Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Founded in 1969, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis or IUPUI is an urban shared campus of Indiana University and Purdue University located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees from both Indiana University and Purdue University. The IUPUI campus is spread across an area of 510 acres.

IUPUI offers more than 180 undergraduate majors and ranks among the top fifteen in the country in the number of first professional degrees it confers and seventh in the number of health-related degrees. The university is organized into more than 15 academic divisions.

IUPUI's sports teams are nicknamed the Jaguars. They compete at the Division I level in The Summit League.

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Contacting IUPUI

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
425 University Blvd
Indianapolis , IN 46202-5143
General Phone: (317) 274-5555

IUPUI Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,243German language, French language, Spanish language, sign language translation, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, library science, museum studies, ...
Business and Management1,027business, operations management, accounting, labor studies, management information systems
Education and Teaching546educational administration, special ed, school counseling, adult education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, art education, English teaching, ...
Medicine476dentistry, dental clinical sciences, medicine, medical scientist, public health, public health courses
Family and Social Work459public administration, social work
Nursing and Emergency Medicine448EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing administration, adult health nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing science, pediatric nursing, mental health nursing, community nurse, ...
Law348law, legal research
Science307biology, biochemistry, cell biology and anatomy, microbiology, human genetics, physiology, neurobiology, pathology, pharmacology, ...
Medical Support and Technology262dental assistant, dental hygienist, dental services, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, radiographer, radiation protection, cytotechnologist, ...
Computer Science and Engineering194computer and info science, information technology, computer support, computer engineering
Media177communication studies, journalism, digital communications
Therapy and Counseling177psychology, psychology courses, physical therapy
Engineering Technician169architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, biomedical tech, robotics tech, mechanical engineering related tech, computer engineering tech, architectural drafting, mechanical drafting ...
Engineering134engineering, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, various engineering courses, engineering management
Fine Arts102fine arts, art history and criticism
Security and Law Enforcement85criminal justice and safety, forensic science
Hospitality69tourism and travel, hospitality administration
Medical Administration39medical records admin, health services administration, medical informatics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy29occupational therapy
Design24interior design
Religion and Philosophy18philosophy, religion
Music11various music studies

Number of programs and degrees for IUPUI in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree2,90670
Master's degree1,87759
Associate's degree40524
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3748
First-professional degree6443
Doctor's degree7612
Post-master's certificate1031

IUPUI Student Body

In 2007-2008, IUPUI had a total enrollment of 29,854 students (21,649 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 92%
Part-Time 8%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 71%
Graduate 22%
First Professional 7%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 76%
Black 9%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 12%
20-21 15%
22-24 23%
25-29 23%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)4%
State unknown1%

IUPUI Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 40 %

IUPUI Room and Board (2007)

IUPUI offers campus housing for 1,000 of its 21,649 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Indianapolis, Indiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Indiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

IUPUI Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440550
SAT Math450570
SAT Writing420530
ACT Verbal1724
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT82%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT28%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

IUPUI Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,191
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,578
Room and board $ 4,512
Room charge $ 3,140
Books and supplies $ 672
Other expenses $ 6,120

Financial Aid:
IUPUI participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 181300)

IUPUI Faculty

IUPUI has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track256172
Non-tenured and not on tenure track443398

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year27$119,2028$113,794
Associate professorcalendar year23$101,7739$96,440
Assistant professorcalendar year5$79,5866$62,245
Lecturercalendar year12$53,24916$58,749
All faculty totalcalendar year67$98,45039$79,276

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year106$103,45040$95,179
Associate professoracademic year110$76,57077$72,117
Assistant professoracademic year85$63,82882$56,666
Instructoracademic year1*0*
Lectureracademic year73$43,74478$42,225
All faculty totalacademic year375$74,915277$62,456

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

IUPUI Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Mid-Continent Conference
Track Mid-Continent Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports6279141

IUPUI Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Labor Studies
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Teacher Education

Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
Engineering/Industrial Management
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
Robotics Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Law (LLB, JD)
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Science/Librarianship
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Museology/Museum Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Services Administration
Medical Informatics

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other
Histologic Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)
Medicine (MD)
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)
Public Health, Other

Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Human/Medical Genetics
Microbiology, General
Neurobiology and Neurophysiology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Physics, General
Physiology, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other

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What Sets IUPUI Apart:

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% of degrees in medicine
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Top 14%IUPUI Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%IUPUI % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 16%IUPUI Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in fine arts
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Top 16%IUPUI % of degrees in fine arts
% of degrees in law
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%IUPUI % of degrees in law
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%IUPUI % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%IUPUI % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 19%IUPUI % of degrees in engineering technician
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%IUPUI % students 40 years or older

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checked Remedial classes for students
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checked Option to study abroad
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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