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Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI)
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  • 4 Year
  • INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade C

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IUPUI is an above-average public university located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 17,311 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the IUPUI acceptance rate is 79%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 52% of students, IUPUI alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,900.

About

420 UNIVERSITY BLVD
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46202
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Horizon League

Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI) Rankings

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IUPUI Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
1000-1190
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$12,345 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,327 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 209 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 257 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 256 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
9
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    68%
  • On Campus
    4%
  • Online
    27%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
17,311 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,655
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 161 responses
  • Productive, yet social
    47%
  • People are here for school, not to make friends
    17%
  • Productive
    14%
  • Welcoming and productive; friendly to work with
    14%
  • Welcoming
    4%
  • heavy commuter campus - hard to make friends
    1%
  • Bored and irritable
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 281 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 336 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 184 responses
  • Diverse
    45%
  • Opportunistic
    15%
  • All of The Above
    14%
  • Diverse, friendly,hardworking, with great programs
    13%
  • A cost effective option in terms of tuition
    3%
  • Great value, diverse, and great programs
    3%
  • Value
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 149 responses

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