Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

IUPUI is a public, comprehensive university. It was founded with the 1969 merger of Indiana University and Purdue University. Its 511-acre, urban campus is located in Indianapolis.

Website: www.iupui.edu/

Public
Co-ed
21,610
Undergraduate
Students
(56.4%) 12,183 Women
(43.6%) 9,427 Men
8,181
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
80% of 11,091 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.45
SAT Math
546 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
554 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,537
Out-of-state: $42,893
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,465
Out-of-state: $29,821
Room and Board
$9,730
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Freshman Award
$11,684
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,065
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,414
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Indianapolis Population
843,393
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Indianapolis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
11% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Jaguars
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.6% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
7.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.4% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students
4.4% from 131 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
21.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language   3
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives 7  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required May 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
420 University Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone
(317) 274-4591
Fax
(317) 278-1862
E-mail
apply@iupui.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Portfolio for art program recommended for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
80% of 11,091 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 6,610 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 4,481 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
5,514 (62%) of 8,834 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,188 (59%) of 5,438 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,326 (68%) of 3,396 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.45
3.75 and Above
27%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
546 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
21%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
23%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
554 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
25%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
21%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
7%
Score of 24 - 29
37%
Score of 18 - 23
43%
Score of 12 - 17
13%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 15%
Top quarter: 43%
Top half: 84%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,537
Out-of-state: $42,893
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,465
Out-of-state: $29,821
Room and Board
$9,730
Books and Supplies
$930
Other Expenses
$2,412
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@iupui.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 10
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001813
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,525 (91.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,671 (75.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,588 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
646 (25.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$11,684
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,255 (87.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,507
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,436 (55.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,212
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 396 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
409 (10.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,450

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
14,280 (82.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,520 (80.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,133 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,188 (19.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$11,003
Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,339 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,382
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,997 (62.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,095
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,221 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,997 (11.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,269

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,065
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
4.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,408
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Technology/Technician
  • Biotechnology
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Biology
  • Informatics
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Labor Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Technology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Robotics Technology/Technician
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical and Scientific Communication
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,414
Part-Time Faculty
1,114
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
58%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 21% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,230,056
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1158
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Affairs

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Art Education
  • Art Therapy
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioethics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biopsychology
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Computer Education
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dentistry
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Emergency Management
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Gender Studies
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Health Communication
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Law
  • Liberal Studies
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Organizational Management
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Philanthropic Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • Public History
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music
  • Toxicology
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biopsychology
  • Biostatistics
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Dentistry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Health Communication
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Law
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Music
  • Neurobiology
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Philanthropic Studies
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Statistics
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music
  • Toxicology

Location and Setting


Indianapolis Population
843,393
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Indianapolis
Campus Size
534 acres

Weather

Temperature
17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
126 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
11% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
89%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
lighted pathways, self-defense education

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Jaguars
School Colors
Red and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
21,610
Women
12,183 (56.4%)
Men
9,427 (43.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
17,521
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.6% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
7.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.4% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students.
4.4% from 131 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
8,181

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
75.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
21.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
38.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
45.4%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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