healthcare Employment Roundtable

Over 30 healthcare employers, local educators, and interested stakeholders gathered at IUP Punxsutawney to discuss critical shortages in healthcare workers in rural areas.

Muth Presents at Regional and Branch Campus Administrators Conference

Richard Muth, director of Regional Campuses, presented "Rurality: Diversity, Perspectives, and Educational Impacts" at the Regional and Branch Campus Administrators Conference, which took place June 11–14, 2023.

IUP Punxsutawney Supports Junior Achievement at Punxsutawney Elementary School

IUP Punxsutawney staff members Rich Muth and Mysti Dinger volunteered with the Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce to each adopt a fifth-grade class at Punxsutawney Elementary.