Our commitment to students

At IUPUI, we are committed to you.

As we take steps toward a healthier future, we continue to support our community by offering high-quality, affordable education and local opportunities to ensure that our students succeed.

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A scientist looks into a microscope as part of research on the IUPUI campus

Committed to your safety

As a Jaguar, you can expect a quality, affordable, and flexible education from IUPUI, with the assurance that your well-being is our highest priority. IUPUI is a safe and healthy campus located in the heart of Indianapolis. We’re practicing the CDC's health recommendations on campus to ensure your safety. That means we're following protocols for cleaning spaces, managing room capacities, and practicing safe distancing. In addition, we require mask-wearing on campus, modify food services to adhere to CDC guidelines, and regulate personal health checks and quarantines where necessary.

Learn more about safety on the Fall 2020 site

Committed to a quality education

Our commitment to high-quality education is exemplified through various recognitions IUPUI has received. We’ve been positioned in the Top 100 Best Undergraduate Teaching Universities and the Top 50 Graduate Nursing Programs by U.S. News and World Report. IUPUI is also the 7-time winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight into Diversity. Especially now, providing you with the best education possible is important to us.

Affordable options

Not only is IUPUI one of the most affordable universities in the state of Indiana, but it offers plenty of financial aid and scholarship options for students.

Smooth transition

Whether you're transitioning from high school or another college or university, IUPUI has your back. We've designed ways to offer even more support for students transferring from another college or university.

Flexible formats

We're committed to exceptional quality education and academic excellence, whether students are learning in the classroom or virtually. Explore the schedule of classes to see what formats might work for you.

Committed to connecting you to opportunities

We’re here to connect you to opportunities in Indy and beyond, in order to make a difference in the world at large. Whether we’re conducting classes in person or online, community and connection are essential to making IUPUI what it is.

Noelle Broughton

Peterson fellow in the Indianapolis mayor's office

It's a really unique program because it's very self-directed [...] I have been able to determine my own path and experience based on my interests and the city's needs.

Esther Calderon

Tourism, convention, and event management major

I learned that I could make a difference in my community and take part in a plethora of different jobs.

Ibrahim Khan

Chemistry and Biology major

Seeing another culture was a wonderful experience… and I wish everyone could have an experience like we did. [...] The stipend provides a great opportunity for Honors students.


With IUPUI’s close proximity to downtown Indianapolis and an active business and medical community, our students enjoy the benefits of incredible internship opportunities every school year. Internships help you gain valuable experience and demonstrate learning, all while making valuable professional connections in your career field.

Experiential learning and research

Hands-on learning that engages you in real-world experiences is an important aspect of quality education. This is essential to your education at IUPUI, and you can complete it in undergraduate or graduate research, internships, and more. Learn more about the opportunities and see examples of hands-on learning at IUPUI.

Co-curricular activities

With 500+ student organizations on campus at IUPUI, you're sure to find one that allows you to explore your passions, make connections, develop valuable skills, and make a difference at a local or global level. Learn more on our Jaguar life page.