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IUPUI Quick Facts

Campus Profile

  • IUPUI is Indiana's premier urban public research university.
  • Offering more than 250 degrees in 19 schools, IUPUI is Indiana's most comprehensive university.
  • The campus has a health and life sciences focus, with a medical school and a nursing school among the largest in the nation.
  • The campus awards degrees from both Indiana University and Purdue University.
  • The campus has an annual budget of $1.3 billion.
  • IUPUI offers an affordable top quality education—cost of full-time undergraduate in-state attendance per year (tuition and general fees): $8,755.62; out of state: $29,570.82. (Tuition and Fee Estimator)
  • The IUPUI Jaguars participate in Division I athletics.
  • Indianapolis offers outstanding opportunities for jobs, internships, social interaction, and recreational activities.
  • Student housing accommodates approximately 1,686 students in traditional residence halls, townhomes, and the IUPUI Riverwalk Apartments. Off-campus accommodations are also available.

Recent National Awards

  • In 2014, IUPUI was ranked 5th by U.S. News and World Report in "Up-and-Coming National Universities." In 2012, IUPUI was ranked 7th by U.S. News and World Report in "Up-and-Coming National Universities." In 2011, IUPUI was ranked 3rd by U.S. News and World Report in "Up-and-Coming National Universities." IUPUI was ranked 5th by U.S. News and World Report in "Up-and-Coming National Universities" in 2010.
  • The Robert H. McKinney School of Law Legal Writing program was ranked 8th in the country by U.S. News and World Report, 2014.
  • School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI was ranked 6th in the country in Nonprofit Management in 2012.
  • The Robert H. McKinney School of Law was ranked as one of the 10 "Greenest Law schools" in 2010 by Pre-Law Magazine.
  • Ranked 8th best public university in the Midwest by Forbes magazine, 2009.

Student Profile

  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 22,409 undergraduates; 8,079 graduate and professional students
  • 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid in 2012-13, including $101.3 million in gift aid.
  • Freshman class:
    • Average 2013 SAT score: 1009
    • Average high school GPA: 3.25/4.0
    • Average age for first-time beginning students: 19
    • IUPUI welcomes about 3,000 incoming beginning students each year
    • 46 valedictorians and salutatorians in 2012
  • Student body:
    • 89% are in-state, 11% are out-of-state
    • 57% female, 43% male
    • 17% of students are classified as an ethnic minority
    • 4.7% are international students
  • IUPUI is an engaged campus, with RISE to the Challenge opportunities:


  • IUPUI researchers attracted just over $336.3 million in grants and awards for research funding in 2012-2013
  • The campus includes about 100 research centers, including 27 Signature Centers.
  • 1,747 research grants were awarded in 2011-2012.
  • The IU Research and Technology Corporation, located near the IUPUI campus, oversees intellectual property at Indiana University. Through license agreements, patent applications, and assisting faculty with startup companies, the IURTC has housed over 30 companies, graduated 13 clients, and created over 370 Hoosier jobs, at an average salary of $61,000.
  • In fiscal year 2009, IUPUI investigators disclosed 94 inventions. 20 companies entered into license agreements for IUPUI inventions, and 93 patent applications were filed on IUPUI inventions.
  • Innovate Indiana is the name for Indiana University's efforts to channel the university's vast resources to strengthen the Hoosier economy. The Office of the Vice President for Engagement is the central point of contact for Innovate Indiana. The office is:
    • Investing in and coordinating IU's economic development activities across the state,
    • Turning the innovations of IU faculty into new products, services, and treatments through the IU Research & Technology Corporation (IURTC),
    • Connecting the business community in Indiana, the nation, and the world to IU.

Civic Engagement

  • Service learning classes, faculty and student participation, hours contributed, and community partnerships have increased dramatically as a result of ongoing initiatives, including new student scholarships and faculty professional development efforts designed to double service learning at IUPUI.
  • Under the leadership of Center for Service & Learning in 2011-2012, 14 IUPUI schools offered service learning courses in collaboration with 278 community partner organizations, with nearly 9,955 students providing 181,262 hours of service to those partners.
  • IUPUI was named a "Savior of our Cities" and received the President's Higher Education Community Service Award for Excellence in General Community Service.



  • More than 2,500 faculty in 21 schools provide the basis for IUPUI's quality educational programs.
  • Over 90% of full-time faculty have professional or doctoral degrees.
  • Serious efforts have been undertaken to increase the diversity of faculty.
    • 41% of the faculty are women
    • 27% of faculty are classified as an ethnic minority
  • IUPUI has many renowned faculty.

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