The French Pastry School

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To apply for the Pastry and Baking (LAP), Cake (LAG), or Bread (LAB) programs at The French Pastry School , you will need to complete an application.  FPS’ full-time programs are offered through a collaboration agreement with Robert Morris University Illinois, a fully accredited and licensed educational institution. Thus, all applications should be submitted online through the RMU website here. 

Before continuing with your application, please familiarize yourself with the application process. 

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L'Art de la Pâtisserie
The Professional Pastry and Baking Program,
a 20-Week Certificate Program

L'Art du Gâteau
The Professional Cake Decorating and Baking Program
a 10-week Certificate Program

L'Art de la Boulangerie*
The Artisanal Bread Baking Course
an 10-week Session


*L'Art de la Boulangerie is awaiting approval. 

Application Requirements


Regular Admission
Admission decisions are based on a review of each student’s academic record and professional experience. Each candidate is considered on an individual basis. In making admission decisions,
the following materials are considered:
·         High school diploma, GED score, military documentation or college coursework
·         Work or community service experience
·         Standardized examination results
·         Demonstration of character necessary for success in college
Adult – 23 Years & Older
Students who are 23 years and older often possess numerous life and professional experiences that demonstrate abilities to be successful in college. For these students, the following materials are considered:
·         High school record or college associate degree
·         GED score
·         Examination results:
o   American College Testing (ACT)
o   Standard Achievement Test (SAT)
o   Applied Education Skills Assessment (AESA)
o   College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Dantes
·         Evidence of successful employment experience